Off to the North of England education conference – the traditional curtain raiser of the year.
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Monday 07 December 2009
Wednesday 18 November 2009
A woman who was glassed in a nightclub turned detective on social networking site Facebook, helping police to catch her attacker, it was revealed today.
Sunday 06 September 2009
Thursday 27 August 2009
Portsmouth have signed Watford striker Tommy Smith on a four-year contract, for an undisclosed fee.
Thursday 27 August 2009
Two of Britain's brightest ballet hopes will collect their GCSE results today knowing they are heading to a world renowned dance school regardless of their grades.
Tuesday 25 August 2009
Friday 14 August 2009
Despite a reputation second only to Pink Floyd, Soft Machine struggled to make much of an impression outside of a small cognoscenti, until they became a full-blown jazz-rock combo in the 1970s.
Friday 29 May 2009
Julie Kirkbride's decision to resign has set off warnings that women MPs with young children may find it increasingly difficult to juggle their professional and family lives.
Friday 16 January 2009
*The school point score is devised through a new system introduced by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, the Government’s exams watchdog. Under it, equal weight is given for a general and vocational A-level with 270 points awarded for an A-grade pass, 240 for a B, 210 for a C, 180 for a D, 150 for an E. The International Baccalaureate is also recognised with 1,380 points for a maximum diploma score of 45.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Administrators for music, DVD and games retailer Zavvi closed another 18 UK stores with the loss of 353 jobs today.
Monday 05 January 2009
Passengers had to endure further travel misery on a key London to Scotland rail route today.
Friday 31 October 2008
John Lewis Partnership today said department store sales slid 9.8 per cent during another tough week for the retailer.
Monday 13 October 2008
A former Tory prospective parliamentary candidate will be sentenced today for a hate campaign against his rivals.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
A former Tory prospective parliamentary candidate has admitted carrying out a campaign of harassment against his Liberal Democrat rivals.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 5 One Direction: Louis Tomlinson launching his own record label, has already 'signed two acts'