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Manchester’s recent University Challenge successes can be credited to one man
Former Tomorrow's World presenter Maggie Philbin is to return as a TV science host after being added to the team on BBC1 series Bang Goes The Theory.
Colleagues including Lorraine Kelly have paid tribute to former TV-am presenter Mike Morris, who has died.
The Great British Bake Off saw its audience rise to a new high for last night's finale as more than seven million people watched John Whaite crowned king of the cakes.
A Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess will be publicly honoured for the first time in the UK when a blue plaque is unveiled tomorrow at the university where he studied.
Tributes to designer of legendary British telescope and 'inventor' of modern astronomy
Bill Clarke was a key member of a tiny group of financial journalists who in the 1950s and 1960s transformed the craft.
Some of the worst universities in the country plan to charge students close to the maximum fee of £9,000 a year and not one of them plans to charge average fees of £6,000 a year or less – the level which ministers said would be the norm when they announced the controversial proposals. Most of the bottom 20 plan to charge more than £7,500 a year.
Did the nuclear age begin in 1942, when Chicago Pile-1, a reactor built in a squash court, went "critical" by achieving self-sustaining chain reaction?
His performance as a waspish Sherlock Holmes has been hailed as seminal. Next he's appearing as Frankenstein at the National Theatre. Is he ready for the horrors of superstardom?
Francis Beckett reports on the case of the academics who used to work in the rooms that Rutherford used
Susan Zinkin divorced her husband in 1962, but only now is she able to marry again
Rock star of the show but victory aided by soon-to-be-banned costume
It is amazing but true that one quarter of students and parents have not heard of the bursaries that each university has to provide to students in need. So, three years after the controversial top-up fees were introduced, along with a complicated paraphernalia of loans and scholarships, thousands of students don't have the information they need to choose the institution that is best for them.