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Apprenticeship system 'fails young'

Sat, 2015-05-23 17:55
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.

Cameron urged to make case for EU

Sat, 2015-05-23 17:40
One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.

Gentrification 'threat' to Brick Lane

Sat, 2015-05-23 17:32
Could the Bangladeshi community that made Brick Lane famous for its curries be forced out as the area gentrifies?

Putting human trafficking centre stage

Sat, 2015-05-23 17:15
The writer who links The Vagina Monologues and Mad Max

Murder probe after three found dead

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:44
A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of a man, a woman and a girl are found at a property in Oxfordshire.

VIDEO: Eurovision 2015: Winner announced

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:39
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has been crowned winner of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in Vienna, Austria.

PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:37
Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Irish Church needs 'reality check'

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:18
One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

VIDEO: Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:08
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has been crowned winner of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in Vienna, Austria.

Polish voters to decide on president

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:54
Poland prepares to go to the polls as Andrzej Duda and Bronislaw Komorowski vie for the presidency in a run-off vote.

Can California learn to live with drought?

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:49
Californians are facing their fourth year of severe drought - can they adapt to find a way forward?

The swelling migrant security crisis

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:46
As more and more migrants desperately try to escape to Europe, how will governments deal with the crisis, asks Jonathan Marcus.

'No peace dividend' for Panama border force

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:31
Farc deal "no cure" for Panama's border problems

VIDEO: 'A tale of two skirts'

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:26
One short, one long, both hotly debated online

Is it 'game over' for box artwork?

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:26
is it "game over" for box art?

Robert Mugabe and the Crocodile

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:21
The story of Robert Mugabe, Gucci Grace and the Crocodile

Saving coffee from extinction

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:17
Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction

Muse top day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:07
Muse, Florence and the Machine and Rudimental tie up the first day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich with Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters still to come.

VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: A street artist's graffiti guide

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:06
Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.

Restrictive nursery policy 'unfair'

Sat, 2015-05-23 15:04
Reform Scotland calls for unfair childcare policies which restrict access for pre-schoolers to be changed.

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