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
PEACE campaigners accused ministers of being "in denial" yesterday after they rejected claims of a link between the attack on Iraq and the London bombings.
PRIME Minister Tony Blair and Conservative leader Michael Howard both paid tribute to former Tory premier Sir Edward Heath yesterday, after his death on Sunday night at the age of 89.
TRADERS in magic mushrooms found themselves criminalised yesterday after the Drugs Act 2005 came into force.
RAIL passengers found themselves delayed for seven hours yesterday, after their train hit a cow.
SCOTLAND'S senior law officer confirmed yesterday that an inquiry into the deaths of two men working on a North Sea oil platform is to go ahead.
GENERAL union GMB attacked a "power-crazed" head teacher at Sudbury Primary School in west London yesterday, after she told her sick caretaker that she was doubling her rent from August.
YOUNG women gathered in Birmingham on Friday for the Young Communist League national women's aggregate.
THE Old Bailey convicted Afghan warlord Faryadi Sarwar Zardad of a "heinous" campaign of torture and hostage-taking in his homeland after a retrial yesterday.
MINISTERS announced yesterday that teenagers from poor families in England are to get up to Â£12 a month from the government to spend on sports and other worthwhile activities.
GAY rights group OutRage! called for bag and body searches at all gay bars and clubs yesterday after leading campaigners received death threats from Islamist extremists.