Fire Minister Brandon Lewis probably had a fair idea what Sir Ken Knight would deliver when he asked him to conduct an "independent" report into fire and rescue services in England.
As LGBT activists worldwide celebrate anti-homophobia day we are reminded of prevailing prejudice
Bradford has seen the launch of a new campaign to battle the sources of child sex exploitation - and combat far-right bids to make it a racial issue
RELATIVES of the July 7 London bombing victims visited the sites of the four blasts yesterday.
JEAN Charles de Menezes lies dead today.
SCOTLAND Yard Commissioner Sir Ian Blair admitted yesterday that more innocent people could be shot by police following the killing of Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Tube station.
LONDON'S firefighters demanded a full review of plans to axe frontline services in the capital yesterday, in the light of the "clear and present danger" of further terrorist attacks.
REFUGEE campaigners accused an independent Scottish children's watchdog yesterday of collusion with the Home Office in the deportation of six refugee children.
RAIL union RMT expressed disappointment over London Mayor Ken Livingstone's failure to meet key demands over safety and security on the Tube network yesterday.
SECURITY sources admitted yesterday that a man killed by armed officers in Stockwell Tube station yesterday was not one of Thursday's bungling bombers.
WILDLIFE experts warned yesterday that many bird species face decline after the publication of the largest bird survey ever carried out in the British uplands.
THE National Union of Teachers urged the government yesterday to reduce class sizes after new research showed that hundreds of newly qualified primary school teachers in England are struggling to find jobs.
THE Muslim Council of Britain demanded an explanation yesterday, after the police shooting of an Asian man at Stockwell Tube station in south London.