Amelia Gentleman: David Clapson was found dead last year after his benefits were stopped on the grounds that he wasn't taking the search for work seriously. He had an empty stomach, and just £3.44 to his name. Now thousands of other vulnerable claimants are being left in similar by the government's tough new welfare sanctions
More than a third of people with degenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis are having their benefits slashed because the Department for Work and Pensions deems they will recover enough to look for work.
Saba Salman: As a new report paves the way for the closure of Winterbourne-View-style units, where 2,600 people with learning disabilities are being treated, their families are fighting to bring them home
The number of children in care has risen to a record level following the death of Baby P and a spate of child exploitation scandals. The National Audit Office said care system has not improved under Coalition.
Tony Blair was awarded the "global legacy award" by Save the Children US. Apparently this is for his "commitment to Africa".
But the former prime minister is central to Sir John Chilcot's inquiry into Britain’s controversial and protracted war in Iraq.
Earlier this month, it emerged that Blair had signed a multimillion pound contract with a Saudi Arabian oil company in 2010 to broker secret deals on the firm’s behalf with Chinese state officials. The revelation raises serious questions...