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Suncatcher by Romesh Gunesekera review - coming of age in Sri Lanka

12 seconds ago   |   The Guardian

This lightly sketched tale moves towards an inevitable conclusion - but it's dangerous to court comparisons with Fitzgerald when the writing is paint-by-numbers Kairo is...
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Free school transport for Aberdeenshire pupils in order to avoid £9m bus bill

Free school transport for Aberdeenshire pupils in order to avoid £9m bus bill

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Councillors have agreed to reverse a transport policy dating back decades and grant free school bus travel for thousands of children in Aberdeenshire. In September, the council...
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The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground - and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done

The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground - and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Lord Ashcroft's latest General Election Dashboard, published earlier this week , found that, when it came to recent campaign events, “four in ten voters recalled nothing at...
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Constituency profile: Aberdeen North shows tumultuous state of north-east politics

Constituency profile: Aberdeen North shows tumultuous state of north-east politics

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Few seats paint a better picture of the tumultuous previous decade of Scottish politics than Aberdeen North. For nearly 100 years, the working-class communities along the banks...
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People listen to Greta Thunberg because of her creativity, not just her science | Lisette Johnston

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Creative subjects are on the decline in schools and universities, yet they are vitally important to society Blue Planet, Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg are all...
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Constituency profile: SNP fighting to strengthen hold on Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Constituency profile: SNP fighting to strengthen hold on Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

There seems little doubt that the SNP will hold the Inverness, Badenoch and Strathspey seat comfortably - and may claw back votes lost to the Conservatives in 2017 - depending...
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When do universities break up for Christmas?

When do universities break up for Christmas?

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Some students will be breaking up for Christmas in the next week. (Picture: Jonathon Gruenke/Newport News Daily Press/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Universities will...
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Councillors back parents' pleas for replacement school in Stonehaven

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Councillors have backed parents' pleas for a new school in Aberdeenshire. Dunnottar Primary School in Stonehaven, which has a roll of 197 pupils, was given a poor “C” grade in...
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Has WhatsApp become a potential career assassin? | Afua Hirsch

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The app helped connect me to an inspiring sisterhood. But the case of police officer Robyn Williams shows unopened messages can be a legal minefield We need to talk about...
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Parties' education promises won't help poorer pupils - study

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Thinktank says Tory, Labour and Lib Dem plans either over-ambitious or misdirected Voters should not be blinded by the main parties' spending promises on education as their...
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Katherine Jenkins mugged after trying to stop 'vicious' street robbery on elderly woman

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India rape: Four men accused of raping and killing vet shot dead after...

India rape: Four men accused of raping and killing vet shot dead after 'trying to escape'

The suspects tried to grab police officers' guns when they were taken to the scene to reconstruct the crime in Shadnagar, India, it is claimed Read more ...

Arsenal boss Ljungberg didn't even notice Aubameyang leave for toilet break...

Arsenal boss Ljungberg didn't even notice Aubameyang leave for toilet break during loss

Freddie Ljungberg has admitted he didn't notice Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had left the pitch for a toilet break during their loss to Brighton. Read more ...

Man Utd news LIVE: Players visit Woodward over Solskjaer sack, Pogba to be...

Man Utd news LIVE: Players visit Woodward over Solskjaer sack, Pogba to be sold, Mane snub

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under pressure at Old Trafford and will look to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window. Express Sport brings you all... Read more ...

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Saweetie sets pulses racing in sheer black with boyfriend Quavo at GQ Men of the Year party in LA

They attended the star-studded event at the West Hollywood Edition, which also hosted the likes of Lil Nas X, Jameela Jamil, Debby Ryan, Offset, Post Malone, Jon Hamm and... Read more ...

Somerset earthquake with 3.2 magnitude hits Taunton, Yeovil and Bridgewater

Somerset earthquake with 3.2 magnitude hits Taunton, Yeovil and Bridgewater

The quake struck shortly before 11pm last night A 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck Somerset with reports of houses rattling after the tremor. The quake struck Bridgwater, north... Read more ...

Dan Osborne PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Stony-faced star lays low while looking after...

Dan Osborne PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Stony-faced star lays low while looking after daughters in Oz

The star, 28, who is Down Under to support his I'm A Celeb star wife Jacqueline Jossa, failed to raise a smile for the outing, which came after he rubbished claims of a threesome Read more ...

Marco Silva sacked by Everton

Marco Silva sacked by Everton

Marco Silva has been sacked by Everton Everton have confirmed that Marco Silva has been sacked. The Toffees have now slipped into the relegation zone following their 5-2... Read more ...

GMB's Ben Shephard LOSES IT as Jo Swinson refuses to answer Labour coalition...

GMB's Ben Shephard LOSES IT as Jo Swinson refuses to answer Labour coalition probe

GOOD MORNING BRITAIN brought Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson onto the show this morning to discuss the upcoming general election, but she was a little less forthcoming with... Read more ...

Sadio Mane missing out on Ballon d'Or highlights problem for African footballers

Sadio Mane missing out on Ballon d'Or highlights problem for African footballers

Lionel Messi was worthy Ballon d'Or winner, but Cheikhou Kouyate has highlighted how black African footballers don't get the credit or accolades they deserve Read more ...