Aastha Gill

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    Primary schools lack staff with language qualifications

    A research has revealed that almost one in four ...

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    China Southern airline stops shipping primates after activists campaigns

    In response to vigorous campaigning by animal rights organisations around the globe China Southern airlines has announced that it has stopped shipments of primates to laboratories worldwide. The news came yesterday after senior cargo manager for China Southern Chen Qiuhua announced: “The airline will stop transporting live primates for laboratory experiments on...

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    Government to increase childcare tax-free allowance next year

    Prime minister David Cameron has announc...

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    Home Office terminates e-Borders data collection scheme

    Home Office has terminated its e-Borders data co...

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    One in two women report physical abuse in the UK

    One in two women in Britain is a victim of physical abuse...

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    Egyptian government resigns

    Egyptian prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi has announced that his government has resigned. Addressing the public on state television on Monday, Beblawi said: “Today the cabinet took a decision to offer its resignation to the president of the republic. For the past six to seven months the government made every effort to get...

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    State of emergency declared in Thailand

    The government of Thailand has declared a state of emergency for 60 days in Bangkok and nearby provinces to deal with antigovernment protesters who have been blocking parts of the capital for the last two months. Since 13th January the demonstrators have partially shutdown Bangkok, erecting road blocks and staging rallies at intersections...

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    Mother of Mikaeel Kular to appear in court over death

    The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, whose body was found behind their former home in Kirkcaldy in Scotland, is to be charged over her son’s death and will appear in Edinburgh Sheriff court today. Mother of five Rosdeep Kular, 33, was arrested on Friday, after the police discovered her son’s body in...

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    Helicopter heard to have “misfired” before fatal crash

    A US Air Force Pave-Hawk helicopter crashed yesterday near Cley next the Sea on the Norfolk coast, killing all four crew members on board. The military helicopter HH-60G Pave Hawk was assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenhealth in Suffolk, and was taking part in a low-flying training exercise...

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    Cancer charities call for carers to have legal right to support

    Thirteen cancer charities in the UK have called for an amendment to be written into the government’s Care Bill, to create a new legal duty for the NHS to ensure that carers get the help they need. The chief executives of these charities have warned that without the new rights to extra...