Monthly Archives: April 2016

17 Edinburgh schools built under private finance close over structural safety

From BBC News: City of Edinburgh Council leader Andrew Burns has said his authority had ‘no option’ but to close schools over safety concerns. Seventeen schools in the city are to be closed indefinitely from Monday. The schools were all … Continue reading

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Protesters calling for Cameron resignation march on Downing Street and Conservative spring conference

From Huffington Post: Hundreds of demonstrators besieged the hotel where David Cameron gave a speech to the Conservative Party’s Spring Conference on Saturday. In a bid to pressure the Prime Minister to either resign or close tax loopholes, protestors marched … Continue reading

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Theresa May ‘wrongly deported 48,000 students’ after BBC Panorama exposes TOEIC scam

From Independent: Home Secretary Theresa May allegedly wrongly deported up to 50,000 international students after an English test cheating scam at one school was used to incriminate all who had sat the test. According to The Hindu news site, the … Continue reading

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MPs could face ban on hiring family and spouses under expenses review

From Independent: MPs who employ relatives and claim money to rent accomodation could soon be blocked under a new review of politicians’ expenses. Thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money could be taken from MPs who have claimed it in order … Continue reading

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