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Leading Article: Language woes

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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to blow up a plane, ran the UCL Islamic Society. But its current members tell Indlieb Farazi that they deplore extremism and terrorism

Nobel laureates: don't put money before science

New rules will stifle groundbreaking research, Government told

Bomber warns: there are more like me in Yemen

Al-Qa'ida claims responsibility as inquest into airport security begins

Airline 'bomber' had been banned from Britain

The man at the centre of the failed Detroit airliner bomb plot had been banned from entering Britain, it was disclosed today.

Steve Connor: Huge potential balanced against ethical fears

It is easy to get confused over stem cells. It doesn't help that there are several different types of stem cell but the one involved in this proposed clinical trial happens to be the most powerful and the most controversial – embryonic stem cells.

Oxford to defer use of A* grade for admissions

Britain's elite universities disagree over whether to use the new A* grade at A-level when making decisions about admissions.

Calling all students for a crash course in business

It's no longer enough to have a first class degree. To get a job you also need to hone your teamwork skills.

Student dies at freshers' week party

A 19-year-old university student died after collapsing at a freshers' party in a nightclub.

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