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Jillings Report: Abuse ‘still not being tackled’ at children’s homes in Wales, 17 years after report was suppressed

Jillings Report: Abuse ‘still not being tackled’ at children’s homes in Wales, 17 years after report was suppressed

Campaigners have warned that the authorities are still failing to tackle the epidemic of child abuse in Britain following the publication of …

Number of university students caught cheating almost doubles in three years

Universities disciplined 1,169 students for cheating last year a 92% increase on the 608 students caught out in 2008-09.

And over the past three years, a staggering 3,067 students have been found guilty of cheating after being brought before college …

Collapsed police corruption trial cost tax-payer millions

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that the investigation behind Britain’s biggest ever police corruption trial cost South Wales Police over £9million

It emerged last night that the force had spent a total of £9,215,191 on the 10-year inquiry …

Met chief met with NoTW while Milly Dowler was missing

A FoIA request for Lord Stevens’ diaries reveals he had dinner at the Ivy  with the editor of the News of The World while Milly Dowler was still missing, The Independent reports.

The diaries were allegedly lost during the course …

MoD’s radium-polluted sites exposed

The Ministry of Defence has come under heavy criticism after a Freedom of Information request exposed a list of 13 Scottish sites contaminated with potentially lethal radiation.

Fife’s Dalgety Bay, Moray’s RAF Kinloss, Argyll’s RAF Machrihanish base and the former …

NHS records system classifies live patients as ‘dead’

Lorenzo, the software system designed to connect the patient records of 30 million people across England, has failed to live up to its promises, The Times reports. According to the National Audit Office, the software system has suffered from 3,128 …