Chinese birth rates continue to fall

Chinese birth rates continue to fall

The Chinese government recently announced that only 17.2 million Chinese babies were born in 2017, about 630,000 fewer than the year before. It is a worrying sign that the birth rate is still falling after the government removed its controversial long-standing one-child policy. The number of Chinese women having a...

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Westminster Council axes resident ballots policy

Westminster Council axes resident ballots policy

According to a letter seen by Insider Housing, the leader of the Westminster City Council Nickie Aiken has dropped its policy to ballot residents on estate regeneration. Responding to Sian Berry, chair of the Greater London Authority Housing Committee, Aiken wrote: There are a variety of reasons for moving away...

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Tech start-up brings affordable parking to Central London

Tech start-up brings affordable parking to Central London

Website: https://parkbee.com/uk/ Mission: ParkBee takes unused private parking garages and makes them available to the public in major cities. Today if you want to park in London, the cost of doing so in a public carpark can be eye watering. ParkBee works with private landowners to open up the hidden...

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Learning Science through Slime

Learning Science through Slime

Pupils at St James Senior Girls’ School (www.stjamesgirls.co.uk) have been taking their slime-making skills to another level by conducting individual scientific research projects into slime as part of a Year 7 science competition. Each pupil was given their own independent investigation to carry out in order to explore a feature...

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The London Football Awards 2018

The London Football Awards 2018

As the festive period draws to a close and teams start gearing towards the business end of the season, the shortlist of nominees for the London Football Awards have been announced. Sponsored by Toscafund, the London Football Awards aim to raise funds for Willow Charity, ran by ex-Arsenal goalkeeper and...

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A&E Review

A&E Review

By James Billot On January 3rd, Secretary of Health Jeremy Hunt was forced to apologise to patients in England who had their operations postponed over the Winter break. To exacerbate the issue further, the 2017/18 Winter period has seen an eighteen-fold increase in the number of A&E patients waiting for...

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The Six Nations tournament has never been so open

The Six Nations tournament has never been so open

By Derek Wyatt Take England, the current champions, they have had so many injuries that they are not in a position to give debuts to new exciting talent. This means that the core of the team will be as last year. Eddie Jones, now enjoying his £1m a year (including...

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