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The Conservatives' Tuition Fee Review Will Cut Off Talent From The Creative Industries

Yesterday, Theresa May announced a long-awaited review of higher education funding. While its outcomes won’t be known until next year, the plans disclosed earlier in the press include cutting tuition fees for arts and humanities courses – on the basis that they are cheaper to deliver and do not usually lead to high graduate salaries. There was no mention of ...

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Upskirting: Why Is It Still Not A Criminal Offence?

The government is facing fresh calls from campaigners to make ‘upskirting’ an offence after new police data revealed complainants as young as 10 years old. Currently the practice of covertly photographing under someone’s clothes is not recognised as a criminal offence in England and Wales, although it is illegal in Scotland (under the Sexual Offences [Scotland] Act 2009). So why ...

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Brit Awards 2018: 30 Best Performances Ever, From Spice Girls And Adele To Madonna And Amy Winehouse

Over the years, the Brit Awards have allowed some of the biggest stars from the world of music to put on show-stopping performances that have had us all talking the next day. While we’re not exactly opposed to an outrageous onstage outburst or cringe-worthy awards show fail, the Brits are often when an artist is able to create a true watercooler moment ...

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Disabled People 'Forced To Spend £570 Extra A Month', Scope Research Shows

Disabled people suffer a “disability price tag” the forces them to spend an average of £570 extra monthly, a charity has warned. Scope found that disabled people have “much less” to live on and are having to fork out the extra money on wheelchairs, specially adapted equipment and electricity to power it. Scope said disabled people spend almost half of ...

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Ex-'Strictly' Pro James Jordan And Antony Cotton In Twitter Feud

A war of words has broken out between former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional James Jordan and eliminated ‘Dancing On Ice’ contestant Antony Cotton.  The pair became embroiled in a Twitter row after James questioned if the ‘Coronation Street’ star was a “right pain to work with”, as he regularly clashed with the ‘Dancing On Ice’ judges during his stint on the ...

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Brit Awards 2018: Believe It Or Not, All These Iconic Moments Happened 10 Years Ago

It’s usually a fair assumption that the Brit Awards will deliver one or two talking points over the course of the evening… but the 2008 ceremony really delivered. There was clearly something in the air that night, because in just a couple of hours, the Brits delivered us with unforgettable performances, some questionable fashion moments and an unlikely celeb spat (playing out ...

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Jeanette Winterson's Books Shaped My Life – She Is A Constant Inspiration

When I was 13, my parents sat me down to have the “sex talk”. Except, instead of talking to me, I was given two books: The Joy of Sex by Alex Comfort and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. For a young Catholic girl just starting to explore her sexuality, Jeanette’s story of a lesbian growing up in Pentecostal England was ...

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Mary Berry Divides Twitter With Controversial Opinion About Avocado On Toast

Mary Berry has divided Twitter by suggesting the best way to eat avocado is in a prawn cocktail, rather than smashed onto toast. Speaking to the Radio Times, the 82-year-old said: “It’s very fashionable now to prepare avocado on toast. I can remember when we didn’t have them at all – now they’re everywhere. But this isn’t one of the nicest ...

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Oxfam Reveals 26 New Allegations Of Sexual Abuse Since Haiti Scandal Was Exposed

Oxfam has received 26 new allegations about abuse since the sexual exploitation scandal was exposed on February 9, MPs have been told. Mark Goldring, the chief executive of the charity, told the Commons development committee on Tuesday morning the cases related to Oxfam’s operations both in the UK and abroad over an “extended period of time”. He also revealed that 7,000 ...

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Don't Cancel Your Donation To Oxfam. Double It

The past week has been a torrid time for the leadership of Oxfam and no doubt, for the thousands of staff and volunteers that support them around the world.   One minute you’re considered a hero, a lifesaver, a generally good and caring individual – the next, you’re a fraud and a hypocrite. The court of public opinion can be ...

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