Mental health trusts in England have had their funding cut by more than 2% in real terms over the past two years, figures show.
A string of allegations including rape and sexual assaults have been made against police staff, it emerges.
Some patients are facing long waits in ambulances outside A&E departments, with one case involving a delay of more than six hours, figures show.
A BBC investigation reveals concerns that young girls are being brought to Scotland to undergo female genital mutilation because the country is seen as a "soft touch".
The government body that sanctioned using an aerial pesticide spray in Berkshire had "concerns" about its use, an FoI request reveals.