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Schools 'fail to stretch most able'

Tue, 2015-03-03 20:05
State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

Parents 'let down again' over murder

Tue, 2015-03-03 19:14
Parents who overheard a judge saying victim statements made "no difference" to parole decisions say they have been "let down" again by the justice system.

Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech

Tue, 2015-03-03 19:04
US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy.

India surprises with second rate cut

Tue, 2015-03-03 18:45
The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.

Clegg in drug law election pledge

Tue, 2015-03-03 18:13
The Lib Dem election manifesto will include a pledge to hand drugs policy from the Home Office to the Department of Health, Nick Clegg is to say.

Royal hoax station committed crime

Tue, 2015-03-03 17:11
A radio station broke the law by broadcasting a hoax call with a nurse caring for the Duchess of Cambridge, Australia's high court rules.

'Fairy control' needed in woodland

Tue, 2015-03-03 17:06
"Fairy control" is brought in at woodland in Somerset to kerb the "profusion of elfin construction".

Farage 'rejects immigration targets'

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:59
The UK Independence Party will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, its leader pledges, having said net annual migration should be capped at 50,000.

Top earning uni boss paid £623,000

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:56
The highest paid university chief in the UK received a £623,000 salary and benefits package, new figures reveal.

'Bullied' whistle-blower sues for £1m

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:47
A whistle-blower says he was "harassed, threatened, undermined and belittled" after complaining about land deals overseen by Corby Borough Council.

Target to cut several thousand jobs

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:45
US retail giant Target plans to cut several thousand jobs as it tries to slash $2bn (£1.3bn) in costs over the next two years.

Is Turkey increasingly misogynistic?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:28
After the murder of a young Turkish woman generates massive protests, four expert witnesses discuss whether life is getting worse for women under President Erdogan.

The lessons from Russia's latest killing

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:28
The killing of Boris Nemtsov adds to the growing sense of unease about dark undercurrents in Russian politics, says Bridget Kendall.

Militants 'seize Libyan oil fields'

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:25
Islamist militants have seized two oil fields in central Libya, officials say, as rival factions reportedly carry out air strikes.

Australia economy grows 2.5% on year

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:24
Australia's economy grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, marking its slowest pace of annual growth last year.

Viewpoint: Why I loved Nemtsov

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
A murder in an atmosphere of hatred and intolerance

Striking gold with a hoard of lost property

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
The lost property shop stuffed with diamonds, bikes... and a leg

Why are UK petrol prices rising again?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
Why are petrol prices rising again?

Why has suicide declined among older people in the UK?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
Why are fewer elderly people killing themselves in the UK?

Power plants paid to stay idle - MPs

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:08
The Energy and Climate Change Committee has warned that a government scheme to keep the lights on could lead to unnecessarily high energy costs.

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