Parents who want to adopt to get more say on choosing a child

Parents hoping to adopt will get more say on choosing a childOverhaul would see adoption process sped upParents would be able to choose child for first timePrime Minister backs scheme 'as a personal issue' | UPDATED: 09:17 GMT, 24 December 2012 Enlarge Overhaul: David Cameron wants to change the rules so parents who have been approved for adoption no longer have to wait months or even years for social workers to find them a child Would-be parents seeking to adopt will be given a greater say in choosing their child, under new proposals backed by the Prime Minister. David Cameron wants to overhaul the process so that parents who have been approved for adoption no longer have to wait months or even years for social workers to find them a child.

Women"s car insurance up by 300 tomorrow after new EU rules that ban setting prices according to gender come into force

Women's car insurance up by 300 tomorrow after new EU rules that ban setting prices according to gender come into force Female driver pays 1,247 on average while a man pays 2,004Women aged between 31 and 35 also likely to be hit with a rise of 10%Men approaching retirement will also suffer as value of annuities will drop | UPDATED: 00:40 GMT, 20 December 2012 Women drivers are among the biggest losers in an insurance revolution which comes into force tonight. A change to European rules will ban insurers from setting their prices according to a person’s gender – which could cost women drivers around 300 a year more

Beckett Rankine: 40billion airport for London… in the middle of the Channel

Unveiled: 40billion airport for London… in the middle of the ChannelBeckett Rankine unveiled the proposals for the four-runway airport todayIt would sit on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent Four runways would sit separately and operate independentlyA high speed rail link direct to London would be builtThe plans pose 'no conservation or environmental risks' | UPDATED: 20:26 GMT, 19 December 2012 Plans have been unveiled to create a new 39billion airport for London – in the middle of the Channel. Engineers unveiled the proposals for a four runway airport, which would ease pressure on the South East's overburdened runways, on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent on underwater banks known as Goodwin Sands.

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Nine out of 10 knife yobs don"t go to prison with 20% escaping with just a caution

Nine out of 10 knife yobs don't go to prison with 20% escaping with just a cautionFigures come as Government introduces new offence with aim of jailing more offenders | UPDATED: 08:58 GMT, 7 December 2012 Nine out of 10 youths caught in possession of a knife walk free without being locked up, new figures show.

Leveson Report: Editors agree on new regulation system for Press

Editors agree on new regulation system for Press The editors have been in talks following David Cameron's warning to rapidly agree on framework for a tough new regulatorThe regulator will have power to issue fines, require prominent apologies and investigate alleged wrongdoing Lord Hunt and Lord Black are working on behalf of editors to implement the Leveson proposals | UPDATED: 22:59 GMT, 6 December 2012 Newspaper editors last night announced they have agreed to put in place the broad principles outlined in the Leveson Report. The editors have been in talks this week following David Cameron’s warning that they must make rapid progress on agreeing the framework for a tough new regulator, which will have the power to issue fines, require prominent apologies and investigate alleged wrongdoing. Two peers – Lord Hunt and Lord Black – will work on behalf of the editors on the implementation of the Leveson proposals and will give full details to the Government ‘very shortly’.

Text messages mark 20-year anniversary but have been overtaken by Twitter and instant messaging

SMS SOS! Text messages mark 20-year anniversary but have ALREADY been overtaken by Twitter and instant messaging Number of texts sent annually has fallen by one billion since last yearExperts say new ways of communicating – such as Tweeting and instant messaging – are taking over | UPDATED: 09:01 GMT, 3 December 2012 Addictive: Text messages took the world by storm in 1998, but less than two decades later it is in decline as new forms of messaging have become more popular A revolutionary form of communication is in decline – just 20 years after it changed the way that people interact with each other. Used by four billion people around the world, the SMS (Short Message Service) took the world by storm after its birth in December 1992.

Text messages in decline: Twitter and instant messaging become most popular ways to communicate via phone

SMS SOS! Text messages mark 20-year anniversary but have ALREADY been overtaken by Twitter and instant messaging Number of texts sent annually has fallen by one billion since last yearExperts say new ways of communicating – such as Tweeting and instant messaging – are taking over | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 2 December 2012 Addictive: Text messages took the world by storm in 1998, but less than two decades later it is in decline as new forms of messaging have become more popular A revolutionary form of communication is in decline – just 20 years after it changed the way that people interact with each other.