Boris Johnson visits school to launch Government education drive

Boris Johnson visits school to launch Government education drive

Boris Johnson visits ta Pimlico Primary school in South West London, to meet staff and students and launch an education drive which could see up to 30 new free schools established. The PM said: "We want to see more great schools across the count...
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Former Thomas Cook CEO 'deeply sorry' about failure

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The former boss of Thomas Cook has said he is "deeply sorry" for the travel firm's collapse. Ex-chief executive Peter Fankhauser told MPs that senior figures at the company regretted being unable to save the "iconic brand". Employees, customers ...
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Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Police have ordered climate change protesters in London to stop their action immediately or face arrest in an effort to put an end to more than a week's disruption in the capital. Activists with Extinction Rebellion (XR) have been told to leave T...
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Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game

Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game

Bulgaria's manager Krasimir Balakov denies hearing any racist chanting during their Euro 2020 qualifying match against England. The match in Sofia was marred by abuse directed at England's black players during the 6-0 win for Gareth Southgate's ...
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Barnier: Brexit deal still possible this week

Barnier: Brexit deal still possible this week

The European Union's Brexit negotiator said that a divorce deal with the United Kingdom was still possible this week but that the British Government needed to come forward with a legal text. Michel Barnier said ahead of a meeting with EU foreign ...
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their first full day of engagements in Pakistan by learning about education for girls. William and Kate's first stop on Tuesday was a government-run school in the capital, Islamabad, which educates girls be...
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Countdown to Brexit: 16 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 16 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Gareth Southgate praises England's players in face of racial abuse

Gareth Southgate praises England's players in face of racial abuse

Gareth Southgate has responded after England's players were racially abused in Bulgaria. Southgate said: "So I'm incredibly proud of all of the players and all of the staff. "We could be criticised for not going far enough but I think we've made...
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