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  • School Now Linked To 8 Girls Over IS …
    School Now Linked To 8 Girls Over IS … Sky News - Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Four schoolgirls banned last week from leaving the UK over fears they would travel to Syria are from the same London school as four other girls who have already … More »

  • Grounded girls go to Syria 3 school
    Grounded girls go to Syria 3 school Press Association - Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Teenage girls grounded by a judge after fears were raised about them travelling to Syria are pupils at the same school as three girls already thought to have fled … More »

  • One Quarter Of Students Consider Sex …
    One Quarter Of Students Consider Sex … Sky News - Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    A study carried out by academics at Swansea University has found that 5% of students have actually worked in the sex industry. In a lap dancing club in Liverpool … More »

  • Students 'sell bodies to pay de …
    Students 'sell bodies to pay de … Press Association - Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Students are turning to sex work in order to reduce loan debt and fund their basic lifestyle while at university, according to a major study. … More »

  • Call to help poorest pupils earlier
    Call to help poorest pupils earlier Press Association - Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The nation's poorest families should be given more help early on to ensure that their children start school ready to learn, a charity has said. … More »

  • Driver Guilty Over School Ski Trip Bus …
    Driver Guilty Over School Ski Trip Bus … Sky News - Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Derek Thompson, 49, was driving the coach near Chalons-en-Champagne, 90 miles east of Paris, on 19 February 2012, when it crashed. The 49 passengers on the bus … More »

  • New history GCSE topics revealed
    New history GCSE topics revealed Press Association - Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Teenagers could learn about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the impact of migration on the UK as part of a new history GCSE. … More »

  • Sports Direct admits some 15,000 employed …
    Sports Direct admits some 15,000 employed … Reuters - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Answering questions from a British parliamentary committee over its employment practices and the administration of part of one of its fashion businesses, Sports … More »

  • British government has 'buried' …
    British government has 'buried' … Reuters - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Members of Parliament on Wednesday accused the British government of burying a major review into Britain's relationship with the European Union meant to inform … More »

  • £25m award for world-leading labs
    £25m award for world-leading labs Press Association - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have secured £25.7 million of Government money to help them set up two world-leading laboratories advancing biological … More »

  • Germanwings Plane Crash Recovery Re …
    Germanwings Plane Crash Recovery Re … Sky News - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Investigators are also examining the black box voice recorder of the doomed Germanwings aircraft in the hunt for clues as to what caused the Airbus A320 to crash in … More »

  • Rock School's Lil' Chris Dies …
    Rock School's Lil' Chris Dies … Sky News - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Lil' Chris, who starred in the reality programme Rock School, has died aged 24. The singer and actor, whose real name was Chris Hardman, became famous after … More »

  • Views of terminally-ill children should … Reuters - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Britain issued new guidance on Tuesday for doctors treating severely or terminally ill children, strongly advising that … More »

  • Woman Killed In Dog Attack: Man Cha …
    Woman Killed In Dog Attack: Man Cha … Sky News - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    A 23-year-old man charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act after the death of a woman is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court today. Police were called to a … More »

  • Woman sentenced for sex with boy
    Woman sentenced for sex with boy Press Association - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    A married woman who bedded a schoolboy less than half her age may face jail when she is sentenced today. … More »

  • Public Parade For Richard III's …
    Public Parade For Richard III's … Sky News - Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    The remains of King Richard III have been paraded through Leicestershire, more than 500 years after his death in battle. A number of services and a procession have … More »

  • Witnesses photographed Bournemouth student's …
    Witnesses photographed Bournemouth student's … IB Times - Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Students at Bournemouth University photographed the suicide of a fellow student, an coroner's inquest was told on Thursday (19 March). Paul Millgate, 20, a … More »

  • Curriculum 'must be with minist …
    Curriculum 'must be with minist … Press Association - Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Control of the National Curriculum must not be taken away from ministers, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said today. … More »

  • Uni theatre 'dream' for 'old' …
    Uni theatre 'dream' for 'old' … Press Association - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Simon Pegg has described opening a theatre named after him at the university where he learned his trade as a "dream" - though he joked that returning there made him … More »

  • Heads warn of school cash 'cris …
    Heads warn of school cash 'cris … Press Association - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Schools and colleges are being forced to cut courses and increase class sizes as a result of a growing funding "crisis", headteachers have warned. … More »

  • UK Shifted Left Under Coalition, Study …
    UK Shifted Left Under Coalition, Study … Sky News - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The British public has become more left-wing since the formation of the coalition in 2010, according to a major study by Natcen Social Research and the University … More »

  • Solar Eclipse: How And Where To See …
    Solar Eclipse: How And Where To See … Sky News - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Solar eclipse enthusiasts are being warned not to look directly at the sun during the event because of the risk of retinal burns. Much of northern Europe, … More »

  • Hundreds of students protest at London …
    Hundreds of students protest at London … AFP - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Several hundred students protested against fees Thursday at one of Britain's top universities, the London School of Economics, where a group of activists have … More »

  • S.African colonial statue hit by 'poo …
    S.African colonial statue hit by 'poo … AFP - Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    A bucket of human excrement thrown on a statue of British coloniser Cecil Rhodes at a South African university has escalated protests over racial transformation … More »

  • Schools move for 'summer childr …
    Schools move for 'summer childr … Press Association - Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Ministers should consider allowing children born prematurely to be entered in their first year at school according to their due date, rather than their actual date … More »