10 more students released on bail after political protest gets out of hand
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University of Birmingham reoccupied - even though five students face possible expulsion for previous protest
Friday 24 January 2014
Students at Birmingham University occupied a university building on Wednesday in a new anti-privatisation protest.
Sunday 22 December 2013
Concerns about jihadist action against British soldiers 'fell on deaf ears,' says Jahan Mahmood
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Under the proposals, Islamist radicals face being expelled from mosques, Muslim community groups and universities in a fight-back against fundamentalism
Thursday 28 November 2013
Police and university security in Birmingham have broken up a week-long occupation at the university in an early raid this morning.
Friday 22 November 2013
30-year-old forced to leave his job after appeal to remain was denied at an Immigration and Asylum Chamber tribunal
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Graduates are more than worth the money invested in them, research shows
Monday 15 July 2013
Humans had a sophisticated calendrical system thousands of years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.
Saturday 13 July 2013
What to do
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Professor Mick Aston was an archaeologist who was part of Time Team, the popular Channel 4 programme which for 20 years brought the world of archaeology to television audiences. Aston acted as chief archaeological adviser for 16 series, from its first broadcast in 1994 through to 2011, and was known for his combination of expertise, passion for the subject, and brightly coloured jumpers.
Taking breast cancer drug tamoxifen for ten years instead of five halves risk of dying from the disease, doctors say
Sunday 02 June 2013
The gold standard for treating breast cancer which has held sway for twenty years is expected to change following results showing that death rates can be slashed further by extending drug therapy for longer.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
As chairman of the Court of the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2006 I was in a position to know something that Sir Ken Murray – he was Ken, not Kenneth to his vast array of friends in the scientific community worldwide – and his wife, Lady Noreen, did not want generally known: that they had donated over £12m to their university. This fund accrued from the patent rights of Murray's work, which spearheaded the fight against hepatitis. Murray and his Edinburgh team found a way to identify the hepatitis B virus, which seriously damages the liver, and developed a vaccine against it. He was also a co-founder of the biotech company Biogen, which patented the vaccine.
Monday 25 February 2013
In the eerie silence of an empty nest, parents often pine for the good old days of mounting phone bills, the patter of keyboards and loud music reverberating through the house. Yet as rent prices skyrocket and students are squeezed ever tighter, they should be careful what they wish for.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
People using smartphones and other mobile internet devices can be tracked by hackers exploiting a flaw in their 3G connections, security experts have said.
Saturday 18 August 2012
1. Tolley's is the so-called bible of what?
Thursday 26 July 2012
Usain Bolt has revealed he will be "ready to go" at the London Olympics after recovering from a stiff back and hamstring problems.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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