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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been concerns from UK universities about losing access to European research projects A leading UK university has launched a close partnership with a top French research agency that will continue to provide access to European research funding after Brexit. Imperial College London, ...

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Paris, London

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been concerns from UK universities about losing access to European research projects A leading UK university has launched a close partnership with a top French research agency that will continue to provide access to European research funding after Brexit. Imperial College London, ...

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Paris, London

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been concerns from UK universities about losing access to European research projects A leading UK university has launched a close partnership with a top French research agency that will continue to provide access to European research funding after Brexit. Imperial College London, ...

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University of Bath vice-chancellor voted out in pay row

Image caption Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell has faced criticism over excessive pay The University of Bath’s governing body has voted for the immediate departure of its vice-chancellor, who is the highest-paid in the UK. The university court is also demanding the chair of its governing council and remuneration committee step ...

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Carillion apprentices among casualties as firm collapses

Image copyright Kyle Fitzsimmons Image caption Carillion apprentice Kyle Fitzsimmons is weeks away from achieving a higher level carpentry qualification “I’m really worried I might lose access to all my work,” says Kyle Fitzsimmons, who until Tuesday morning was studying for a higher level carpentry apprentice with Carillion in Liverpool. ...

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‘Staggering’ trade in fake degrees revealed

Image copyright Google Image caption A BBC reporter was offered a degree from the fake Nixon University for $3,600 (£2,600) Thousands of UK nationals have bought fake degrees from a multi-million pound “diploma mill” in Pakistan, a BBC Radio 4’s File on Four programme investigation has found. Buyers include NHS ...

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England’s first ‘prisoner of war’ discovered

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The earliest use of “prisoner of war” in England appears after the Battle of Poitiers, fought in 1356 The earliest known use of the term “prisoner of war” in England has been discovered by a historian at the University of Southampton. Court documents from ...

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Bordesley Independent School boss banned from teaching

Image caption Bordesley Independent School was inspected three times The owner of an unregistered school that had “no running water” and leaflets titled “Islam and terrorism?” has been banned from teaching. Naveed Hussain, 39, the owner of Bordesley Independent School, was handed a prohibition order preventing him from working as ...

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Schools urged to help tackle Islamophobia

Image caption Azeem and Shutha from Cathays High School have contributed to the videos Young Muslims in Wales say they have been frequently stared at in public, called “terrorists” at school and been told by strangers to take off headscarves. It comes as schools have been urged to raise awareness ...

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Tackling misogyny

Image caption Teacher Severine Wilken thinks more schools should teach pupils about sexist language “I hear it so often now it just doesn’t actually bother me, It’s just part of everyday life, just a normal word.” That is the view of a teenage boy at Nottingham Free School, who is ...

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Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of parents in England are struggling to get subsidised childcare as they grapple with a glitchy website eight months after it was set up. In some cases, money meant for fees has become stuck in tax-free childcare accounts, leaving some parents unable to pay their ...

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Places deadline: Top tips on choosing a school

Image copyright Sunesis Image caption The race is on – parents have until midnight to apply for primary school places Parents of rising-fives in England have until midnight tonight to apply for primary school places for their children. It can be a tense time, with the most popular schools often ...

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