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Wales school cash reserves drop 'should ring alarm bells'

New figures suggest schools are using cash reserves to "plug" funding shortfalls, a union warns.

Posted on: 20 October 2017

10 fines at the dentist... that weren't fine

Getting a £100 fine at the dentist is distressing, particularly if it is believed to be in error, say patients.

Posted on: 20 October 2017

Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought

The extent to which the Home Counties professional classes dominate Oxbridge admissions is revealed.

Posted on: 20 October 2017

Grammar school A-level row head suspended

The head of a school where some pupils were stopped from taking A-levels, is suspended.

Posted on: 19 October 2017

Cambridge Uni students get Shakespeare trigger warnings

Cambridge University students are given "trigger alerts" that they might be upset by some text.

Posted on: 19 October 2017

'He hid in a cupboard - we just couldn't get him to school'

When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.

Posted on: 19 October 2017

'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'

Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.

Posted on: 18 October 2017

'I found a job I love through battling depression'

Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.

Posted on: 18 October 2017

From torture victim to human rights student

A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada

Posted on: 17 October 2017

'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'

A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.

Posted on: 17 October 2017