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Student protests: Most marches peaceful, battles in London and Bristol
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The third mass protests against the government\'s higher education plans took place yesterday as thousands of students took to the streets despite the

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How to make Swedish paper hearts
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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This is a simplification of a traditional Swedish heart basket ? they make pretty little Christmas tree decorations or can be stuck on a card.

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Cribsheet daily 01.12.10
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Students around the country yesterday rallied in large numbers despite the snow, and largely without direction from a national leadership. Guardian

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Student protests: Inside a university occupation
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Students protest for a third day
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Education: online Q\&A
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Katharine Birbalsingh is the deputy head who earned a standing ovation at Conservative party conference for criticising a "culture of excuses" in state

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Student demonstrations: A game of protest Monopoly
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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We gather at Trafalgar Square at 12 and run. The protesters say they do not want to be kettled like last week in Whitehall. And so the students, a block

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Student protesters ignore winter freeze with mass rallies against tuition fees
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The third mass protests against the government\'s higher education plans took place today as thousands of students took to the streets despite the freezing

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Students protests beat the snow: a street-level view
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Education letters
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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The big skills debateMartyn Sloman ("Strictly demoralising", 23 November) must not have read the interview in Education Guardian two weeks ago in which

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Tourism
City of Cambridge
Created: 19 Sep 2009
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Combining world class education opportunities with the unique history, culture and the many public resorts, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts is the best way to spend a beneficial and amusing summer. 

 

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Information Technologies
SAP Launches University Alliances Community
Created: 30 Jan 2009
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Check out the University Alliances Community (UAC), the newest member of the SAP Community Network. The UAC is designed to connect faculty, students, SAP customers and partners, and SAP internal experts. 
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From the Observer
Michael Gove: Minister on a learning curve
Created: 28 Nov 2010
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It is, as one old friend says, the perfect face for a dog collar. There is something in Michael Gove's eager countenance and scrupulous politeness suggestive

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Money
What to do with a degree in design studies
Created: 27 Nov 2010
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James Dyson, inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and most recently the super-fast Airblade hand dryer, is proof that a degree in design can quite

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Comment is free
Steve Bell on the Lib Dems\' tuition fees vote
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Science geeks of the world unite
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The government is going to withdraw all funding for the teaching of science and technology subjects. It recognises that arts, humanities and social

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Liberal Democrats: the student debt trap
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Let it be admitted that student finance is a thorny problem at any time, and especially when the coffers are empty. Concede, too, that the Labour party

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Christopher Hitchens: my hero of 2010
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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I\'m not much given to straight, irony-free hero-worship. The last time I did a "heroes and villains" piece I chose Pope John Paul II as hero, on the

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A way to separate vocational courses from true academia
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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My grandmother got married in Bangladesh at the age of 14, and devoted herself to her seven children and lawyer husband. He always encouraged her to

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You can't teach young people safe sex by inserting the letter Z into wordz
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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I've just spent three days trapped in a Berlin hotel room discussing teenage genitalia with a group of TV presenters, actors, bloggers and doctors.

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Why the humanities remain highly relevant
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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The problem with the current proposals on university funding is that they are, in essence, fraudulent. Billed as measures to reduce debt, they in fact

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Climate change talks: escaping Copenhagen's shadow
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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The new round of climate change negotiations that starts today in Cancún has none of the hubristic razzmatazz of last year's Copenhagen summit. It

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William James, part 7: Agnosticism and the will to believe
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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There is an agnostic sensibility that runs through William James – in this sense: he knows that any claim of knowledge based on religious experience

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Business
The Business: Josh Klein on 'Hacking Work'
Created: 17 Nov 2010
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Environment
David Attenborough to host \'Hope 4 Apes\' evening
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Climate change sceptic Bob Carter continues to ply his trade
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Lord Lawson\'s Global Warming Policy Foundation is this afternoon hosting a public lecture from Prof Bob Carter on "An alternative view of climate hazard

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Science
The common childhood disorders that have been left out in the cold
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Taxi drivers have become the modern equivalent of the man on the Clapham omnibus. I\'ve conducted a totally unsystematic but long-term survey of them

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Spacewatch: Venus and the ISS in predawn sky
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The launch of the shuttle Discovery to the ISS, the International Space Station, has now been delayed to early in the morning of 18 December, UK time.

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Fruit and veg consumption and cancer
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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10.36am: The World Cancer Research fund points to its general advice on plant foods and its stats page, where people can click on individual cancer

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Symphony of Science: A Wave of Reason
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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This is an interesting video that brings science and music together in a creative way. "A Wave of Reason" is the seventh installment in the Symphony

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Strange Quarks Episode 4: Martin Poulter on Scientology
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Strange Quarks: Series 1, Episode 4Subscribe (RSS) | Subscribe (iTunes)

Episode four of Strange Quarks is out! Martin Poulter talks about the

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Today\'s mystery bird for you to identify
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Mystery Bird photographed at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Anahuac, Texas, USA. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours]

Image: Joseph

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The DNA double helix: A 20th century icon
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Augmented reality brings dinosaurs back to life
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Dinosaurs and David Attenborough at the Natural History Museum
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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One moment you're being guided through the basics of evolution by the comforting presence of Sir David Attenborough, the next, a dinosaur prances across

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Science Weekly: Memory on trial
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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Society
Housing benefit reforms should not go ahead, warned government advisers
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The government\'s own social security advisers warned ministers "not to go ahead" with housing benefit reforms that risked increasing levels of homelessness

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UK news
Snow warning for eastern UK
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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Hundreds of schools are closed across Scotland after heavy snow, with the Met Office issuing severe weather warnings across much of the UK.

Deep

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World news
Philip Green to be target of corporate tax avoidance protest
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Sir Philip Green, the retail billionaire and efficiency adviser to the government, is to become the target of a nationwide campaign by protesters opposed

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News
Office for Budget Responsibility: the key data. What does it say about public sector employment?
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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The Office for Budget Responsibility has published its report into the state of the economy - with forecasts on every aspect of the state of Britain,

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Books
Cold comfort
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The only thing less fun than sitting with another round of pages to be red-penned and rearranged, is doing so while ice complicates the inside of your

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Open thread: What\'s your favourite Christmassy book?
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Throughout December, the Guardian books team will be picking out their favourite Yuletide tales, and in the spirit of Christmassy bonhomie we\'d like

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Season\'s readings: Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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I can remember reading Raymond Briggs\'s Father Christmas when I thought it was a documentary rather than a piece of fiction. So part of the delicious

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Massive library service cuts \'may be illegal\'
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Far-reaching cuts to the library service planned for Oxfordshire may be illegal, according to protesters who have contacted culture minister Ed Vaizey,

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Russell Hoban meets the Guardian book club
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Has the Amis-Barnes-McEwan-Rushdie boys' club really frozen out a generation of writers?
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Amanda Craig, who is known as a literary polemicist and an author of sharp contemporary fiction, has just pitched into what seems like a perennial national

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Poets pitch in with disaster relief in Wordsworth country
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Disaster tourism tends to sounds a bit iffy but not in Cockermouth, which has played a blinder in this field since its centre was submerged a year ago.

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Meet the authors on the 2010 Guardian first book award shortlist
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Farewell to poetry's pal from Carol Ann Duffy, the nation's students, and me
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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On 20 November I was one of a group of people who converged upon 6 Fitzroy Square, London at 7pm to celebrate the life of a man of whom you may never

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Boyne free: an author runs away from history ... and the Twilight zone
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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"I want to write stories that matter, that have a real point to them. I'm not interested in vampires," says John Boyne, dismissing the blockbusting

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Culture
The mystery of Stella Rimington, the Booker prize and the Observer dance critic
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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So Stella Rimington, the former head of MI5, is to be the chair of the Man Booker prize. Perhaps it\'s an elaborate plan to ensure total discretion

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Art and design
Len Shelley obituary
Created: 22 Nov 2010
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The artist Len Shelley, who has died of cancer aged 46, was as much a maker of fables as he was a maker of boxed tableaux. His art consisted of the

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Stage
How My Dad\'s a Birdman (and my imagination) took flight
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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It was 2003, and I was on a book tour in Australia with my family. My stage version of my novel Skellig was to be that year\'s Christmas show at London\'s

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Travel
Hotel review | Jamaica Inn
Created: 30 Oct 2010
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A website with a piratical skull and crossbones on its home page does not, I must admit, fill me with an urge to leave the comfort and safety of my

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Life and style
This much I know: Andy McNab
Created: 28 Nov 2010
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I don't have a temper. To the point of frustration of others sometimes; even if I'm in an argument I'll just start laughing.

I'm not scared of

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Technology
Pieter Hoff: Teach plants to grow in arid places
Created: 28 Nov 2010
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Inventor Pieter Hoff retired from the lily and tulip export business in 2003 to develop a product that he thinks can help save mankind as the world's

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Television & radio
Radio review: David Walliams on Philip Larkin
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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David Walliams on Philip Larkin (Radio 4) was a gentle, unhurried thing. Walliams spoke about

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Music
Why carrying a cello could stop you from entering Britain
Created: 18 Nov 2010
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More usually associated with musical esoterica than international espionage, terrorism, or economic skulduggery, the world of musicology – which is

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Aberdeen anguish over cuts shows what's at stake in Scotland
Created: 18 Nov 2010
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It's happening in Scotland too. Aberdeen city council is considering plans to get rid of its music tuition, its youth bands and orchestras, and the

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Politics
Gove is mistaken over Aimhigher
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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As a teacher who spends every day of his working life trying to raise aspirations in working-class students from disadvantaged backgrounds, I want to

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Get behind tuition fees rise, Liberal Democrat peer tells Vince Cable
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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A Liberal Democrat peer and former party whip today urged Vince Cable to "bite the bullet" and ditch his offer to abstain on his own policy in a Commons

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Vince Cable considers tuition fees abstention for sake of Lib Dem unity
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Vince Cable said today he could be persuaded not to vote in favour of his own plan to increase university tuition fees if it would help unite the Liberal

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Nick Clegg claims fees debate could deter poor from applying to university
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Ructions in the government over plans to raise university fees will be forced into the open today when Labour triggers a vote in the House of Commons

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Vince Cable may abstain in tuition fees vote
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Vince Cable, the cabinet minister in charge of tuition fees, said today he was prepared to abstain in a key vote on the government's policy if that

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Elite athletes warn David Cameron not to axe school sports grant
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Dozens of British Olympic medal-winners have made a direct plea to David Cameron to reverse the planned ending of the £162m annual grant to schools

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Media
Mariella Frostrup files writ over Salman Rushdie claims
Created: 30 Nov 2010
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Mariella Frostrup, the Sky Arts and Radio 4 presenter, is taking legal action against the Sunday Times over claims she "snogged" author Salman Rushdie

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Students put their protests to one side at the Guardian media awards
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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The protest at government plans to increase university tuition fees was not the only gathering of students in central London last week.

The Guardian's

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Katine
An anthropologist's story of Katine
Created: 30 Oct 2010
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I have worked in eastern Uganda for a number of years and have published on the history, politics and religion of the area. This should have given me

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Film
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows takes off as Unstoppable trundles on
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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The winner

A fistful of major new releases targeting adult audiences predictably failed to dislodge Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part

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Global
Steven Poole's non-fiction choice - review
Created: 30 Oct 2010
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Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us, by John Quiggin (Princeton, £16.95)

The financial crisis has disproved many cherished tenets

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Football
True Storey by Peter Storey – review
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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For those not familiar with the playing style of Peter Storey, a midfield fixture in the Arsenal side who won the Double in 1970-71, the best way to

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Sport
Former British Lions hooker Brian Moore wins sports book of the year
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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Former British Lions hooker Brian Moore has won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for 2010.

Moore collected the prize this lunchtime

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From the Guardian
Dan Mokonyane obituary
Created: 29 Nov 2010
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My friend Dan Mokonyane, who has died on his 80th birthday, was a revolutionary South African leader, author, teacher and philosopher. He is best known

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Law
Creating a legal training framework that will breed diversity
Created: 01 Dec 2010
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What training should a lawyer have, and how many people should be allowed to embark on it? The Legal Services Board chairman David Edmonds said recently

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Global development
Millions of children to lose schools 'unless western donors help'
Created: 09 Nov 2010
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Lack of support from the west could force many poor countries to shut schools and sack teachers, depriving millions of children of education, a campaign

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Edinburgh
Class size ruling pleases Edinburgh education chiefs
Created: 28 Oct 2010
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Edinburgh's education chiefs are celebrating after a legal limit of 25 pupils for primary one classes was approved by the Scottish Parliament.

We

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