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Water cannon to be sent to London next week

Water cannon to be sent to London next week | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson completes purchase of three second-hand machines from Germany before decision from home secretary
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It's a deal: China to run our nuclear plants

It's a deal: China to run our nuclear plants | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
The deal signed yesterday by China's premier Li Keqiang on a visit to Britain will allow state-owned nuclear firms to control power plants in the UK.
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British aid money may unwittingly be funding rape and torture in DR Congo

British aid money may unwittingly be funding rape and torture in DR Congo | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Evidence of state-sanctioned sexual violence raises questions about the UK's funding of programmes to improve the DRC's 'internal security sector'
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NHS chiefs' pay rises condemned as 'double standards' by nurses

NHS chiefs' pay rises condemned as 'double standards' by nurses | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Anger as figures show senior managers' salaries rose 6.1% on average – almost four times rate for frontline staff
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Council urged to act over 'inhumane' use of spikes to deter homeless

Council urged to act over 'inhumane' use of spikes to deter homeless | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Spikes installed in entrance to luxury block of London flats spark flood of complaints
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Women duped by undercover officers challenge attempt to block lawsuit

Women duped by undercover officers challenge attempt to block lawsuit | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Claim police chiefs cannot contest case because of strict privacy policy is 'absurd' and 'shambolic', high court told
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Racists target north Belfast home – and then return to attack its occupants

Racists target north Belfast home – and then return to attack its occupants | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Pakistani immigrants living at the Parkmount Street property subjected to racist taunts and physical abuse
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Number of UK youth living in poverty could reach 5m by 2020, says charity

Number of UK youth living in poverty could reach 5m by 2020, says charity | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Save the Children accuses main parties of treating Child Poverty Act as 'window dressing' while cutting welfare spending
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NHS group considers charges for crutches and neck braces

NHS group considers charges for crutches and neck braces | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
South Warwickshire CCG presents 'tentative' proposal to public participation group, prompting criticism from health unions
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Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron

Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Religious leaders and faith groups ask David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg to tackle the causes of food poverty
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UN inspection of Yarl's Wood was blocked, claim campaigners

UN inspection of Yarl's Wood was blocked, claim campaigners | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Women's groups say UN special rapporteur told them she intended to visit controversial centre in Bedfordshire
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Revealed: Tesco hoarding land that could build 15,000 homes

Revealed: Tesco hoarding land that could build 15,000 homes | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Investigation reveals embattled supermarket chain's land bank bigger than estimated – 310 separate sites without a Tesco store
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£100m military contract lined up for company mired in racism allegations

£100m military contract lined up for company mired in racism allegations | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Complaints about bullying at Sodexo include charge that director hit employee and said it was 'punch a black week', writes Randeep Ramesh
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Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official

Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Charles Farr's statement marks first time government has commented on how it exploits the UK's legal framework to operate mass interception • Read Farr's statement in full
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Councils charging terminally ill

Councils charging terminally ill | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Some Scottish councils are charging terminally ill people for personal care when they should get it for free, according to Motor Neurone Disease Scotland.
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Police defend decision to arrest parents of obese boy on suspicion of neglect

Police defend decision to arrest parents of obese boy on suspicion of neglect | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Parents of 15 stone 11-year-old on bail pending further inquiries after concerns were raised about child's welfare
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This Photo From a London Luxury Building Has Started a Human Rights Firestorm

This Photo From a London Luxury Building Has Started a Human Rights Firestorm | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
This is a terrible way to deal with a serious social problem.
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Protest over jailed pigeon feeder from Morecambe

Protest over jailed pigeon feeder from Morecambe | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
A protest is held in support of a man jailed for continuing to feed pigeons in a Lancashire seaside town contrary to a community order.
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Police begin safety inquiry after Jim Clark Rally deaths

Police begin safety inquiry after Jim Clark Rally deaths | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Event can never be totally safe, organisers admit, as bodies of three spectators removed from scene
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Children aged 3 reported for crimes by Police Scotland

Children aged 3 reported for crimes by Police Scotland | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
New figures obtained by the BBC show that police have recorded hundreds of children as young as three for shoplifting and vandalism.
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Tony Blair: west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam

Tony Blair: west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
In keynote speech on Middle East, former PM blames Islamic extremism for failures of western intervention in region
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School exam timetables should avoid clashes with Ramadan, teachers say

School exam timetables should avoid clashes with Ramadan, teachers say | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Teachers fear that Muslim students' grades will suffer if they have to sit GCSE and A-level exams while they are fasting
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Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron

Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron | United Kingdom | Scoop.it
Religious leaders and faith groups ask David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg to tackle the causes of food poverty
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