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Sunday 22 January 2012
It's been a dreadful week for free speech. A meeting at a prestigious London college had to be abandoned on Monday evening when members of the audience were filmed and threatened by an Islamic extremist. Then the president of a student society at another London college was forced to resign after a Muslim organisation called for a ban on a joky image of the Prophet Mohammed. Finally, on Friday, the author Sir Salman Rushdie cancelled an appearance at India's largest literary festival, saying he feared an assassination attempt after protests by Muslim clerics.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Students attending a debate about sharia law were told they would be "hunted down and killed" by a man who burst into their lecture theatre and filmed them on his phone.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
British scientists have found scores of fossils the great evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin and his peers collected but that had been lost for more than 150 years.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Taking aspirin every day may not be worth the risk for those with no history of heart problems, a major study has concluded.
Sunday 01 January 2012
A decade of hard graft by Living Wage campaigners has forced employers to recognise that higher salaries boost productivity
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Five thousand more babies with birth defects are born each year in England and Wales than previously thought, researchers say.
Thursday 18 August 2011
A record number of students are eligible for clearing compared to the same time last year.
Friday 20 May 2011
Tuesday 08 March 2011
The government's hopes of limiting £9,000-a-year tuition fees to only a handful of universities receive a setback today.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Thousands of people have already applied to university in the hope of securing a place before tuition fees are increased, official figures show.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Student grants and loans will be frozen next year as a result of the recession, Higher Education Minister David Lammy announced yesterday.
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