Starting children this young could eradicate the effects of poverty on their performance
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Wednesday 17 October 2012
So Scotland gets its referendum on independence. The general perception is that the debate will now switch to the economics of it all. It is a perception given a certain spice by an opinion poll suggesting that if Scots felt they would be £500 a year a head better off they would vote in favour, and if the same amount worse off they would vote against.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The Language Show Live attracts thousands of job hunters, educators – and those who just love to learn
Wednesday 29 August 2012
United Airlines passengers faced delays and massive queues today after some of its major computer systems and its website failed.
New Selected Journals, 1939-1995, By Stephen Spender (edited by Lara Feigel and John Sutherland, with Natasha Spender)
Saturday 28 July 2012
Overshadowed in life by friends and peers, the poet and public thinker shines in his diaries.
Saturday 23 June 2012
Robert Jenkins made a short speech to hedge fund managers in Monaco on Wednesday.
Friday 08 June 2012
Embattled Culture Secretary puts potentially divisive proposals on hold until after Olympics
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Britain's establishment, including politics, the media and big business, is "broken" and must be radically reformed, Nick Clegg will claim today.
Friday 18 May 2012
Lloyds Banking Group dispatched a dozen top bosses on a luxury spa break designed to prevent them from "bail out, burn out or being booted out".
Wednesday 09 May 2012
A controversial American self-defence instructor has been banned from Britain by Home Secretary Theresa May.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Whisper it not but I think I have found a role for those 5,000 head teachers that the new Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, says are not up to scratch.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
The often astronomical insurance premiums for newly-qualified young drivers could be cut by up to £700 a year if "black boxes" are fitted in their cars.
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- 2 How black gold was hijacked: North sea oil and the betrayal of Scotland
- 3 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 4 Scientists sequence oldest human DNA from fossilised leg bone found in Spain
- 5 ‘Put it in my mouth’: Viewers outraged by apparent reference to oral sex in VIP e-cig advert