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Matt Hancock defends refusal to climb down on free school meals

17 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Minister says English councils have already been given ‘a huge amount of extra investment' Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Matt Hancock has...
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Big tech accused of avoiding $2.8bn in tax to poorest countries

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Reform of international corporate taxation could transform health and education, says report Big US technology companies are exploiting loopholes in global tax rules to avoid...
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Minority ethnic economists under-represented at top UK universities

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Backgrounds still lagging behind include African-Caribbean, Bangladeshi and Pakistani An increasing number of academic economists in UK universities come from non-white...
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Short-term life insurance is temporary coverage until you can afford a longer-term option

Short-term life insurance is temporary coverage until you can afford a longer-term option

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement There are two types of short-term life insurance: temporary, and annual renewable coverage. Temporary life insurance provides temporary coverage while...
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The Observer view on the Commons vote to let poor children go hungry | Observer editorial

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

It is indicative of this government's attitude to poverty that even the education secretary and the children's minister approve of sending them into further hardship It speaks...
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We French love our history teachers - Samuel Paty made us remember why | Agnès Poirier

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Religion struck another blow against freedom of thought with the vicious murder of a man whose mission was to civilise Since that fateful morning of 7 January 2015, and the...
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Key al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan, as death toll from suicide bombing at Kabul education centre rises to 24

Key al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan, as death toll from suicide bombing at Kabul education centre rises to 24

1 day ago   |   The Telegraph


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New South Wales high school students turning down maths in the droves

New South Wales high school students turning down maths in the droves

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

New South Wales Education Standards Authority revealed there were fewer Year 12 students sitting a maths test for their Higher School Certificate this year than in 2000.
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Campaigners accuse BBC of peddling a 'damaging' transgender ideology to primary school pupils

Campaigners accuse BBC of peddling a 'damaging' transgender ideology to primary school pupils

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

International Pronouns Day is a transgender festival that 'seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace', according to its website.
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The government must support students stuck in Covid nightmare at universities

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The pandemic exposes why a higher education model built on fees is precarious and shows the urgent need for reform We have now seen more than 27,000 cases of Covid at...
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Footy WAG leads moving tributes to retiring AFL superstar Gary Ablett Jr

Footy WAG leads moving tributes to retiring AFL superstar Gary Ablett Jr

Gary Ablett Jr's former wife Jordan and long-time girlfriend Lauren Phillips paid tribute as the Geelong Cats champion played his 357th and final game in the AFL grand final in... Read more ...

Twelve-minute tests available in Boots 'within a fortnight'

Twelve-minute tests available in Boots 'within a fortnight'

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'My husband is not armed': Distraught Cardi B begs Beverly Hills police...

'My husband is not armed': Distraught Cardi B begs Beverly Hills police officers to release Offset

Cardi B confronted Beverly Hills police on Saturday after Offset was detained following accusations that someone waved a gun at Trump supporters. Offset was released without... Read more ...

12-minute Covid test expected to be available at Boots within weeks 

12-minute Covid test expected to be available at Boots within weeks 

The test has proved 97% accurate and should be available within a fortnight. But the chain is also offering a 48-hour service from today and hopes 200 UK branches will have... Read more ...

Trump 'plans to fire the heads of FBI, CIA and Pentagon if he wins re-election' 

Trump 'plans to fire the heads of FBI, CIA and Pentagon if he wins re-election' 

Donald Trump is planning on immediately firing FBI Director Christopher Wray, and also intends to replace CIA director Gina Haspel and Defense Secretary Mark Esper if he wins... Read more ...

Facebook is taking specific measures to slow the 'spread of viral content'...

Facebook is taking specific measures to slow the 'spread of viral content' in anticipation of possible unrest on Election day, report says

Summary List Placement Facebook is preparing specific measures for potential unrest related to the election, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The social media tech... Read more ...

US Senate votes 51-48 to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the...

US Senate votes 51-48 to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before final vote on Monday

Summary List Placement In a rare weekend session, the US Senate on Sunday advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, setting up a final confirmation vote... Read more ...

Brad Pitt calls Joe Biden 'a president for all Americans' in World Series...

Brad Pitt calls Joe Biden 'a president for all Americans' in World Series campaign ad

The 60-second campaign ad titled 'Make Life Better' features Brad Pitt's voice over heartwarming footage of Joe Biden greeting voters of all ages with hugs, handshakes and... Read more ...

England crowned Women's Six Nations champions after France held to draw by...

England crowned Women's Six Nations champions after France held to draw by Scotland

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Oil tanker emergency: Major incident onboard ship off Isle of Wight

Oil tanker emergency: Major incident onboard ship off Isle of Wight

A MAJOR incident has occurred after an oil tanker declared an emergency whilst off the Isle of Wight coast. Read more ...