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Anger from devolved administrations over limits on student numbers

5 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Ministers in the devolved administrations have reacted angrily to a decision by the UK Government to limit the number of students from England they can recruit to their...
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Birds, bees and butter - new study underlines importance of biodiversity for crop production and West African livelihoods

Birds, bees and butter - new study underlines importance of biodiversity for crop production and West African livelihoods

9 minutes ago   |   British Ecological Society

Shea yields are likely to benefit from a diversity of trees and shrubs in parkland habitats in West Africa, according to a new study led by scientists from Trinity College...
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Education under COVID-19

9 minutes ago   |   British Ecological Society

Outdoor learning is growing in popularity amongst primary school and early years teachers in the UK, with forest schools popping up all over the country since the 1990s. This...
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Protests are bringing attention to the ‘everyday violence' faced by black Americans

21 minutes ago   |   Grist   |   3 articles

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer early last week, cities across the U.S. erupted in protest. As those demonstrations enter their...
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A Louisville restaurant owner known for feeding police for free died in a police killing - and his body was reportedly left on the street for 12 hours

A Louisville restaurant owner known for feeding police for free died in a police killing - and his body was reportedly left on the street for 12 hours

53 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

David McAtee, the owner of a barbecue restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, was killed during a protest early Monday. McAtee was known in the community for giving food away for...
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Is the Public In Lockstep With The Government On The Lockdown?

Is the Public In Lockstep With The Government On The Lockdown?

1 hour ago   |   Huffington Post

You're reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. One step beyond? When the final political reckoning is made on how...
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'Government's lockdown gambles will leave some extremely fearful'

'Government's lockdown gambles will leave some extremely fearful'

1 hour ago   |   The Mirror

Families and friends will be much safer sticking to the rules instead of brazenly flouting regulations, as Boris Johnson's chief adviser Dominic Cummings did by driving to a...
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President Donald Trump considering to deploy active-duty US troops

1 hour ago   |   FXCM   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty US troops to respond to protests in cities across the...
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Uber, Lyft, and Lime say they'll suspend services in cities where curfews are implemented

Uber, Lyft, and Lime say they'll suspend services in cities where curfews are implemented

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Uber and Lyft said they'll suspend rides and deliveries in cities where curfews are issued. Over the weekend, Uber temporarily shut down in parts of California and...
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Durdle Door owner blames government for packed beach where people were injured

Durdle Door owner blames government for packed beach where people were injured

1 hour ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Durdle Door in Dorset was packed on the weekend The owner of Durdle Door has said the easing of lockdown restrictions in England to allow for unlimited travel resulted in the...
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Paul Mescal enjoys stroll with Normal People co-star and ‘flatmate' India Mullen

Paul Mescal enjoys stroll with Normal People co-star and ‘flatmate' India Mullen

Paul Mescal and India Mullen were pictured out for a cool Sunday stroll together (Picture: Normal People 's Paul Mescal looked as cool as anything as he enjoyed a stroll with... Read more ...

George Floyd was MURDERED says independent autopsy ordered by his family

George Floyd was MURDERED says independent autopsy ordered by his family

A private autopsy ordered by the family of George Floyd has found that he was killed by asphyxia due to 'neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain'. Read more ...

George Floyd's death due to 'homicide by asphyxia', independent autopsy finds

George Floyd's death due to 'homicide by asphyxia', independent autopsy finds

The family of George Floyd, whose death under the knee of a white US police officer has sparked mass protests across the US, have ordered their own autopsy which found he was... Read more ...

Manchester United confirm Odion Ighalo's loan has been extended until January

Manchester United confirm Odion Ighalo's loan has been extended until January

The Nigerian striker's stay was originally due to expire on Sunday Manchester United have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua to extend... Read more ...

EastEnders fans convinced their TVs are broken over muffled noises and subtitles

EastEnders fans convinced their TVs are broken over muffled noises and subtitles

Viewers of the BBC One soap opera EastEnders were left confused by tonight's special episode dedicated to Ben Mitchell as he struggles with a loss of hearing Read more ...

Ariana Grande earns record fourth no. 1 debut as she and Lady Gaga reach top...

Ariana Grande earns record fourth no. 1 debut as she and Lady Gaga reach top of the charts

Lady Gaga enlisted Ariana Grande for new single Rain On Me, from album Chromatica, released Friday. The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. Read more ...

Salisbury horror: Murder probe as two women die in 'disturbance' - police...

Salisbury horror: Murder probe as two women die in 'disturbance' - police swarm area

TWO WOMEN have died following a "disturbance" at a house in Salisbury, with police confirming a man has been arrested on suspicion of their murder. Read more ...

No Covid-19 arrests made during first weekend of eased lockdown in Scotland

No Covid-19 arrests made during first weekend of eased lockdown in Scotland

Figures from Police Scotland indicate there were 1,391 compliant dispersals from 7am on Friday to 7am on Monday with 650 after police warning. Read more ...

Man Utd's total outlay to keep Odion Ighalo on loan until January 2021

Man Utd's total outlay to keep Odion Ighalo on loan until January 2021

Odion Ighalo has extended his loan deal at Man Utd until January 2021 but the Red Devils will end up paying Shanghai Shenhua over £10m Read more ...

Spain records no coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours for first time since March

Spain records no coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours for first time since March

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said 'we cannot relax' but is promising the sixth and final extension to the State of Emergency first imposed on March 14 will be... Read more ...