Forgotten your password
The Government today launched a multi-million pound strategy to tackle the ‘root causes’ of violent crime, including a task force involving local authorities.
From death threats to online harassment, just why are councillors subject to increasing levels of abuse? Neil Merrick investigates.
British citizens are for the first time the largest nationality recorded as potential victims in the national trafficking and modern slavery figures.
Failures in ‘fundamental controls’ within Dundee City Council’s financial systems allowed a former employee to steal £1m from the authority, auditors conclude.
Pupils across England were evacuated yesterday after an aggrieved gamer sent a hoax email threatening to bomb one of hundreds of schools.
Local government secretary Sajid Javid has become the fifth politician to receive a hate-filled anti-Muslim letter.
A former civil enforcement supervisor at Reading council has been issued a 17-week suspended jail sentence after admitting to fraud.
Government funding cuts have served to undermine years of work by local authorities in tackling youth crime, council chiefs warn.
Local government leaders have issued guidance to help protect residents from scammers pretending to be from the council.
Newcastle City Council has been praised for the way it supported and protected the victims of sexual exploitation in a new report.