With renewed focus on child migrants following the release last month of images from two US detention centers for non-citizen kids, President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7bn to address the problem. The money would be used for border security, to care for the kids, to clear a backlog of court cases and to speed deportations. Today’s hearing, before the committee on homeland security and government affairs, will examine the president’s request. … [Read more...] about Senate grills panel on child immigration crisis – live updates
Abandoned about girl child
She added: 'Although my mother was closely associated with other charities, not least those supporting veterans, the Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity always held a very special place in her heart - the children loved her as much as she loved them, and I'm extremely proud of what it has achieved and the difference it has made to so many families' lives.' … [Read more...] about Dame Vera Lynn is honoured with a Spitfire and Hurricane flypast as crowds line the streets of her Sussex village for her funeral – on the 80th anniversary of start of Battle of Britain
'I gave him a pat and he chomped me!' Rogue fox on the loose... Wildlife researchers are shocked to find 63 centipedes and... Midnight feast: Fox and a hedgehog become unlikely friends... The Daily Mail wildlife census: Take part in the biggest... … [Read more...] about Outfoxed in my own home: HELEN WEATHERS was thrilled when a pack of cute cubs moved into her garden. But now they’re causing havoc… and she’s longing to give them the brush-off!