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Sixth-form gaps 'hinder poorer children's chances of going to university'

Children in 20 areas of England have little or no school sixth form provision within a commutable distance, researchers found

Children from poor backgrounds are less likely to go to university than equally bright counterparts from wealthier families, even if they live in the same area and have similar GCSE results, research has found.

2:25pm Monday 5 December 2016

Doctors given social media guidance on dealing with amorous patients

Amorous advances via social media leave some doctors feeling uneasy, the Medical Defence Union says

Doctors are being issued advice on how to handle patients who make amorous advances towards them on social media.

2:25pm Monday 5 December 2016

Leak inquiry into leaking of letter warning civil servants not to leak

The memo from Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood was obtained by The Mail on Sunday just days after being issued

The Government is mounting a leak inquiry into the leaking of a letter warning civil servants not to leak, Downing Street has indicated.

2:25pm Monday 5 December 2016

Critics are trying to undermine Brexit negotiators, No.10 warns

Labour and the Liberal Democrats have indicated they will use any parliamentary debate on Brexit to propose amendments

Downing Street has accused opponents of Brexit of trying to tie the hands of UK negotiators in the upcoming talks on withdrawal from the European Union.

2:24pm Monday 5 December 2016

Sepp Blatter loses appeal to CAS over six-year ban from football

Sepp Blatter has failed in an appeal against his six-year ban from football

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his six-year ban from football.

2:14pm Monday 5 December 2016

Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho bans confirmed following weekend reds

Sergio Aguero, right, has received a four-match ban following his dismissal for a reckless tackle on David Luiz, left

Sergio Aguero has been banned for four matches, as expected, by the Football Association following his weekend dismissal which prompted a fractious finale to Manchester City's loss to Chelsea.

2:14pm Monday 5 December 2016

Tommy Cooper's fez to go on display, just like that

Tommy Cooper's fez to go on display, just like that

The late comic is said to have first worn a fez after mislaying his Army hat.

2:12pm Monday 5 December 2016

Arrest after ginger man seen beating a car and motorbike with a baseball bat

Arrest after ginger man seen beating a car and motorbike with a baseball bat

A GINGER man armed with a baseball bat who smashed up a car and motorcycle, is at the centre of a police investigation.

2:05pm Monday 5 December 2016

Guns N' Roses fans whack a Donald Trump pinata on stage in Mexico

Guns N' Roses fans whack a Donald Trump pinata on stage in Mexico

For some reason, Trump’s not terribly popular in Mexico.

1:33pm Monday 5 December 2016

Three ex-footballers launch Offside Trust to support victims of sexual abuse

Andy Woodward at the launch of the Offside Trust at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

Three former players who were sexually abused at the start of their careers have called on professional football to back a new, independent trust that will "fight for justice" and support victims.

1:09pm Monday 5 December 2016
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