Prescription drug addiction investigation

A review is to be carried out into the growing problem of prescription drug addiction. The prescribing of “addictive medicines” has increased 3% over five years in England with one patient in every 11 was prescribed a potentially addictive drug last year....

'No handbag?' Thatcher statue rejected

Plans for a statue of Margaret Thatcher near the Houses of Parliament have been rejected over its design and a lack of approval from her family. Westminster Council unanimously turned down the design for the 1.5-times lifesize statue – and suggested a handbag...

Labour: Hand over Carillion documents

Labour is preparing to force a binding vote in the Commons requiring ministers to hand over their risk assessments for Carillion before the company went bust. The shadow business secretary has told Sky News she suspects departments did not follow correct procedures...

England women's coach Phil Neville in sexism row

Phil Neville’s appointment as head coach of the England women’s football team has been overshadowed by allegations of sexism. Shortly after the former Manchester United and England footballer was named as the Lionesses’ new boss, Twitter users began...

Momentum denies Labour MP 'deselection hit list'

The leader of Momentum, the left-wing Labour activist group, has denied claims that it is planning a nationwide deselection purge of MPs opposed to Jeremy Corbyn. Jon Lansman, one of three Momentum candidates elected to Labour’s national executive last week,...