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Car chased by police mows down family leaving woman and boy dead

Police at the scene in Lennard Road, Penge, after a car being chased by police ploughed into a family

Three girls remain in hospital after being mown down by a suspected stolen car being chased by police in a crash that left a woman and boy dead.

1:23am Thursday 1 September 2016

Children as young as three 'worry about being fat or ugly'

Almost a third of nursery and school staff said they had heard a child label themselves fat

Children as young as three are showing signs of being unhappy with their appearance and bodies, a survey of childcare professionals has suggested.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Soaring prison violence 'causing drop in number of frontline officers'

A rise in prison violence has led to a fall in the number of frontline officers, says the Howard League for Penal Reform

Frontline prison officer numbers have fallen amid soaring levels of violence behind bars, according to campaigners.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Rav Wilding sues makers of Splash! after diving injury 'changed my life'

Former Crimewatch presenter Rav Wilding who is suing the production company behind Splash! (Irwin Mitchell /PA)

Former Crimewatch presenter Rav Wilding is suing the production company behind Splash!, saying an injury he suffered while training for the diving show has derailed his career.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence

The ASA concluded the ad was "irresponsible"

An ad for a brand of rum sold by drinks giant Diageo has been banned for implying that alcohol can increase confidence.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Vigil held for Polish man killed in Harlow in show of solidarity

People attend a vigil in Harlow to pay tribute to Arkadiusz Jozwik

A community turned out in force at a candlelit vigil for a Polish man killed in a possible hate crime.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Relationship with EU must be 'unique to UK' and deliver 'positive' trade outcome

Theresa May holds a cabinet meeting at Chequers

Britain will seek a new arrangement for its post-Brexit relationship with the EU which is tailor-made for the UK, rather than settling for an "off-the-shelf solution" similar to that in place with countries like Norway or Switzerland.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Businesses show flicker of confidence after post-Brexit vote slump

Business confidence dropped in August but was up on the levels seen immediately after the Brexit vote, according to the Lloyds Bank index

Business confidence has shown signs of recovery from the slump seen in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote, a report has revealed.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to reach out to alienated female MPs amid equality push

Jeremy Corbyn is fighting Owen Smith for the Labour leadership

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to "reach out" to any alienated female Labour MPs and show them he is "serious" about defeating the Tories at a general election if he wins the leadership contest.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016

Think-tank urges social security overhaul amid dire inequality predictions

The Fabian Society called for austerity to be overhauled in order to cut inequality in the 2020s

Help provided by the Government to families in need will be worse in 2020 than it was in 2010 and will slip even further unless action is taken to overhaul the UK's social security system, a think-tank warns today.

12:29am Wednesday 31 August 2016
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