The risk posed by traumatised asylum seekers was one of many themes identified at Labour's Youth Crime Summit in London today.
The number of female genital mutilation survivors in the UK is double the official NHS estimate, according to a new report.
The Prime Minister warned President Putin to stop aiding separatists in Ukraine, as responsibility for the MH17 crash was laid at Russia's feet.
Helen Goodman upbraided for declaring Tory women promoted to the government this week "puppets".
The newly elected chair of the Health Committee and Conservative MP for Totnes talks to the New Statesman.
Labour’s shadow home secretary on online misogyny, workplace discrimination and tackling domestic violence.
The number of penalty points awarded could be doubled to six, as the Transport Secretary says he wants to address the "appalling" number of road casualties caused by drivers using phones.
The former Labour cabinet minister launched a vicious attack on Ed Miliband and his party.
Despite tragedy, two Afghan women explain how they refuse to be cowed by militants from carrying out their work.
A new study hints at sexism in the press.
Iain Duncan Smith said that the business case for universal credit has been approved by the Treasury, but only up to 2015.
A professor, a pollster and a journalist hashed out the question at Chatham House last week.
The senior Conservative MP and Eurosceptic Mark Pritchard discusses the EU, secret societies, adoption and animal welfare.
A hard-hitting report today from the Home Affairs Committee blasts the authorities for failing to eliminate cutting in the UK and calls for new laws.
Labour is claiming today that 8 out of 10 new private sector jobs created since 2010 have been in London; the Tories say 3 out of 4 of them have been created outside the capital. Which is it?
The latest polling by Lord Ashcroft offers a snapshot of the wipe out facing Lib Dems in battleground seats against Labour.
Given that only 23 per cent of MPs are women at present, the high number of female parliamentary candidates selected for party-incumbent seats is a small, but important triumph.
More than 46,000 signatures and counting.
The proposed plan could increase pressure for tax cuts and undermine the contributory principle.
A new poll reveals that race and immigration is now seen as a more significant challenge than the economy.
The Minister Without Portfolio took a swipe at the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister's hardline attitude is now more about impressing British voters than winning the battle over the top EU post.
Today the government revealed the scale of fraud in English language certificates for migrants seeking student visas. The issue is likely to stoke further tensions over immigration.
The recent onslaught by Isis isn't a rogue success for terrorist groups; non-state actors are on the rise worldwide. We should be watching and wary.
A bland, polished performance style has become the norm among politicians. “The rise of the political class” refers as much to the homogeneity of politicians’ public personae as anything else.
Senior MP Sir Richard Ottaway speaks out on Iraq.
Harry Potter author helps plug campaign funding gap.
Liberal or pluralist multiculturalism?
Female tradespeople lose out.
A canny move by the Department for Education.