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Prisoner aged 18 gave birth in HMP Bronzefield cell alone at night
An 18-year-old prisoner gave birth in her cell alone at night and her calls for help went unanswered, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has found in a critical report.
Inquest into the death of Robert Walaszkowski
Robert Walaszkowski, who sustained a spinal injury and lost consciousness while under the care of a mental health unit, was discharged from the emergency department at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, without being given a spinal examination, an inquest into his death was told.
Home Office urged to publish Windrush Compensation Scheme expedition process
The Home Office is being asked to openly explain its expedition process for claims under the Windrush Compensation Scheme in a new legal challenge launched by two people affected by the scandal.
Stonehenge campaigners welcome decision not to appeal court ruling
Stonehenge campaigners have welcomed Transport Secretary Grant Shapps’ decision not to appeal a court ruling that the go-ahead for a road tunnel project affecting the World Heritage Site (WHS) was unlawful.
“Unacceptable” MoD data breach increases risk to safety of Afghan interpreters
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has apologised for a data breach that revealed the email addresses and other personal details of more than 250 Afghan interpreters who worked for British forces and are seeking relocation to the UK.
Dr Who set builder exposed to asbestos while working at the BBC
The family of a man who built film and television sets for the BBC is taking legal action against the corporation following his death from mesothelioma.
Tyrone Murray Castles jailed for 25 years over abuse at Glebe House School, Hunstanton
Former teacher Dr Tyrone Murray Castles has been given a 25-year jail term for the sexual abuse of young boys while working at Glebe House School in Hunstanton, Norfolk.
National gymnastics coach sentenced for sexual abuse of a child
Gymnastics coach Stuart Woods has been given an 11-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexual offences against children.
£1m settlement for family of man whose childhood contact with British Rail asbestos caused his death at 58
A widow has been awarded almost £1 million after her husband died of cancer caused by childhood contact with asbestos on the clothing of his father, a former British Rail worker.
High Court rejects application for second Jodey Whiting inquest
The High Court has rejected the application by the mother of Jodey Whiting for a second inquest into her death.
Topical steroid cream use linked to burns side effects
People prescribed topical steroid creams have been advised that burns side effects have been experienced after stopping their use after a long period of time.