Image copyright PA Image caption The husband and wife have been married for 27 years A woman with learning difficulties can no longer consent to sexual activity with her husband, a court has heard. The couple, who are from London and cannot be named, have been married for 27 years. Lawyers for the woman have…

Image copyright Holy Moly and the Crackers Image caption Ruth Patterson said her band had been turned away by venues because of her disability Last year, Ruth Patterson’s band Holy Moly and the Crackers tried to book a tour of the UK. But one venue wrote back, refusing to host them because Patterson, who has…

The mother of a disabled girl says she feels let down by the authorities, over plans to move her family into a hostel. Margaret Mongan lives in a block of flats in east London which is due to be demolished soon. But Hackney Council has not been able to find the family permanent accommodation elsewhere….