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Video: Cases against two student protesters dropped after footage shows 'shocking' inconsistencies in police officers' account of events
Monday 13 January 2014
Two student protesters who faced career-damaging allegations from the Metropolitan Police have had the cases against them thrown out after YouTube footage showed “shocking” inconsistencies in the police officers’ account of events.
Wednesday 01 January 2014
The Cambridge academic gored by a stag in the Scottish Highlands on Monday remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.
Monday 09 December 2013
British women scientists researching cures to the world’s most deadly diseases are less likely to receive funding than their male counterparts, and also receive significantly smaller sums, a study has found.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Academics across Britain went out on strike yesterday. We went to Southampton to air their grievances
Sunday 24 November 2013
The Calvin Report
Friday 22 November 2013
Money will fund new training centres for PhDs
Friday 22 November 2013
Virtual reality device tricks the brain into thinking you are tasting food by simulating the four main taste groups.
Monday 11 November 2013
It is a truth universally acknowledged that an ambitious minister possessed of a large department tampers with the legacy of the country’s most celebrated woman novelist at his peril. A point not lost on the new shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt, who today challenged Michael Gove to confirm that pupils studying only English Language will be “excluded from studying great works of English literature”.
Friday 11 October 2013
Being paid to drink beer? Well, yes, but there's so much more science to being a brewer than that
Thursday 10 October 2013
The book is loosely based on the Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps manual
Sunday 15 September 2013
Academic returns work by Victorian poet that he took from Queen’s University, Belfast, in the 1960s
Friday 13 September 2013
You might have sailed through your undergrad degree, but don't expect your Masters to be as simple. Harriet Williamson offers some post-MA tips
Thursday 12 September 2013
A researcher whose work was cited by the Secretary of State, John Kerry, and Senator John McCain in their attempts to persuade Congress to take military action in Syria has been fired for lying about her academic credentials.
Sunday 08 September 2013
They are found in every kitchen and have kept students from going hungry for generations. But none of the billions of baked beans eaten in the UK grow on British soil – yet.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 1 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'