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Around 50 workers and supporters took to the picket lines at the University of London today, armed with music, whistles, flags and placards as part of an ongoing campaign to win better pay and conditions for the university’s outsourced workers.

A referendum will be held by the end of 2017 if the Conservatives win the next election

Exclusive: Treasury to warn British public of economic risks of leaving EU - and Tory Eurosceptics are furious

Sir Nicholas Macpherson is accused of trying to scare the public into a Yes vote in an EU referendum

London student protesters on the march once more, but again police are nowhere to be seen

Students marching on a range of issues, including "justice for Mark Duggan"

Student protests banned in London after two days of unrest and 41 arrests

A university has obtained an injunction banning its students from protesting on campus for six months after two days of unrest led to 41 arrests.

Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration

Warning, strong language: Five arrested as occupation at the University of London headquarters ends in violence

Under proposals, couples will from April have the right to share 50 weeks of leave

Government's new shared parental leave part of a growing global trend

New rules are designed to bring Britain more in line with global best practise

Victory: Cleaning staff strike at University of London wins major concessions on pay and conditions

Outsourced cleaners claim better terms on sick pay and annual leave

Students outraged as ULU president Michael Chessum arrested in 'attack on the right to protest'

Arrest made after ULU failed to notify police about a demonstration yesterday

Student protesters rally in London as campaign to save ULU begins

Demonstration was mostly peaceful, with isolated confrontations with police

‘Swan Lake’ at the Royal Opera House

Success of BBC’s move to Salford leads to calls for other leading cultural institutions to be relocated to cities in the north of England

New 'national economic strategy' could see institutions such as the British Museum and the Royal Opera House moved away from London and the South East

New College of the Humanities

History: Founded in the summer of 2011 by the philosopher A.C. Grayling with the participation and advice of some of the world’s top academics, New College of the Humanities is a private undergraduate college.

British muslim Maajid Nawaz is the country's most famous former Islamist fanatic

Former Islamist Maajid Nawaz to fight marginal parliamentary seat for Lib Dems in 2015 election

A former activist in the radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir has been chosen to fight a marginal parliamentary seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Sir Bob Kerslake will be replaced as Head of the Civil Service – but not yet

Death rattle of the mandarins?

Reform is coming to the Civil Service, but some worry it will harm more than help

A student protester is arrested at ULU

Police accused of disproportionate force at ULU chalking arrest

Police have been accused of using disproportionate force after arresting a student protester inside the University of London Union for chalking on university property.

One in five Conservatives consider switching to UKIP

Rare survey of party members shows lack of faith in leadership and general election chances

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