The Government’s new academies are creating greater segregation between pupils from rich and poor homes than council-run state schools, according to a groundbreaking study published today.
Demonstrations against the shale gas explorations of oil company Cuadrilla are the continuation of an ancient and rich vein of radicalism and dissent in the home county
Rare survey of party members shows lack of faith in leadership and general election chances
This latest protest proves that students have had enough of marketisation in higher education, says Michael Segalov
Sussex University has decided to go private - and the students aren't happy
Paul Jaffe, Property valuation and law graduate
A British student left critically ill after a snowboarding accident in the French Alps is still fighting for her life, her family said today.
Few surprises are likely to be sprung at Hove today. Sussex play host to Lancashire, the County Championship's early joint leaders, having already played them this season in Liverpool. The visitors' coach, Peter Moores, meanwhile, was the man who guided Sussex into the greatest era in their history at the start of the last decade.
No charges are to be brought against two men arrested over a fire which destroyed Hastings Pier, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.
Lancashire 472 Sussex 243 & 174
Mirrors emerged in 2009, found themselves namechecked among 2010's rash of Bright New Hopes, and it's taken them a full year to release their debut.
Two men were being questioned by police today after a landmark Victorian pier was destroyed by fire.
They look as if they might be film extras, or perhaps a period drawing room farce. But these women were among thousands enjoying the last day of the first Vintage at Goodwood festival.
Adam Gilchrist is used to being in the spotlight but last night he might have appreciated a little less attention. Brought in by Middlesex to beef up their challenge for the Friends Provident t20 this season, the Australian wicketkeeper lasted just three balls – scoring two runs – before a 15,000-strong crowd saw him trudge back to the pavilion as the Lord's side were easily beaten by champions Sussex.
When Billy Budd opens Glyndebourne's season tomorrow it will bring the curtain down on an old feud, says Lynne Walker