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Ron Johnston obituary

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Human geographer who showed that voters are influenced not only by their beliefs, but by where they live and work Ron Johnston, who has died aged 79, was a human geographer...
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Delaying phase four increases chance of schools reopening in September - Harris

26 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The decision not to proceed with phase four of reopening the country increases the possibility of all children returning to school in September, the Higher Education Minister...
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'Judged on how we used to be': improving schools cry foul over GCSE and A-level grading

34 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Heads fear regulator will penalise poorer students by standardising scores in line with previous years' results Soraya Hedges took over her secondary school in the Midlands two...
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Simon Harris: Ireland still open to international students

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Ireland is still open to international students and they may be encouraged to study in the country due to its handling of coronavirus, Higher Education Minister Simon Harris...
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Ten years from graduating, I'm still not sure university was a good decision | Eleanor Margolis

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

I studied English, slept a lot and developed an aversion to ‘hard' books. Was university anything more than an expensive blip? Under my bed, in a shoebox covered in dust, lie a...
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The class of Covid-19: meet the school leavers facing an uncertain future

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Six months ago, school leavers were looking forward to the usual hedonistic summer before starting work, apprenticeships or further education. Then coronavirus changed...
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Joanna Cole, author of Magic School Bus books, dies aged 75

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Creator of beloved books, which sold tens of millions of copies, has died of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis The author Joanna Cole, whose Magic School Bus books transported...
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13 popular online courses that people enroll in and actually finish, according to Coursera

13 popular online courses that people enroll in and actually finish, according to Coursera

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

With the rising cost of formal education, online classes are becoming increasingly popular. Coursera is one of the most comprehensive e-learning platforms, offering a wide...
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Social mobility does not depend on attending university, says minister

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Michelle Donelan says English higher education not necessarily ‘best route' to achieve success The universities minister has intensified her attack on the higher education...
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The top 10 college degrees with high salaries and low unemployment rates

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Many college students about to enter a new year of school face a big question: What major to choose? It is helpful to know the average wages and unemployment rates associated...
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Hackers just took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts including...

Hackers just took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts including Uber, Apple, Cash App, and Bill Gates and used them to post bitcoin scam links

Hackers took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts Wednesday and used them to post messages urging people to send thousands of dollars in Bitcoin. The scam began when... Read more ...

Police say they pulled Taser on footballer because his number plate had been...

Police say they pulled Taser on footballer because his number plate had been cloned by a criminal 

Ben Richards-Everton, 28, claims he was followed by West Midlands Police for ten minutes before being confronted outside a parade of shops in Sutton Coldfield last month. Read more ...

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of...

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

Twitter stock plummeted 7% in pre-market trading on Thursday after it was hit with a massive blue-tick hack as many verified accounts reported being unable to tweet. The... Read more ...

Risk of local lockdowns - are Covid-19 cases in your area rising or falling?

Risk of local lockdowns - are Covid-19 cases in your area rising or falling?

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Egyptian prank show is accused of animal cruelty

Egyptian prank show is accused of animal cruelty

The Mahadesh Fahem Haga show has been dubbed 'cruel' by animal rights organisation PETA. The Egyptian programme showed a monkey dangled from a chain around its neck. Read more ...

Fantasy soccer startup Sorare nets $4 million in a funding round backed by...

Fantasy soccer startup Sorare nets $4 million in a funding round backed by German striker Andre Schurrle

Blockchain fantasy soccer startup Sorare has raised $4 million in a funding round backed by Seedcamp and German striker Andre Schurrle. Schurrle told Business Insider he was... Read more ...

Brexit latest: Labour to be ‘hard hit' by no deal as they cling to EU

Brexit latest: Labour to be ‘hard hit' by no deal as they cling to EU

BREXIT would hit former "red wall" seats in Britain's industrial areas the hardest in a no deal scenario, according to UK manufacturers. Read more ...

Perfect match: Ulster star Jacob Stockdale gets engaged to old school friend

Perfect match: Ulster star Jacob Stockdale gets engaged to old school friend

Ireland and Ulster Rugby star Jacob Stockdale has announced his engagement to his girlfriend Hannah Garrett. Read more ...

Nuclear submarine metres from hitting Belfast ferry, investigation finds

Nuclear submarine metres from hitting Belfast ferry, investigation finds

A ferry sailing out of Belfast almost collided with a nuclear submarine partly because the Royal Navy vessel's commanding officers under-estimated the speed of the Stena... Read more ...

Bristol Black Lives Matter statute REMOVED - sculpture of Jen Reid thrown...

Bristol Black Lives Matter statute REMOVED - sculpture of Jen Reid thrown into skip lorry

A SCULPTURE of a Black Lives Matter protestor which replaced the statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol has been removed. Read more ...