Britain’s jails facing ‘growing problem’ of forced conversion to Islam, officers warn

The Prison Officers Union has said that Muslim gangs are growing in power in Britain's jails, leading to forced conversions and increasing radicalisation. (Independent)

UK nuclear power plant gets go-ahead

The first new nuclear power plant in a generation will be built at Hinkley in Somerset after ministers agreed a deal with the French firm EDF Energy. (BBC)

Egyptian gunmen kill three outside church in Cairo suburb

Three people. including a girl aged eight, have died after gunmen on motorcycles attacked a wedding party in Giza. (Reuters)

Nick Clegg denies coalition crisis over free schools and academies

The Deputy Prime Minister has dismissed an apparent row within the UK Coalition over free schools as "a perfectly sincere difference of opinion". Clegg publicly spoke out against the use of unqualified teachers in free schools, contradicting the supportive remarks given by the Liberal Democrat schools minister David Laws in Parliament last week. (Guardian)

Jersey's place in Neanderthal history revealed in study

A team of British archaeologists have unearthed items which suggest that the Channel Island was one of the last places inhabited by Neanderthals. The extinct human ancestors may have been living on Jersey as little as 47,000 years ago. (BBC)