MIDDLE-CLASS parents are damaging the education system because they look down on apprenticeships, Theresa May said today.
The PM blasted the "stigma" attached to technical learning by people who think that only university students are getting a good education.
She also said some young people are forced into going to
AN Egyptian official has claimed that Brit Laura Plummer is receiving "excellent" care in prison - despite reports she is languishing in a "hell-hole" jail.
Ashraf Ezz al-Arab, a director of the prisons investigations department, said that all foreign inmates, including 33-year-old Laura, receive "excellent social and medical care"
A BABY boy who was reportedly born from an incestuous relationship between a girl, 11, and her 14-year-old brother has been taken into care.
Spanish social services have secured temporary guardianship of the five-day-old tot while a decision over his long-term future is made.
The child mum has been separated from
ONE man has been killed and six people injured in a fire at a care home believed to have been sparked by an oxygen cylinder explosion.
Fire crews were called to the blaze at Woodlands View care home in Stevenage, Herts, at 4.30pm on Saturday.
Hertfordshire Fire Service confirmed a
POLICE have launched an investigation after a daughter allegedly took her 93-year-old dad out of a care home saying he was going on holiday before taking him to Switzerland where he killed himself.
Welsh cops are carrying out enquiries over allegations the daughter of John Lenton asked the Cartref
THERESA MAY was today slammed over the NHS winter crisis - as Andrew Marr told her he would have died without speedy care.
The BBC star, who suffered a stroke five years ago, told the PM: "This is about life and death."
Mrs May admitted that "nothing's perfect" - but
AN evil couple who plucked Vietnamese girls from care and forced them to work in nail bars for free have been found guilty of child slavery charges.
Viet Hoang Nguyen, known as Ken, 29, and his 23-year-old wife Giang Huong Tran, known as Susan, were caught following a UK-wide
GOGGLEBOX’S June Bernicoff has thanked hospital staff for taking care of her husband Leon shortly before he passed away.
The fan favourite died yesterday at the age of 83.
June thanked the staff from the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals for their support.
She tweeted this afternoon: “An enormous THANK
It has been a big year for Tamika Mallory.
A lifelong social justice activist, she also happens to be one of the four women who created the Facebook event which would eventually become the epic Women's March and later evolve into a movement in and of itself. In
THIS is the disturbing moment a group of nurses laugh as a Second World War veteran dies in a care home after he begged for them to help him.
Staff were supposed to be fixing an oxygen mask when frail James Dempsey, 89, was having trouble breathing.
But a hidden
A MUM has blasted her mixed race daughter's carers after the seven-year-old girl's long, curly hair was shaved without her permission.
Denise Robinson said her daughter, Tru, was given a buzz cut and told her naturally wavy hair would "grow back straight".
The little girl, who lives part time at
A MUM has been fined for driving without due care and attention after her car ran out of fuel on the busy M1.
The woman left her children "hysterical with fear" after two cars almost hit her black Volvo XC90 when it stopped between junction 28 and 29 northbound.
A RECORD 90 children a day were taken into care last year - the biggest rise in seven years - official figures show.
Town hall chiefs warned councils across England are now at “tipping point”.
Figures show the total number of children in foster care or waiting for adoption reached
THE elderly should sell their homes to pay for care instead of giving them to their kids, the social care minister has suggested.
Jackie Doyle-Price said taxpayers should not “prop up people to keep their property” when it could be sold to look after them.
Her stance comes despite Tory
THERE wasn’t a dry eye in the house at The Sun’s very first Who Cares Wins health awards.
Yesterday’s ceremony, presented by Sun columnist Lorraine Kelly, honoured NHS staff and other health heroes, all of whom were nominated by grateful readers.
Emotions ran high as the awards were dished out
A RANDY couple were caught romping on a park bench in broad daylight in a jaw-dropping Snapchat video.
The shameless exhibitionists were filmed by a passer-by in a park somewhere in the US state of Illinois.
The woman, who is wearing a green top, is seen straddling the man on
THIS shocking footage shows a pair of evil carers abusing a 95-year-old gran who is suffering from dementia.
In a secret CCTV recording Pedro Dias, 21, threatens to “break every bone” in Marjorie Preston's body before warning he will “f***ing kill her”.
The Portuguese national also slaps her across the
A MUM stopped a "morbidly obese" nursery teacher looking after her daughter because she was worried about the tot's safety.
Hilary Freeman said she was "concerned" the teacher wouldn't be able to look after her toddler so chose not to send her to that nursery.
She claimed her fears were
JUST two junior doctors were left to care for more than 400 patients on a "very unsafe" night shift, a report has revealed.
The trainees were left to monitor 436 sick people overnight at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, Devon.
One medic at the hospital said they didn't have a break
According to the singer, people considered her performance 'embarrassing' because 'it's so private seeing someone experience such joy' publicly.
If you watched this year's VMAs a few weeks ago, you probably remember that Lorde took the stage without singing a single note. While she was suffering bad flu, she
Adair Turner said he thinks that immigration was a legitimate concern for many leave voters, and it's now being overlooked
Concerned staff alerted cops to the hotel in Albufeira over fears for the youngsters' safety
Concerned staff at the hotel, named locally as the Adriana Beach Club Resort Hotel, in the Algarve resort of Albufeira, alerted cops over fears for the youngsters’ safety.
Police were called to the Adriana Beach Club
Anthony Farrell, 62, said 'it was like all my birthdays had come at once' after Jamie Lee Holwell, 40, was caught in bed with him by an inspector
Anthony Farrell, 62, said Jamie Lee Holwell, 40, turned up at his flat drunk, stripped naked and jumped into bed with