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Daily news headlines 24 May 2016

24 May 2016

Landmark fracking operation approved; Build in north to save fields in south; Seaside towns urged to bid for share of £90m funding boost; and more...

Daily news headlines 23 May 2016

23 May 2016

Number and cost of resident parking permits rise; ‘Cut prosecutions' for children in care; North-south school funding gap revealed; and more...

Daily news headlines 20 May 2016

20 May 2016

GP groups ‘overlooking local end-of-life care needs'; Huge scale of child sex abuse shocks police; Stagger the holidays, minister tells schools; and more...

Daily news headlines 19 May 2016

19 May 2016

Queen's Speech: Adoption law reform aims to speed up placements; Government broadband plans are 'not ambitious enough'; Homeowners lose in new rules on seizing property; and more...

Daily news headlines 18 May 2016

18 May 2016

New measures to be announced in the Queen's Speech; 'Hidden army' of carers in their 80s; ‘More people will be paying for care'; and more...

Daily news headlines 17 May 2016

17 May 2016

Crisis-hit care homes leave thousands of beds empty; Public back greater powers for metro mayors; Thousands of pupils are taught in illegal schools; and more...

Daily news headlines 16 May 2016

16 May 2016

Ofsted inspection for mental health services at schools; Call for new deal for child refugees; Internet is so poor firms tell staff to email from home'; and more...

Daily news headlines 13 May 2016

13 May 2016

Plea for funding to cope with child refugees, High Court to rule on term-time holiday case, BT resists legal right to speedy internet for all and more...

Daily news headlines 12 May 2016

12 May 2016

Housing and Planning Bill set for Royal Assent; Councils set to win more power to seize land; Deadly air pollution in our cities; and more...

Daily news headlines 11 May 2016

11 May 2016

We will roll out faster rural broadband as it is needed, ministers pledge; Poorly designed schools affecting pupils' performance, says the RIBA; Housing Bill defeated for third time; and more...


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