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Do you live in one of the UK's cleverest regions?



News August 17, 2017


But while results have improved, fewer students are using them to apply to university.Take a look at the breakdown by nation and region below to find out if your area is one of the UK's top achieving.A-level pass rates (A*-E grade...

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Australian senator defends wearing burka in parliament after backlash



News August 17, 2017


Senator Pauline Hanson has been widely condemned after wearing a full-length black burka as part of her campaign to have it banned."We have a national security risk here, we need to address it," Ms Hanson said."The burka is not ac...

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'Red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe leaving South Africa



News August 17, 2017


She is alleged to have assaulted a 20-year-old model who was in a hotel room with her two sons in Johannesburg.Mrs Mugabe, 52, has requested diplomatic immunity over the alleged incident.The country's police minister said she is s...

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Asda stems sales decline with first rise in three years



News August 17, 2017


Britain's third biggest supermarket, owned by US retail giant Walmart, said like-for-like sales rose by 1.8%, excluding petrol, in the three months to 30 June.This compares with a 2.8% fall in the first quarter of this year, which...

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Betting firm Rank Group sees profits rise 2% to £79m



News August 17, 2017


Founded by the legendary J Arthur Rank in 1937 as the Rank Organisation, it was one of the UK's biggest names in film, owning the Pinewood and Denham studios and, later, the Gaumont British and Lime Grove studios, as well as more ...

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