An alliance of human rights organisations has called on Britain to offer humanitarian protection to the detainees being sent home from Guantanamo, regardless of their nationality.
The backlog of asylum seeker applications has more than doubled in over a year as the new model for asylum seekers fails to increase efficiency.
MPs are demanding greater transparency from the Treasury regarding nationalised and part-nationalised banks.
Local authorities are spending an average of 22 per cent more on middle management positions than a year ago, new research has revealed.
New research has revealed the cost of raising a child, and highlighted the effect of the credit crunch on bringing up a family.
Hundreds of thousands of families have failed to claim their child tax credits, meaning they could miss out on £400 million.
Families of all those killed during the Trouble in Northern Ireland could be paid £12,000 in compensation, including members of paramilitary groups.