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Universities should pay back fees for strike, says minister

The universities minister says students whose courses have been disrupted by the university strike should receive compensation for lost classes. Sam Gyimah said this could mean a refund on tuition fees or rearranging cancelled lectures. At the launch of a ...

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Labour suspends Ken Livingstone indefinitely over anti-Semitism claims

Ken Livingstone’s suspension from Labour over anti-Semitism claims has been extended indefinitely pending the outcome of an internal investigation. The former London mayor’s suspension had been due to expire on 27 April. But Labour’s outgoing general secretary, Iain McNicol, has ...

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Donald Tusk asks UK for ‘better’ Northern Ireland idea

Donald Tusk has said Theresa May needs to come up with “a better idea” than the EU’s controversial plan to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland. The PM has rejected keeping Northern Ireland in the EU’s customs area saying ...

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Worst SNOW STORM in 50 years to hit in SEVEN HOURS – Killer Storm Emma to SMASH entire UK

BRITAIN is less than seven hours away from what could be the worst snow storm in more than half a century. Government forecasters have today issued the first red snow warning for five years as the UK braces for potentially ...

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UK police arrest 3 men over blast that killed 5 people

British police say they have arrested three men in connection with an explosion over the weekend in the English city of Leicester that killed five people. Sunday’s blast caused the collapse of a building which housed a shop and a ...

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Four people die in road accidents as snow sweeps across UK

Fatal incidents in Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire as wintry weather causes disruption Four people have been killed in crashes in Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire on Tuesday as wintry conditions continued across Britain. Snowfall made driving conditions treacherous in many parts of Britain, ...

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PMQs verdict: Corbyn misses key Brexit attack line on Irish border

Jeremy Corbyn spoke for many when he began by asking the prime minister what “ambitious managed divergence” – the approach to Brexit thrashed out last week during the cabinet awayday at Chequers – means in practice. May replied that the ...

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Waltham Forest and Brent named first London boroughs of culture

Waltham Forest and Brent have been named as the first London boroughs of culture, each receiving at least £1.35m of funding. The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced the two winners on Tuesday morning. They were chosen from the 22 London ...

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UK for strong democracy in Bangladesh 

British High Commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake on Wednesday said the United Kingdom wants to be part of Bangladesh’s journey towards a middle-income country and laid emphasis on having strong democracy. Blake said one of the things they strongly believe ...

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UK weather: Heavy snow causes UK-wide disruption

Drivers are being warned of hazardous conditions on roads as heavy snowfall hits parts of the UK. Three people died following a crash in Lincolnshire while one man died in a crash in Cambridgeshire. Police have not said if they ...

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