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Spending cuts in higher education must not be allowed to degrade the critical contribution universities and colleges make to economic prosperity and social justice in England, a think tank has said.
This month, house prices accross the nation have risen by 0.4 per cent, according to the Monthly National Housing Survey, with deflating supply and rising demand.
A gap in community services means patients who could be cared for at home are stranded in hospital for days, it was said yesterday.
Nearly half of young teenagers, aged 13-15, are no longer living with both their parents, but amongst parents of young teenagers who do remain together, 93 per cent are married, a report has said.
Exposure to internet pornography, which is “potentially just a few clicks away,” is linked to more sexually permissive attitudes and risky provocative behaviour in children, a report has found.
A chain of state funded free schools run by former armed forces personnel are to be launched, following ministerial approval of the opening of Britain’s first military style academy.
A national register recording the interests of police and crime commissioners (PCCs) should be created, as apportioning so much power to individual commissioners brings “risks of maverick behaviour”, a parliamentary report has said.
The Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Group (BCG) believe that the high-speed rail link between London and the Midlands will provide a stimulus for economic recovery, but many more think otherwise.
More than 1.1 million primary school children will break up this half term unable to be safe in and around water, a survey has found.
What drives the financial crisis, and what model is necessary to deal with it? Asks Dr Thomas Keidel, Director of Financial Market Relations at German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)
Iodine deficiency during pregnancy may lower the cognitive ability of some babies, researchers publishing in medical journal The Lancet have found.
Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) President Sandie Keene has praised the sector for widening and improving the spread of personal budgets for elderly and disabled people.
We are entirely dependent on the actions of banks because they are the ones who create and allocate the money supply, shaping the economic landscape.
The move towards Universal Credit, cuts to the NHS, and the new Personal Independence Payments (PIP)will take millions from disabled people's pockets, say the Trades Union Congress (TUC)
All new Further Education teachers should have at least 2 good GCSE grades in English and Maths, an advisory group for Labour has said.
Research by customer experience providers 7 suggests banks must use big data to learn what customers want and prevent them from moving elsewhere.
Six hundred Afghan interpreters who worked with British troops are to be given the right to live in the UK following a government climbdown.
Scotland's thriving economy means it can 'more than afford to be a successful independent country', a new paper with strong Scottish government backing has said.
The gay marriage bill, which will grant same-sex couples the right to marry in England and Wales, has passed through the House of Commons despite serious Tory opposition.
A report published today by the parliamentary Work & Pensions Committee gives a more balanced assessment, according to Alan Downey, KPMG’s Head of Public Sector.
There is no link between spending and higher pupil achievements, and therefore one fifth of school spending could be cut without harming any standards- one think tank says.
Critics of eLearning often argue that it is too solitary compared to the richer environment of the classroom, but Peter Phillips argues gamification can inspire creative thought and engage the learner.
An IPCC inquiry into the brutal murder of Maria Stubbings, committed by an ex-partner with a previous murder conviction, has brought to light the need for more thorough risk assessment and protective measures.
Care company Home Instead Senior Care has pledged to offer free dementia training to 3,000 family carers and community members.
Same sex couples may be able to marry in England and Wales in the summer of 2014, despite strong resistance among Tory activists.