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Swansea University vice-chancellor Prof Richard B Davies suspended

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prof Richard B Davies has been vice-chancellor of the university since 2003 Swansea University has suspended its vice-chancellor, officials have confirmed.Prof Richard B Davies, who has held the role at the university since 2003, stood aside for an internal investigation to be carried out.The dean of the school of management, Prof Marc Clement, and two other staff members, have also been suspended.A Swansea
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UWE Bristol project to close race pay gap faced by graduates

[ad_1] Image caption Dr Zainab Khan (far right) set up the programme to help the students improve their job prospects A project to close the race pay gap experienced by graduating black, Asian and minority ethnic (BME) students is rolling out across a university.The Equity programme gives students at the University of the West of England (UWE) tailored mentoring, entrepreneurial and coaching sessions.Its founder Dr Zainab Khan said "the outcomes
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A Look At The United States Of America.

United States of America Mesa Verde National Park Yellowstone National Park Everglades National Park Grand Canyon National Park Independence Hall Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek # * 33 Redwood National and State Parks Mammoth Cave National Park Olympic National Park Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Great Smoky Mountains National Park La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico Statue of Liberty Yosemite National
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3 Alleged NJ GoFundMe Scams Prompt Attorney General Review

The drama involving a NJ couple who allegedly squandered $400K they raised for a homeless vet continues. Here are three alleged scams. The Office of the Attorney General says it's going to review crowdfunding sources that have created more heartbreak than help – particularly the recent saga involving a homeless vet who failed to get his $400,000 from a New Jersey couple. Indeed, three high-profile cases have led to criminal
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The Telford five-year-olds using knives in class

[ad_1] Children as young as five are being allowed to use real knives, ovens and saws at their school in Shropshire .It was brought into Newdale Primary School in Telford after the head teacher visited Finland and discovered a different approach to teaching. Rachel Cook believes that by letting children use the tools as "managed risks", their independence can be encouraged from a younger age. [ad_2] Source link
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Matthew Hedges: University staff’s Dubai campus boycott

[ad_1] Image copyright University of Birmingham Image caption The University of Birmingham has a campus in Dubai Staff at two universities have voted to suspend dealings with Dubai over the jailing of a British academic.Matthew Hedges, 31, has been convicted of spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and jailed for life.University and College Union members from Exeter and Birmingham have both agreed to suspend relationships with the country over
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GCHQ warns on Black Friday cyber-threat

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Black Friday could provide "prime pickings" for cyber-crime, warns the security agency Black Friday sales could be targeted as "prime pickings" for cyber-crime, the UK's cyber-security defence agency has warned shoppers.The National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ intelligence service, is issuing advice to shoppers of the risk of "malicious" online threats.It is the first such official cyber-warning in the run-up to
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French boy ‘killed for not doing homework’ in Mulhouse

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police arrested four members of the family on Tuesday and their detention has been extended Four members of the same family have been arrested after a nine-year-old boy was beaten to death at his home in the eastern French city of Mulhouse.Police sources told local media that the boy had refused to do his homework and was hit with a broom handle.The boy's
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At least ‘320,000 people homeless in Britain’

[ad_1] This year, 320,000 people were recorded as homeless in Britain, analysis from housing charity Shelter suggests.It is a rise of 13,000, or 4%, on last year's figures and equivalent to 36 new people becoming homeless every day.London has the highest rate of homelessness, but it is growing fastest in the Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, and north-west England, the analysis says.The government says it is investing £1.2bn to tackle