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MPs call for huge council tax hikes for southern England to reflect property values

MPs call for huge council tax hikes for southern England to reflect property values

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

MPs on the housing, communities and local government committee - chaired by Labour MP Clive Betts - said a shakeup of tax bands is needed to raise billions for local councils.
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Homeless children put up in shipping containers, report says

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Children's commissioner for England condemns ‘scandal' of family homelessness Thousands of homeless children are growing up in cheaply converted shipping containers and cramped...
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Poorer pupils twice as likely to fail key GCSEs

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Analysis shows reversal in attainment gap between poor pupils and wealthy classmates Disadvantaged pupils are almost twice as likely to fail GCSE maths as their wealthier...
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Lean Mako Vunipola hungry to return for England against Ireland

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

• Prop has been out since May with hamstring injury • Vunipola at lowest weight since 2016 Australia tour No England player is keener to run around a rugby field this bank...
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Olympic hopes on brink after England stumble at EuroHockey ­Championship

Olympic hopes on brink after England stumble at EuroHockey ­Championship

9 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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England's Jimmy Anderson takes two wickets in Ashes comeback bid

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

• Seamer bowls two spells for Lancashire second XI • Anderson returns to Old Trafford for recovery session Jimmy Anderson bowled nine overs and took two wickets for...
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Players' union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

• RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year • Majority have mental health problems after retiring - survey Rugby's players' union has called for urgent...
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Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

• Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory • Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary charge Mark Robinson is to step down as the England Women's coach...
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Jason Roy's future lies in batting down the order, says Trevor Bayliss

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

• Surrey man has struggled as opener in Ashes series • ‘He's doing a job for the team at the moment' Trevor Bayliss is not known to be an Eric Morecambe fan but when asked...
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Justin Langer says Australia will not fire bouncers back at England: 'We are not here to see how many helmets we can hit' 

Justin Langer says Australia will not fire bouncers back at England: 'We are not here to see how many helmets we can hit' 

12 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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