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UK education sixth in the world

A global league table published by education firm Pearson has ranked the UK educational system as the sixth in the world behind Finland, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.

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This Morning disciplined over Cameron confrontation

Last week when Prime Minister David Cameron was a guest on This Morning, host Philip Schofield presented the PM with a list of names of politicians who were allegedly involved in historical abuse at a Wrexham children’s home.

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I’m a mere mortal – please Get Me Out of Here!

So, Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has left the country to appear on I’m a Celebrity…  Get Me Out of Here.  Madness: on every level.

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Time for some balance and respect in politics

Britain has slipped in international rankings on sexual equality due to a cut in the number of female Government ministers. Britain is placed 18th in the World Economic Forum’s annual ‘global gender gap’…

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Children’s Safety Gone Mad?

It seems these days that it’s very difficult to find the right safety levels for children but I think that sometimes things get a bit extreme.

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The Irony!

I know it’s wrong to laugh at any kind of crime, but I couldn’t help but snigger when I read that a cardboard cut-out of a policeman that was used as a supermarket crime prevention aid was stolen.

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David Cameron on Letterman

I was surprised to hear that David Cameron would be appearing on the David Letterman Show in America this week. The British Prime Minister will be sitting on the entertainment behemoth’s famous sofa in the guise of discussing British industry, but I think he’s just trying to muscle in on some of the London 2012 glory.

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Unconventional measures to help reduce crime

I worry that young people get far too demonised in society; it seems like they’re damned if they do and they’re damned if they don’t.

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An equitable balance? The landscape of the UK under the coalition government

Often seen as swimming against the tide in the mainstream of UK politics, coalition governments have never been popular with the British people. Before the present arrangement was concocted between the Tories and the Liberal Democrats, the last time a coalition occupied the corridors of Whitehall the world was convulsing to the march of the Nazi war machine.

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