24 November 2014 Last updated at 17:37 ET

'Time is right' for new terror powersArmed police in London in August 2014

The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from a terror threat "perhaps greater than it has ever been", the home secretary says.


Independent schoolTax relief threat to private schools

A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" the yearly £700m they receive in rate relief by helping out state schools.

Dolgellau Youth CourtReview into school sex ed rape case

A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.

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