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Number of black students in Oxford rises, but low numbers admitted to colleges

Number of black students in Oxford rises, but low numbers admitted to colleges

There have been no UK black students admitted to study geography in Oxford over past three years, report shows.

Tributes paid to victims of Reading stabbing attack

Tributes paid to victims of Reading stabbing attack

A heart-shaped floral tribute to the three men could be seen outside the Blagrave Arms pub in the town.

Sheikh Mansour’s former adviser praises businesswoman in fight with Barclays

Sheikh Mansour’s former adviser praises businesswoman in fight with Barclays

Ali Alatieh Jassim has told a judge that Amanda Staveley was well-connected in the Middle East and could think outside the box.

Third friend killed in park terror attack named as David Wails

Third friend killed in park terror attack named as David Wails

A friend of the victims told the BBC he knew Mr Wails as a regular at The Blagrave Arms pub in the town.

In Video: Dramatic rescue as boat gets caught under ferry

In Video: Dramatic rescue as boat gets caught under ferry

No one was harmed in the incident.

NI Executive keeps calls to reduce social distancing to one metre ‘under review’

NI Executive keeps calls to reduce social distancing to one metre ‘under review’

First Minister Arlene Foster said Stormont will engage with the UK Government around plans to reduce social distancing guidelines.

First Minister and her husband among Salmond inquiry witnesses

First Minister and her husband among Salmond inquiry witnesses

Nicola Sturgeon and Peter Murrell are expected to give evidence to the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints.

‘Country will want answers’ after string of terror attacks

‘Country will want answers’ after string of terror attacks

Labour’s Nick Thomas-Symonds told the House of Commons it was vital the Government answers questions after the latest incident in Reading.

Up to six can meet indoors from tomorrow as NI lockdown eased

Up to six can meet indoors from tomorrow as NI lockdown eased

Tasks like informal childcare will become easier from Tuesday as part of the flexible and common sense measure, Stormont said.

Flat fire that killed three children not suspicious, say police

Flat fire that killed three children not suspicious, say police

Fiona Gibson and her brothers Alexander and Philip died shortly after being admitted to hospital.

Salmond inquiry witnesses ‘should be questioned under oath’

Salmond inquiry witnesses ‘should be questioned under oath’

Tory MSP Donald Cameron suggested the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints take sworn evidence from witnesses.

Disneyland Paris announces when it will reopen

Disneyland Paris announces when it will reopen

The French resort has been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

KitKat to sever ties with Fairtrade amid Nestle sustainability shake-up

KitKat to sever ties with Fairtrade amid Nestle sustainability shake-up

Owner Nestle said it will now source its cocoa for KitKat bars from Rainforest Alliance farms instead of Fairtrade-accredited sites.

Father’s Day crash victims named by police

Father’s Day crash victims named by police

Joshua James Flynn and his two children were killed during a Father’s Day walk.

Virgin Atlantic delays restart of Orlando flights amid Florida’s Covid-19 spike

Virgin Atlantic delays restart of Orlando flights amid Florida’s Covid-19 spike

The restart has been delayed from July 20 to a provisional date of August 24.

Shielding to stop at the end of July, Matt Hancock says

Shielding to stop at the end of July, Matt Hancock says

Food and support packages for those who have been shielding will also stop at the end of July.

Disabled people ‘being let down’ by streaming service accessibility features

Disabled people ‘being let down’ by streaming service accessibility features

A study by Scope suggests streaming services are not doing enough to make their platforms accessible for those with disabilities.

GCSE and A-level exams could be pushed back in 2021

GCSE and A-level exams could be pushed back in 2021

Gavin Williamson told MPs he working with the exams regulator to give pupils more time to prepare

Ukip’s new leader says party ‘back on track’ after post-referendum turmoil

Ukip’s new leader says party ‘back on track’ after post-referendum turmoil

Freddy Vachha said Westminster parties should be ‘quaking’ at the re-emergence of the anti-European Union outfit.

Up to six able to meet indoors as NI eases coronavirus restrictions

Up to six able to meet indoors as NI eases coronavirus restrictions

One new case of Covid-19 was recorded by Stormont’s Department of Health since Sunday and no more deaths.

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