Mental health support for children struggling to attend school is “grossly inadequate”, a report by a committee of cross-party MPs has said. The number of children absent from school has more than doubled since the pandemic and a report by the Education Select Committee says ministers are not acting fast enough to get numbers down.
A man was taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog – believed to be an XL bully – just hours before demonstrators gathered in London today to protest against a proposed ban. The victim, who is in his 40s, was attacked in Pasley Park in Southwark, southeast London, on Friday. He suffered injuries