Government announces £12 million budget to boost science in schools.

Government announces £12 million budget to boost science in schools. The government has announced a new £12 million budget in schools across England to help and provide support to science teachers and students. New data has revealed that a quarter of students in England are considering a career in science...

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Children from poorer backgrounds are less likely to go to university

Children from poorer backgrounds are less likely to go to university than their wealthier counterparts. A recent government report shows that teenagers from poorer backgrounds are less likely to go to university and study A levels post-16. The report shows that students who have similar GCSE results and who live...

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Met Police do ‘Mannequin Challenge’

Following its increasing popularity online, the Met police have recorded their own mannequin challenge in an attempt to tackle drunk driving. The minute long video circles a car accident whereby the driver is visibly shaken up and the victim is receiving medical attention. The final clip showcases the driver blowing...

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24-hour tube strike is suspended

A tube strike expected to cause widespread disruption on both Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 December has been called off after last minute talks, The Rail Maritime and Transport Workers union (RMT), has said. RMT union, who had called a 24-hour strike alongside tube drivers on the Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City...

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Former Chelsea player offers to play for Chapecoense after air tragedy

A former Chelsea striker has offered his services to Brazilian football club, Chapecoense, who lost 19 players in the air disaster last week killing 71 people. Eidur Gudjohnsen, the ex-Chelsea forward and Icelandic national player is one of many high-profile footballers to have expressed intent to help the Brazilian club....

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KCW Today Poetry

November, with its short days, fallen leaves and chill in the air, reminds us that the year is drawing to a close. It is a month where being tucked up under a duvet with a good book and glass of wine seems a more pleasurable option than walking through the...

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Children’s Society announces charity Christmas events across London churches

This December, The Children’s Society are holding a range of Christmas events and activities in schools and churches for all ages across London in support of vulnerable children over Christmas. The Christingle celebrations are open to the public and all money raised will go to The Children’s Society, which aims...

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Islington underwater from burst water pipe

Over a hundred people have been forced out of their homes due to a burst water pipe in Angel, Islington. Charlton place was completely underwater with Colebrooke Row and the boutique shops of Camden Passage also affected. As the water began to subside Upper Street’s road surface appeared to have...

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