People who receive care at home have described going two weeks without a shower, getting their evening meal at 3.30pm and receiving care from workers who are “unable to boil an egg” in a new report.
Just a small percentage of English and maths GCSEs are likely to achieve a 9 this summer, as new grades are awarded for the first time.
Shocking levels of inactivity among middle-aged people have been exposed in new research which revealed that more than six million English adults do not even manage a brisk 10-minute walk each month.
Scrapping tax on flights for under-30s could help the Conservatives win back younger voters lost to Labour, a free market think tank has said.
A Government push to phase out the old pound coin is being hampered by firms mistakenly returning its 12-sided replacement.
The leader of the council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower disaster faced fresh calls to resign during a fraught public meeting.
Prince George will be going to a “busy” and “slightly chaotic” London school where the cosmopolitan capital is reflected in the 19 different languages spoken in pupils’ homes, according to a schools guide.
A man has been jailed for 18 years for possessing an explosive with intent to endanger life after a pipe bomb was found in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport.
UK lorry drivers are being put at risk by violent clashes in Calais, according to an industry body.
The Home Office has apologised after around 100 letters were wrongly sent to EU nationals warning them they face detention and removal from the UK.
A grieving widower has called for new laws to tackle “irresponsible and reckless” cyclists after a former courier was convicted of knocking down and killing his wife while riding an illegal bike.
A major clear-up operation is under way in the north-west of Ireland and Northern Ireland after heavy rain left a trail of destruction.
Nine offers of permanent accommodation have been accepted by Grenfell survivors whose homes were destroyed, while one household has already moved in to a new home.
The death of a man following a festival featuring “fetish play equipment” and an outdoor dungeon is not being treated as suspicious, police said.
Scotland’s deficit has been cut to £13.3 billion over the past year, according to new statistics.
Eighteen men from two notorious crime gangs have been banned from associating with each other or participating in music videos that promote gang-related violence following a landmark court ruling.
Twenty-one children have been taken to hospital following a crash involving a school bus and a car which left a driver seriously injured.
Grime artist Stormzy has hit out at the Metropolitan Police for linking drugs busts to Notting Hill Carnival.
Police are investigating an “unexplained” death at an event which describes itself as bringing “kink to the foreground of festival culture”.
New Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said the party will continue to support the legalisation of cannabis.