UK-born twins face deportation to different countries

Twin brothers born in London and brought up in state care could face deportation to two different Caribbean countries they have never visited. Siblings of Darrell and Darren Roberts, 24, said they had been...

Review launched into police ‘race discrimination’

The police watchdog is launching a review into whether officers across England and Wales racially discriminate against ethnic minorities. Stop-and-search and the use of force will be among the issues examined...

Sharp increase in UK child sexual abuse during pandemic

Lockdown was supposed to make us all safer and save lives. But for some vulnerable young people the opposite has been true. Sajid Javid, the former chancellor, warned last month that isolation was creating a...

Physical play with fathers may help children control emotions, study finds

Children whose fathers spend time playing with them at a very early age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions, which has a beneficial impact as they get older and start school, according...

Nurseries warn of ‘mass closures’ as lockdown lifts

Nurseries are warning of “mass closures” which could leave parents struggling to find childcare when they return to work as the lockdown eases. England’s early years providers have been...

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