Alice Lee

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Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russia line' questions

<b>Senior US advisers have refused to answer questions about Donald Trump's son-in-law, following reports that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow.</b><p>National Security Adviser HR McMaster said backchannel communications between different governments were normal.<p>Economic …

Call for child benefit top-ups for poor

<b>The Scottish government has been urged to top up child benefit payments to the poorest families to ensure children have enough food.</b><p>Children's Commissioner Tam Baillie said children could not be expected to thrive unless they were well-nourished.<p>The Scottish government is consulting on the new …

Children's menus at Scots tourist attractions criticised

<b>Restaurants at three leading Scottish visitor attractions have been criticised for their children's menus.</b><p>A team of undercover diners found that museums, zoos and galleries across the UK are offering unhealthy "lunchboxes".<p>The Soil Association survey also discovered that many attractions would not …

Reality Check: How many children are in the Calais 'Jungle'?

<b>Children in the Calais "Jungle" are crossing the Channel to be reunited with their families who have previously made the journey to the UK.</b><p><b>But how many child migrants are there in the camp?</b><p>There are no firm figures for the number of people or children living in the Jungle camp.<p>They are not …

How do you verify the age of child asylum seekers?

<b>An MP has suggested adults could be posing as teenage asylum seekers to gain entry to the UK.</b><p>Conservative MP for Monmouth David Davies believes dental tests could be carried out to confirm their age - despite professionals saying they would prove inconclusive.<p>But how do officials go about verifying …

Calais children: More youngsters arriving in UK

<b>Children are continuing to arrive in the UK from the migrant camp in Calais, with another three coach-loads expected in Croydon, south London.</b><p>They have been coming since Monday - some with family in the UK and others without relatives here, but judged to be vulnerable.<p>French officials say around …

Europe migrant crisis: Germany expects 'up to 300,000' this year

<b>Germany expects up to 300,000 migrants to arrive in the country this year, the head of its Federal Office for Migration and Refugees said.</b><p>Frank-Juergen Weise told the Bild am Sonntag paper that his office would struggle if more people came.<p>But he said he was confident the number of new arrivals …

Four dead after 'Libyan Coast Guard' vessel attacks migrant boat

<b>At least four migrants have died after a speedboat labelled "Libyan Coast Guard" attacked a dinghy, according to a migrant rescue organisation.</b><p>Sea Watch said men from the speedboat boarded the dinghy and beat migrants with sticks, causing a "mass panic".<p>At least four of the 150 people on board the …