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Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: ...

May 31, 2019 by

Some children at the Nazareth House orphanages in Scotland were subjected to sexual abuse of the “utmost depravity”, the...

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University tuition fees ‘...

May 30, 2019 by

University tuition fees in England should be cut to £7,500, says a landmark review commissioned by the government. This will be...

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Anti-Semitism row: University ...

May 29, 2019 by

A university has sacked a lecturer after an anti-Semitism row over the formation of a Jewish society. Concerns were raised at the...

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‘Swallow your pride and ...

May 29, 2019 by

Ethnic minority, mature and working-class students should be more confident and persistent about asking for help at university, a...

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The curious origins of the dol...

May 29, 2019 by

Despite its ubiquity, the origins of the dollar sign remain far from clear, with competing theories touching on Bohemian coins, the...

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Universities told not to ̵...

May 25, 2019 by

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has told England’s universities not to “scaremonger” over their finances, ahead of...

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Sultan of Brunei hands back Ox...

May 24, 2019 by

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah received an honorary law degree in 1993 The Sultan of Brunei has handed back an honorary degree after Oxford...

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Birmingham LGBT school row: Pr...

May 24, 2019 by

Birmingham LGBT row school shuts early ahead of protest A school head embroiled in a row with parents over LGBT issues has vowed to...

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Students ‘may have been ...

May 24, 2019 by

Students deny claims they cheated on English tests Foreign students may have been unfairly deported from the UK after being falsely...

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The 1968 sci-fi that spookily ...

May 22, 2019 by

In the first of BBC Culture’s new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner,...

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Pakistani children worst affec...

May 21, 2019 by

The first sign that something was wrong in the small southern Pakistani town of Ratto Dero appeared in February. A handful of worried...

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Tackling skills gap ‘harmed by...

May 20, 2019 by

There have been many different attempts to improve vocational skills Skills training in England has been undermined by...

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How National Gallery’s a...

May 19, 2019 by

How art treasures were hidden from Hitler Almost 80 years ago Snowdonia prepared to keep a welcome in the hillside for some of the...

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The ‘Brown Babies’...

May 18, 2019 by

When Babs Gibson-Ward was born in 1944, her mother’s navy officer husband did not question whether he was her father. “He...

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The Moon landings: How one sma...

May 17, 2019 by

It is almost 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first walked on the Moon. It was an era-defining moment and almost...

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Inside the school for transgen...

May 16, 2019 by

A school believed to be the first in the world predominantly for transgender children and their siblings opened in Chile last year....

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Prescribing deer dung and pige...

May 16, 2019 by

What would you do if you thought your children had turned into “rats and mice”? Or if you had the “French...

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Poverty tightens grip on poore...

May 15, 2019 by

Child poverty is tightening its grip on Britain’s poorest families, research suggests. About two-thirds of children are living...

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School pupils face £80 fines f...

May 10, 2019 by

School pupils at all East Ayrshire high schools will face an £80 fine if they are caught throwing rubbish. But the penalty will be...

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School break times ‘cut ...

May 9, 2019 by

School break times have been getting shorter over the past two decades, as teachers try to pack more lessons into the day, a...

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