Better off parents are resorting to “ethically dubious” and “possibly illegal” practices to get their children into a good school, according to research published today.
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Wednesday 26 June 2013
Whatever happens to Gareth Bale, whatever happens to Wayne Rooney, there will be some British influence at Real Madrid next season.
Saturday 01 June 2013
British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton believes the loss of Sir Bradley Wiggins for the Tour de France will “massively” weaken Team Sky but lift a weight off the shoulders of lead rider Chris Froome.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Relatives of the Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo yesterday expressed their “heartfelt condolence” to the family of the soldier victim – insisting there was no place for violence in the name of religion.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Vicky Pryce has been moved to an open jail after spending only four nights in Holloway prison, it was reported today. The ex-wife of the former minister Chris Huhne was jailed for eight months last week after a jury found her guilty of perverting the course of justice over his speeding offence.
Friday 01 March 2013
Improved test scores are a far better measure of success than student surveys
Monday 18 February 2013
A 16-year-old boy found fatally stabbed in a stairwell of a block of flats after a party was been named by police.
Thursday 07 February 2013
A degree may no longer be enough for graduates who want to stand out in the job market, according to new research.
Thursday 07 February 2013
An elderly woman who died after she was left without care in her own home for nine days must have been in "agony", a friend said today.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
The pilot who died in a helicopter crash in central London had been diverted because of bad weather before his aircraft clipped a crane and then plunged to the ground, an inquest was told today.
Thursday 10 January 2013
MPs give top civil servant Sir Jeremy Heywood a rough ride over Mitchell inquiry ordered by PM
Friday 21 December 2012
Communities threatened by floodwaters will enjoy some respite today before rain returns to lash the UK during a washout weekend.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police