The main political parties need to unite around policies to ‘avert social collapse’ caused by rising violent crime and disorder according to two MPs. Their report, due out tomorrow, calls for more support for early intervention schemes in communities to bolster the life chances of children living in deprivation.Read More →

Papers including the Mail interpret comments by Mervyn King yesterday as a signal that the property boom may be over – though the Bank of England governor also said inflation is set to fall. But leading buy-to-let lender Bradford and Bingley sees no signs of a slowdown thanksRead More →