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It is cultural norms in communities that orient children towards education
Half a million 15-year-olds were tested in 65 countries - and we were 26th in maths and 23rd in reading
What it was like to be six years old on that day in November 1963
Celebrated war photographer urges next generation to record UK’s ‘social wars’
150,000 people lined up to pay respects to the so-called 'Red Napoleon'
Journalist who reported from the Far East for the BBC across three decades
The celebrated Vietnamese general who oversaw key victories against France and America and effectively ended French colonial rule in the region has died aged 102.
Images chronicle the work of press photographers in the front lines of the conflict that was the 'last newspaper war'
Private pools, pampering spas, and isolated villas
Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell says the jury verdict that freed the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was “questionable.”
Students who take degrees in certain medical specialities such as tuberculosis and leprosy also will get a free ride
It was the huge bravery of medical staff that contained the pandemic 10 years ago – many of whom risked or even lost their lives. Simon Usborne hears their stories
Mr Hung was stunned that someone had kept his bones for so long, but happy that when the time comes, they will be buried with him
From Corsica and Karnataka to snug sleeping bags and new hotels
The Gunners are due to become the first Premier League to play in the country
In many cases, victims of trafficking – rather than the criminal bosses – are prosecuted