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French wines Appellations. French wines Appellations.
ALSACE A wine region close to the German border, Alsace has seen both French and German sovereignty due to both World Wars. because of this, the area has a strong influence from both countries making for some tasty wine. Riesling with its sweet or dry personality and Gewürztraminer with its aromatics are the two key players in Alsace. BEAUJOLAIS Between the regions of Burgundy and the R...
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Government urged to act over computer science GCSEs Government urged to act over computer science GCSEs
More than half of England's secondary schools, 54%, did not offer GCSE computer science in 2015-16, a report from the Royal Society has found. It urged the government to increase spending on computer education tenfold over the next five years to ensure youngsters can "unlock the full potential of new technologies". The biggest issue was the lack of skilled teachers, the report found. The ...
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'Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story' 'Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story'
"It's a way to give something back, to feel in that moment that you're making a difference, you're there to listen to children, you're there to help them." For Marnie, 27, giving up four hours a week to volunteer as a Childline counsellor is a privilege. She says knowing a child trusts her enough to tell her their story is overwhelming. Childline is urging more people across the UK to volunt...
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Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought
The sheer dominance by the top two social classes of Oxford and Cambridge University admissions has been revealed in newly released data. Four-fifths of students accepted at Oxbridge between 2010 and 2015 had parents with top professional and managerial jobs, and the numbers have been edging upwards. The data, obtained by David Lammy MP, also shows a "shocking" regional bias, with more offer...
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Ninety children taken into care each day, figures show Ninety children taken into care each day, figures show
Ninety children are being taken into care every day in England and Wales and it's claimed social workers are "firefighting" the most serious cases late into the night. Prof Ray Jones, who works in social services improvement, says staff fear children slip through the net as they try to keep up with rising pressures. Latest government figures show 32,810 children were taken into care in 2017....
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Female-only Cambridge college to accept transgender applicants Female-only Cambridge college to accept transgender applicants
A female-only Cambridge University college will now accept applications from transgender students. Murray Edwards, whose alumni include broadcasters Claudia Winkleman and Sue Perkins, had only admitted women since its creation in 1954. It will now consider those who identify as female and, where identified as male at birth, have "taken steps to live in the female gender". Transgender stud...
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Fake exam certificate website shut down Fake exam certificate website shut down
Exam boards have revealed that they have succeeded in shutting down a website selling "fake examination certificates". The body representing the exam boards - the Joint Council for Qualifications - says the website was selling fake GCSE and A-level certificates for £400. The replacement-certificates.co.uk website is now showing details of an injunction ordered earlier this year. Michael T...
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Schools break law on religious education, research suggests Schools break law on religious education, research suggests
More than a quarter of England's secondary schools do not offer religious education, despite the law saying they must. The National Association for RE teachers obtained unpublished official data under Freedom of Information law. It says that missing the subject leaves pupils unprepared for modern life. But the main union for secondary head teachers said many schools covered religious issu...
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UK universities targeted by cyber-thieves UK universities targeted by cyber-thieves
British universities are being hit by hundreds of successful cyber-attacks every year. More than 1,152 intrusions into UK university networks had been recorded in 2016-17, it said. And thieves were interested in defence technologies as well as research into novel fuels and better batteries. The newspaper used data gleaned from Freedom of Information requests to gauge the extent of cyber-a...
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US economy creates 209,000 jobs in July US economy creates 209,000 jobs in July
The US economy saw strong jobs growth in July, helped by a wave of hiring in the hospitality industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said 209,000 jobs were created in July, which was more had been expected. The unemployment rate edged lower to 4.3%, matching May's figure which was the lowest since 2001. Employment in food services and drinking places rose 53,000 - that sector has now add...
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