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Diversity 'key to London GCSE gains'

Tue, 2014-11-11 18:36
The high success rate enjoyed by GCSE students in London is explained by the higher proportion of ethnic minority pupils in the capital, research finds.

Unpaid internships 'favour the rich'

Tue, 2014-11-11 18:33
Taking an unpaid internship can cost an individual £926 a month in London or £804 in Manchester, suggests research for an education charity.

Olympic borough Newham 'least active'

Tue, 2014-11-11 18:27
The London Borough of Newham which hosted the 2012 Olympics is the least physically active place in England, say researchers.

Mind control used to switch on genes

Tue, 2014-11-11 18:25
Swiss researchers develop a way to "switch on" specific genes using the power of the mind.

In pictures: For the Fallen

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:54
The corner of a foreign field

12 data maps that sum up London

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:51
12 data maps that sum up London

VIDEO: World's most expensive watch sold

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:50
The world's most expensive watch has sold at auction in Geneva for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m).

VIDEO: Resignation over Evans training decision

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:34
A patron of Sheffield United football club, Charlie Webster, has resigned over the club's decision to allow the convicted rapist, Ched Evans, to train with the squad.

Yahoo snaps up BrightRoll for $640m

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:34
Technology giant Yahoo said it will buy digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640m (£402m).

VIDEO: What is Comet 67P? In 60 seconds

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:03
Rosetta comet mission: What is 67P? In 60 seconds

VIDEO: Syria civil war in numbers

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:02
BBC News outlines some of the stark numbers involved in Syria's civil war - now into its fourth year - which has killed some 200,000 people and forced more than nine million from their homes.

How to convict more sex offenders?

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:00
Common misconceptions are blamed for low conviction rates in sex abuse trials, says Danny Shaw.

Arab Spring: The winners and losers

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:58
Initial optimism about the uprisings in Arabic states has melted away. John Simpson considers the long-term impact.

VIDEO: 46 catcalling video copycats

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:53
46 new versions of "walking as a woman" viral video

The school that says Osama Bin Laden was hero

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:48
The teacher who says Osama Bin Laden was a hero

Are we asking the wrong questions about Ebola?

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:47
Are we missing the point about the Ebola outbreak?

Obama and Xi in Beijing summit

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:43
The US and Chinese leaders hold more talks in Beijing, amid rumbling unease over trade rivalries and regional tensions.

Staff shortages at overcrowded jail

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:41
Prisoners and employees are being left vulnerable at HMP Elmley as a result of staff shortages, inspectors find.

Talks on renewable energy break down

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:24
Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.

Russia to build Iran atomic reactors

Tue, 2014-11-11 16:22
Russia agrees to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, as a deadline approaches for agreement in talks on curbing Iran's nuclear programme.

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