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Peers signal discontent at competition plans for universities

There are plans to introduce a more market-orientated approach for universities

Peers are set to launch a cross-party revolt over Government plans to inject "market"-style competition into the higher education sector.

12:20am Sunday 1 January 2017

Peers signal discontent at competition plans for universities

There are plans to introduce a more market-orientated approach for universities

Peers are set to launch a cross-party revolt over Government plans to inject "market"-style competition into the higher education sector.

10:18pm Saturday 31 December 2016

Sugar-free drinks do not aid weight loss, research suggests

Artificially sweetened beverages could lead people to consume more calories by stimulating sweet flavour taste buds

Artificially sweetened diet drinks make no difference to weight gain and should not be seen as healthier than their sugar-laden counterparts, according to a team of experts.

7:01pm Tuesday 3 January 2017

NHS hospitals making more money than ever from car park charges, analysis shows

The Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford is the most expensive trust in the country for a one-hour stay, figures show

NHS hospitals are making more money than ever from car park charges, with more than half charging disabled visitors and making thousands every year in fines, an investigation has found.

12:10am Wednesday 28 December 2016

Anti-Semitism 'makes Jewish students avoid some universities'

Baroness Ruth Deech said that among Jewish students there was a feeling that certain universities should be avoided

An academic leader has claimed rampant anti-Semitism has led to some of the UK's leading universities becoming no-go zones for Jewish students.

12:47am Friday 23 December 2016

Christopher Marlowe to be credited for contribution to Shakespeare's work

Christopher Marlowe to be credited for contribution to Shakespeare's work

For some experts, this move has been a long time coming.

2:22pm Monday 24 October 2016

University removes ex-Archbishop of Canterbury's image after student campaign

The removal of Lord Carey's image follows a campaign by a group of students at the institution

An image of former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey of Clifton, has been removed from a top London university amid student concerns about his views on gay marriage.

4:45pm Wednesday 21 December 2016

Sugar tax on soft drinks could 'significantly' impact obesity rates, experts say

The tax relates to the sugar content of drinks, with a higher amount charged for the most sugary beverages.

A sugar tax on soft drinks could result in thousands fewer British adults and children becoming obese, research suggests.

12:09am Friday 16 December 2016

British troops to be deployed to Poland, confirms Prime Minister

Theresa May and Beata Szydlo met for a working lunch

Theresa May has confirmed plans to deploy British troops to Poland, as she and her counterpart Beata Szydlo agreed on the need to deter Russian aggression.

12:24am Monday 28 November 2016

Treatment offers renewed hope to Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Clinical trial data has shown nivolumab may help people with untreatable head and neck cancers

A type of immunotherapy could offer hope to Hodgkin's lymphoma patients who have run out of treatment options.

12:18am Wednesday 7 December 2016
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