Britain is facing a "dementia catastrophe" unless Alzheimer’s is tackled with the same aggression as the fight against Aids, charities are warning.
The husband and family of the young Irish woman found strangled in her hotel bedroom on her honeymoon, Michaela McAreavey, are to set up a charity in her memory.
Eight leading health charities, including the British Heart Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Society and mental health charity Rethink, have joined the chorus of concern over the Health and Social Care Bill.
Councils should consider making staff go part-time to help bring down costs and free people to do unpaid work in the community, according to David Cameron's big society tsar, Lord Wei.
The Royal British Legion has accused the Prime Minister of going back on his word to set in law a military covenant between the nation and its troops.