News Grammar campaigners in Cambridge have been adding apostrophes to street signs after Cambridge City Council stopped using them.

The Good Grammar leader warned that now apostrophes are gone, commas could be next

'I was set up as a hate figure': Hilary Mantel defends criticism of Kate Middleton

Award-winning novelist says she has "absolutely nothing to apologise for"

A BBC sub editor at the BBC World Monitoring station, Caversham Park

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Revolutionary computer system it promised to revitalise the text-based current system with artificial intelligence and the means to translate myriad languages from audio into written English

Rebecca Meredith, the Cambridge student at the centre of the row

Who said misogyny’s dead? Female students receive sexist heckles at Glasgow Ancients debating competition

There are some who would like to believe that sexism among the student population in the UK is becoming a thing of the past. Events unfolded this Saturday at the Glasgow University Union’s (GUU) annual debating competition, the ‘Glasgow Ancients’, that might make these people think again.

Universities, including Oxford, pay an average £14,000 in staff expenses

September babies have better chance of getting into Oxbridge

A report published on the BBC today suggests that if you want to boost the chances of a place at Oxbridge, studying hard is one route, but avoiding a July birthday is another.

Oxford twice as likely to give top spaces to whites

Ethnic minority applicants to some of the most competitive courses at Oxford University can be up to half as likely to gain places as white students – despite having the same top A-level grades.

Harriet Harman in call to tackle ageism

Harriet Harman has written to major broadcasters asking about the number of older women employed within their organisations, the Labour Party said today.

Hilary Mantel has called the Duchess of Cambridge a bland, manufactured, personality free mannequin princess

Reaction: Was Hilary Mantel's ‘attack’ on Kate Middleton really so venomous?

The Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel is used to judging royals from the 16th century. Yesterday, she weighed in on their contemporary successors, with controversial results...

The Cambridge Union is not BBC 'Question Time' – let Marine Le Pen speak

There's a difference between Nick Griffin showboating for votes on national television and Le Pen exposing her views to the ridicule of a few curious students

British teens are the worst at learning languages? Once you’ve cracked Spanish, French is a doddle

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See it away: This time, Cambridge drinking society antics deserve the predictable backlash

I'm proud of my university but there's no defending this sort of behaviour

POSH:
One of the highest grossing shows in the Royal Court's history, Laura Wade's hit is now at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre. It features the elite Oxford student dining society, the Riot Club. The fictional body echoes the Bullingdon Club of Cameron, Osborne, and Boris Johnson fame.

Poll: Would stories of boorish Cambridge drinking societies put you or your children off applying?

Early this morning student tabloid the Cambridge Tab leaked an edited selection of vulgar debriefs apparently written by the president of a university drinking society after nights out on the town.

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Cambridge University announced a review of its admissions procedures today in the wake of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s A-level reforms

Cambridge University considers having an entrance test

Cambridge University announced a review of its admissions procedures today in the wake of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s A-level reforms.

Bradley Wiggins wears the yellow jersey in Paris

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First three days of 2014 Tour take place in England

The six mistakes we wish graduate recruiters wouldn't make

Students are terrified of committing even the smallest error on graduate recruitment forms - so why is it okay for recruiters to be so sloppy?

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