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Study finds that people tend to drop old friends when new ones are made - keeping our inner circle constant
Increase is due to thousands of A-level students with lower grades than previous years being snapped up for places
University sports teams have been emailing, socialising, and wearing shirts recently. Sadly, not the usual forms of communication, entertainment, or attire, but displays of misogyny. Many students stressed these were “isolated incidents”, but isolated incidents can still evidence cultural norms and entrenched values.
‘If Mao was God, then he was the Pope’, says former activist who knew Aravindan Balakrishnan in the 1970s, when he was expelled from the Communist Party of England
He has not denounced the principles that the EDL still stands for
Three unions representing academic staff are balloting on industrial action over pay
Scientists blocked particular gene to improve the recovery time of mice
It is the prize no one wants to win. Six architectural firms will be sweating this week as they wait to hear on Friday whether their building has won the 2013 Carbuncle Cup, the award bestowed on Britain's ugliest building.
Survey reveals extent of social segregation in UK – along both ethnic and class boundaries
Case in eastern China sees virus pass from a father to daughter who was looking after him
Maria Miller’s attempt to boost the Conservatives’ standing amongst women backfired as she put the spotlight on David Cameron’s privileged background.
New research shows how 'edit wars' erupt over controversial subjects
New treatment developed by fusing key proteins of the virus with a bacterial protein
PM backs his friend as Tory co-chairman Lord Feldman denies he is source of damning remarks about local party members
There are plans to present him with a student award despite continuing controversy over his regime's human rights record
The segregation by gender of Muslim students has been in the news this week, after a pressure group claimed the practice was widespread. Reyhana Patel, herself a Muslim, believes that gender segregation can actually be empowering for her and her sisters