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Tuition fees: Theresa May challenges university costs

The prime minister is to call for better value for students in England who face “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”. Theresa May will announce an independent review of fees and student finance on ...

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Bafta Awards 2018: Stars wear black on the red carpet

Guests at the Bafta Film Awards united in support of the Time’s Up and Me Too campaigns by wearing black to the ceremony in London. Some stars were accompanied by rights and equality campaigners. Angelina Jolie was joined by Cambodian-born ...

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Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Do Not Test Israel’s Resolve’

Advertisement MUNICH — Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, attending a security conference with international leaders here in Munich, on Sunday brandished what he said was part of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel and warned that he was ready ...

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Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy, 6

Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy, 6

Media playback is unsupported on your device Requests for a medical cannabis licence to help a boy whose rare form of epilepsy improved after taking the drug have been denied by the Home Office. Six-year-old Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth in ...

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'Cut student interest rates' say MPs

There is no justification for such “high interest rates” on student loans, says a committee of MPs. The Treasury Select Committee says it is unconvinced by “questionable” claims in support of charging up to 6.1% on loans that cover fees ...

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Plane Crash in Iran Kills 66 in Foggy, Mountainous Area

Plane Crash in Iran Kills 66 in Foggy, Mountainous Area

Advertisement TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region in the country’s south, killing all 66 people on board, the state news media reported. The Aseman Airlines plane went down near its destination, ...

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