Services are not to blame
THE abduction of Shannon Matthews could not have been foreseen by social services involved with her family, a serious case review has concluded. Shannon, nine, disappeared from her home in west Yorkshire, in 2008. Her mother was later jailed for kidnapping. The Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board review found there was “little leeway” for social services and other agencies to intervene.
TV presenter Lorraine Kelly meets the crew of HMS Diamond on the flight deck of the Navy Type 45 Destroyer as she helps to promote Armed Forces Day. She set off from RAF Leuchars in Fife, flying by Royal Navy helicopter to Scotstoun shipyard in Glasgow.