The Government is looking to spend upwards of £50bn to improve a journey taken by only 2 per cent of commuters
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Monday 15 August 2011
David Cameron blames children without fathers and schools without discipline, while Ed Miliband blames bankers and MPs for failing to set a better example for society
Friday 12 August 2011
Sunday 07 August 2011
Business troubleshooters, aka company doctors,will be heading back to school if Christine Elliott gets her way. As chief executive of the Institute for Turnaround, Elliott is leading a plan to teach new recruits key skills needed to guide a business through tough times.
Friday 05 August 2011
As a jobbing comprehensive school teacher, Francis Gilbert writes about a world he knows well, while adding a few dark classroom twists involving an expelled student, a chilling letter of accusation and an untimely death.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Business Secretary Vince Cable today dismissed calls for a tax cut to kick-start the stalled economy as "voodoo economics".
Tuesday 26 July 2011
David Cameron's "happiness index" is up and running. Jil Matheson, of the Office for National Statistics, unveiled a national survey on life satisfaction yesterday. It will be used to help assess the impact of future policies on the population's well-being.
Friday 15 July 2011
Inspectors will make unannounced visits at schools where problems of pupil indiscipline have been identified.
Monday 11 July 2011
Pupils who make malicious accusations against their teachers could face criminal prosecution under new guidance on school discipline issued by the Government.
Friday 08 July 2011
Opera North has undertaken a dramatic U-turn over the staging of a controversial opera after accusations of homophobia.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Headteachers are warning of "serious alarms" over the marking of national curriculum tests for 11-year-olds taken by 600,000 pupils this summer.
Thursday 30 June 2011
More than 11,000 schools in England have been hit by today's walkout by teachers, Government figures suggest.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Education Secretary Michael Gove apologises to "hard working families" because some schools will close during Thursday's strikes.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Upon graduating with a doctorate in psychology from Harvard in the early 1980s, Donna Lamping, who died on 8 June, made great efforts to convince sceptical doctors of the need to take into account not only the duration of life when evaluating the efficiency of care and chemotherapy, but also pain and the quality of life. At this time, Donna had no idea that 30 years later she herself would be faced with this issue. When Donna developed questionnaires to obtain a measure of pain and discomfort by patients, she did not know that she would one day find herself in the waiting room of a prominent doctor where she would fill out one of said documents as a patient. Here, he would thank her vigorously for her work that helped revolutionise medical practice!
Friday 24 June 2011
The Education Secretary, Michael Gove, upset headteachers last night by telling them they had a "moral duty" to keep their schools open during next Thursday's teachers' strike over threats to their pensions.
Friday 24 June 2011
Religious education lessons for 14 to 16-year-olds have been scrapped in one in four schools despite being obligatory.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
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