‘He begged mummy to take him home’: Autistic man ‘abused’ while being kept in mental hospital for six years
Despite not having a mental health condition, Leo Andrade’s son, Stephen – who has a severe learning disability and autism – was wrongly detained under the Mental Health Act for more than six years
Cost of living crisis sparks troubling rise in malnutrition and return of ‘Victorian’ diseases
Cases of malnutrition have soared over the past decade, NHS data reveals, while cases of ‘Victorian diseases’ like scurvy and rickets remain stubbornly high
Kids love them. They’re an environmental disaster. Should disposable vapes be banned?
The government is set to announce a ban on disposable vapes. Is it the best way forward?