The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is currently looking at the extent to which institutions in England and Wales failed to protect children from sexual abuse. It is examining institutional failures in the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches but has yet to do anything specific on other religiousContinue Reading

The Guardian: UK needs 71,000 more care home places in eight years, study predicts. An extra 71,000 care home spaces are needed in the next eight years to cope with Britain’s soaring demand as people living longer face more health problems, a study has found. With countries suchContinue Reading Abortion is banned in Northern Ireland unless a woman’s life or mental health is in danger, and hundreds of women a year travel to other parts of the UK to terminate pregnancies. They must pay for the abortions, as well as for travel costs. Labour Party lawmaker Stella CreasyContinue Reading Donald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with a state visit to Britain until the British public supports him coming. The US president said he did not want to come if there were large-scale protests and his remarks inContinue Reading

Warning: A paedohile is interviewed in this story AN Australian documentary series dominated discussions on Twitter in Scotland yesterday following an expose on Westminster’s “paedophile network”. Channel 9’s series 60 Minutes was trending in Glasgow after screening a report into alleged child abuse by UK politicians. The Sunday night programme,Continue Reading