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The number of people applying for nursing courses at university has fallen again this year, as the sector starts to feel the bite of savage government cuts to student nurse bursaries. Since bursaries were axed in 2016, the total number...
The Israeli government has rejected UN calls for an investigation into brutal scenes in Gaza on Friday, where Israeli troops attacked large groups of Palestinian protestors, killing at least 17 and wounding over 1,400. According to the Palestinian Ministry of...
French President Emmanuel Marcon has just passed a law to privatise Aéroports de Paris (Adp), marking the beginning of a huge sale of France's public assets. AdP is worth a huge €16 billion and operates Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, one of the largest...
Jeremy Corbyn has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May, accusing her of misleading parliament over the UK's support for Saudi aggression in Yemen. This week May told parliament that Saudi-led intervention was "backed by the United Nations Security Council...
England’s highest earning academy bosses were revealed late last year, in a Tes analysis of the 121 trusts who pay salaries of more than £150,000 a year. Justine Greening’s Department of Education last week named the academy trusts that paid at least...
Several leading government ministers have been accused of flogging PFI schemes to impoverished and under-developed nations - despite being strong critics of similar schemes in the UK. Jubilee Debt Campaign have published a damning report exposing the dodgy dealings of senior Tory...
The Greek government is exploring the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana as way of stimulating its economy – and investors have already pledged to pour 1.5billion euros into the scheme. In an interview with Bloomberg, Evangelos Apostolou, the Greek Minister...
Economic growth is going into shareholder profits rather than into the pockets of UK workers, harming Britain’s long-term economic prospects – according to a group of leading figures from business and civil society. The group has called into question the...
One million more children will be in poverty by 2020 if the government does not reverse cuts to Universal Credit, according to recent analysis published by the Child Poverty Action Group and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The research shows...