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Rail chaos: Transport Secretary could have done more to avert crisis, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new timetables involved 43,200 individual changes and affected 46% of passenger services Transport Secretary Chris Grayling should have been more proactive in preventing this year’s train timetable chaos,…

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UK faces constitutional crisis over Brexit legal advice, Labour warns

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is facing a “constitutional crisis” if Theresa May does not publish legal advice on her Brexit deal on Monday, Labour has warned. The prime minister insists the advice is…


Dundee street valium crisis: The highest rate of drug deaths in Europe

In Dundee, a person dies from taking drugs every single week. Fake valium pills, also called “street valium”, are contributing to the crisis. As Scotland launches its first drugs strategy for a decade, BBC Scotland…


Paper headlines: ‘Crisis’ resignation and Armistice tributes

By BBC News Staff Image caption Jo Johnson’s resignation as minister over Brexit dominates the front pages. The Daily Mail says his rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Chequers deal as “fake Brexit” and backing…


More than 200 UK shopping centres ‘in crisis’

Image copyright Jack Alford Image caption The crisis comes in a climate during which several high street retailers have fallen into administration More than 200 UK shopping centres are in danger of falling into administration,…


Scotland’s Rape Crisis centres to receive £1.5m funding

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One in ten woman in Scotland have experienced rape, figures show. Fourteen Rape Crisis centres across Scotland are to receive extra government funding to allow them to expand support…



Powys children’s care crisis: Councillors ‘not warned’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Inspectors said Powys County Council had put children at risk due to social services failings Senior officers at Powys council knew of problems in children’s services a year before…




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