A nine-year-old boy remains in hospital as detectives investigate links between his stabbing, the murder of a retired teacher and an incident in which an eight-year-old girl was chased through a garden.
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The practice of sending mental health patients far away from friends and family for care has become endemic in the NHS, it has been warned.
Despite the use of combustible cladding in tower blocks, ministers were advised that regulations were tough enough, ITV News has learnt.
A milder night across the north than last night, with rain sneaking into southern Scotland from Northern Ireland.