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Daily news headlines 26 August 2016

26 August 2016

Councils 'should monitor academy cash'; NHS cuts 'planned across England'; Take a staycation to help UK thrive, says PM; and more...

Daily news headlines 25 August 2016

25 August 2016

Government to miss new homes target by 250,000; Parents 'struggle' to find holiday care for learning disabled children; Shortage of bungalows means over 55s can't downsize; and more

Daily new headlines 24 August 2016

24 August 2016

Loneliness ‘could be as bad for health as cigarettes'; Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits; Huge rise in household recycling sent to landfill, and more...

Daily new headlines 23 August 2016

23 August 2016

Rejected recyclable waste up 84 per cent in England since 2011, data shows; Mayor U-turn is betrayal, says Burnham; budget for care costs, says report and more...

Daily new headlines 22 August 2016

22 August 2016

May to abandon Osborne plan for regional mayors; May under pressure after Brexit plunge in big-project spending; tax pop at poor and more...

Daily new headlines 19 August 2016

19 August 2016

Calais Jungle's population passes 9,000; Rotherham taxi ‘loophole' leaves young at risk, say MPs; Food labels to show spoons of sugar; and more...

Daily news headlines 18 August 2016

18 August 2016

New homelessness strategy a must, say MPs; Childhood obesity: 'Weak' government strategy criticised; British councillors to visit Calais Jungle for crisis talks on child refugees; and more...

Daily news headlines 17 August 2016

17 August 2016

Calais migrants: Councils ‘must help assess children'; Theresa May blocks calls for ban on junk food adverts during family TV shows; Elderly in crisis as care home costs soar; and more...

Daily news headlines 16 August 2016

16 August 2016

Only one planner disciplined for poor performance; Postcode lottery in dementia care revealed; Every pound of EU funding to undergo 'national interest' test to ensure it benefits Britain; and more...

Daily news headlines 15 August 2016

15 August 2016

Planning chaos leaves pledge to build more homes in tatters; London's legacy: thousands sign up for sports; 'Zombie knives' ban to come into force; and more...

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