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Getty Images “It’s nothing short of a scandal” how white working class pupils in England have been “let down and neglected” by the education system for decades, says a hard-hitting report from MPs. Robert Halfon, education select committee chairman, dismissed “divisive concepts like ‘white privilege’ that pit one group against another”. Poorer white pupils were
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Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details England’s Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount are doubts for Tuesday’s game with the Czech Republic as
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White working-class pupils have been let down by decades of neglect in the English education system, according to a controversial MPs’ report which warns that schools could be breaking the law by promoting “divisive” terminology like “white privilege”. MPs on the Conservative-dominated Commons education committee examined why poor white children underperform compared to other disadvantaged
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Andy Burnham has called on Nicola Sturgeon to justify the “totally disproportionate” travel ban between the north-west of England and Scotland in an open letter. The mayor of Greater Manchester intervened after Sturgeon extended the ban on non-essential travel ’ it was already in place for Bolton and Blackburn with Darwen ’ to Manchester and
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Two female former staffers at the multi-Bafta-winning independent production company behind Netflix’s The Crown have accused it of badly mishandling a complaint about a male senior executive who sexually and physically assaulted them following a work event. Holly Bourdillon and Laura Johnston were freelancers for Left Bank Pictures, which is part-owned by Sony. They were
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Meet the Love Islanders 2021: A Nando’s waitress, civil servant, Princess Beatrice’s wedding host and the show’s first ever disabled contestant are CONFIRMED for new series Love Island bosses have released the names of the contestants headed to the 2021 series Early names announced included Nando’s waitress Liberty Poole, 21, civil servant Sharon Gaffka, 25,
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Getty Images Morrisons’ share price has jumped by more than 30% after a US private equity firm made an offer to buy the supermarket group for £5.5bn. Shares in Morrisons rose to 234.73p on Monday, just above the price proposed by Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Morrisons’ board has rejected the offer, saying it “significantly undervalued”
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Philip Toscano Luxury confectioner Hotel Chocolat has just concluded a sweet deal – by gobbling up a cosmetics business that specialises in “cacao-powered beauty”. The firm paid just £4 to take full control of Rabot 1745, which it set up five years ago in partnership with businessman Andrew Gerrie. The amount is less than Hotel
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Key events Show 11.50am BST 11:50 Sturgeon suggests Burnham’s attack on Scotland’s Manchester travel ban primarily motivated by his Labour leadership ambitions 10.28am BST 10:28 Government postpones ’do or die’ meeting on social care in England 10.23am BST 10:23 Swinney defends Scotland’s ban on non-essential travel to and from Manchester 9.48am BST 09:48 Hancock confirms
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