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Three in four London students ‘from ethnic minorities by 2030’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, say researchers.The analysis, based on demographic changes and university entry rates, shows 27% of students from London will be white - down from 37% at present.White students will still be the biggest ethnic group - followed by 21% from African backgrounds, up from 17%.The report,
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The Coral: ‘We lead each other astray’

[ad_1] Image copyright Ben Morgan OK, quick question for you: What connects Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Kings of Leon and The Courteeners?"The thing they've all got in common is that they're all massive," laughs The Coral frontman James Skelly,"They haven't got much in common with us anymore!"The correct answer, of course, is that they all began their ascent to the top by opening for his band.If the Wirral
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‘We haven’t had sex in three years’

[ad_1] A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users has found 29% have had sex fewer than 10 times in the past year.Jacob and Charlotte are in a loving relationship, but have not had sex in three years.Watch the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 BST on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel in the UK and on iPlayer afterwards. [ad_2] Source link
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Top 10 tips for starting at university

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fresh-faced and ready to go - it's the start of a new university year The new duvet cover has been bought, posters are packed, a favourite teddy has been sneaked in and the car boot is crammed full.It's that time of year when young people are heading off to university for the first time.We asked graduates and older students for their top tips
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Ian Paisley: DUP MP keeps seat after recall petition

[ad_1] Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Ian Paisley failed to declare two luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government and later lobbied on its behalf Ian Paisley has retained his seat as an MP after fewer than 10% of his constituents signed a petition that would have forced a by-election.It was triggered after the DUP MP was suspended from Westminster for failing to declare two holidays paid for
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Spanish flu: ‘We didn’t know who we’d lose next’

[ad_1] Image copyright Tim Stubbings/AHRC Image caption Hannah Mawdsley, who is researching letters by Spanish flu survivors for her PhD, found out she had a relative who was killed in the pandemic An extraordinary archive of letters written by survivors of the Spanish flu pandemic, which paints a vivid picture of a nation gripped by fear and chaos, is helping to provide insights into life in the shadow of a
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Rail: ‘Lack of accountability’ led to timetable chaos

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy "No-one took charge" during the timetable chaos that caused severe disruption on Britain's railways in May, a regulator has said.The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) blamed a lack of "responsibility and accountability" for the problems and said passengers were "badly treated".It said track manager Network Rail, two train operators and the Department for Transport "had all made mistakes".It came as the government promised a major
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South East Coast Ambulance Service buys second-hand ambulances

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South East Coast Ambulance Service has been in special measures since 2016 An ambulance service that has been in special measures for two years has bought 30 extra second-hand ambulances.South East Coast Ambulance (Secamb) was criticised following the death of a 91-year-old woman left lying on the floor for seven hours last winter. Margaret Stemp and her 97-year-old sister were only helped when