Social care in England is ‘a tower of Jenga held together with Sellotape’, independent review warns

Social services place too much emphasis on investigating families struggling to care for their children rather than giving them support to help them through their difficulties, a review has found.

Inquiry into Manchester Arena attack to publish first report later today

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing has said better security at venues has to be one of the lasting legacies of the atrocity.

The victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, remembered by their loved ones

Twenty-two men, women and children lost their lives in the suicide bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in May 2017.

COVID-19 cases ‘rising exponentially’ in England, study finds

COVID-19 cases are "rising exponentially" across England, with the latest estimates putting the R number at 1.44.

Cummings scores win with weaponised excerpts but venom of his targets detracts from credibility

In one sense, today was an unquestionable win for Dominic Cummings by securing advertising money can't buy.

Travel restrictions may be eased for Britons who have had both jabs

The government is considering relaxing restrictions surrounding international travel for Britons who have had both coronavirus vaccines.

Why it’s no bad thing that Biden-Putin summit was a little dull

There are moments when dull is good. This was one of them.

Third wave coming as Delta variant surges, but vaccine could be game-changer this time

If there was any doubt that we are heading towards a third wave then Wednesday's daily infection total should go some way towards dispelling those uncertainties.