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Rare TV footage of some of the 60s’ biggest music stars...

The 11-second clip was originally recorded in 1966, by a family in Liverpool. They used their own camera to tape the BBC show from their television screen

Benefit cuts forcing desperate parents to ‘baby banks’ for supplies

One organisation that runs three banks in London said the number of parents being referred to them has risen from 773 in 2017 to 1,524 last year

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities have been ‘comprehensively failed’, say MPs

The Women and Equalities Committee, chaired by Conservative MP Maria Miller, found that government and local authority focus has been too skewed towards accommodation issues, and that too little has been done to address problems of discrimination, restricted access to healthcare and poor

Protect girls from forced marriage by increasing minimum age to 18,...

"Children have to be in school or educational training until they are 18 now, so how could they get married, they're not adults," Conservative MP Pauline Latham told Sky News

Drink-driving arrests drop as car crash deaths reach eight-year high

They fell from more than 57,000 in 2008 to just over 30,000 in 2017, according to 25 out of 43 police forces in England and Wales that responded to a freedom of information request

Britain’s ‘Sistine Chapel’ reopens after multimillion pound restoration

The Painted Hall, at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, is unparalleled in the UK in terms of scale and execution

Calls for IVF treatment to face further regulation

A proposed bill, having its second reading in parliament on Friday, is calling for more regulatory power over the IVF industry and the introduction of central data collection on drugs and dosages

Primary school SATs create too much pressure for teachers and pupils...

A survey of 230 senior primary school teachers by YouGov for the campaign group More Than A Score, found that 96% of those questioned were concerned over the well-being of their pupils due to high pressure from tests

Illegal puppy smugglers ‘bringing heavily pregnant dogs into the UK’

Dogs Trust says the single animals are easier to hide than a litter of puppies which makes them an attractive option to smugglers

Teenagers kept in temporary mental health units ‘for more than a...

Some young people end up staying in the units for months, or more than a year