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Daily Mirror
It's class war as weapons found in our schools EVERY DAYA weapon is found in a British school virtually once a day as classroom violenc
It's class war as weapons found in our schools EVERY DAY
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
A weapon is found in a British school virtually once a day as classroom violence rises, official figures reveal. Campaigners say the alarming trend is being brushed under the carpet, despite a string of appalling, high-profile attacks in recent... Read more
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Christian Today
Education charity demands end to cap on faith-based school placesBarriers restricting faith schools must be abolished, a leading education chari
Education charity demands end to cap on faith-based school places
Christian Today / Posted 12 days ago
Barriers restricting faith schools must be abolished, a leading education charity has said. The New Schools Network (NSN), which helps establish free schools, has said the cap on places allocated by religion should be relaxed to release "significant... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh children younger than 10 referred to counter-terrorism schemeNearly 2,000 children across the UK were referred to the deradicalisation progr
Welsh children younger than 10 referred to counter-terrorism scheme
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
Nearly 2,000 children across the UK were referred to the deradicalisation programme over four years, new figures have shown. Among them, six children from Wales aged 10 or younger have been signed up to the “Channel” scheme. Since the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Nicola Sturgeon to join leaders at anti-Trident demonstrationFirst Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will address a major anti-nuclear we
Nicola Sturgeon to join leaders at anti-Trident demonstration
Ekklesia / Posted 20 days ago
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will address a major anti-nuclear weapons demo in central London next month alongside trades union and party leaders. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), which is organising the Stop Trident... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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21d
Gazette News
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Gazette News / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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21d
Bolton News
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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21d
Gazette
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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21d
Wandsworth Guardian
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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This is West Country
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
This is West Country / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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Bury Times
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figuresOne member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures
Bury Times / Posted 21 days ago
One member of teaching staff has been struck off every other school day for the last two years, Press Association analysis of Government figures shows. Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures « Shropshire StarTypical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taki
Number of teachers struck off revealed in government figures « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
Typical causes for being sacked include forming relationships with pupils, taking drugs and alcohol onto school premises, and failing to protect vulnerable students. Head teachers and other senior staff are among those reprimanded by National... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes 520,445 children aged between five and 11 are being taught in classes of at l
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
520,445 children aged between five and 11 are being taught in classes of at least 31 pupils, Labour said More than half a million primary school children are now being... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
Croydon Guardian
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
Hampshire Chronicle
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
Lancashire Telegraph
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
Northern Echo
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesShadow education secretary Lucy Powell blamed the hike in class sizes on the Go
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Northern Echo / Posted 24 days ago
Shadow education secretary Lucy Powell blamed the hike in class sizes on the Government's flagship free school programme, arguing that the initiative has made it harder to ensure there are enough school places around the country. Free schools are... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Kingston Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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24d
Oxford Mail
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Streatham Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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Bury Times
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Bury Times / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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Gazette
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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guardian-series
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
guardian-series / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
19 related stories
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Harrow Times
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Harrow Times / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
19 related stories
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This is West Country
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
This is West Country / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
19 related stories
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Gazette News
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Gazette News / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
19 related stories
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Bolton News
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classesMore than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super
Labour: More than 500,000 primary school children taught in 'super-size' classes
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
More than half a million primary school children are now being taught in "super-size" classes, Labour has warned. Thousands more youngsters are in classes of more than 30 pupils, the party said, while the number of so-called "titan" schools has... Read more
19 related stories
27d
guardian-series
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
guardian-series / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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Harrow Times
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Harrow Times / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Gazette News
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Gazette News / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Gazette
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
This is West Country
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
This is West Country / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Bolton News
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Bolton News / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Wandsworth Guardian
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Croydon Guardian
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Lancashire Telegraph
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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27d
Bury Times
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping pack
Mentoring at the heart of David Cameron's 'all-out assault on poverty'
Bury Times / Posted 27 days ago
David Cameron has launched an "all-out assault on poverty" with a sweeping package of social reforms including measures to boost mentoring, improve mental health services and flatten "sink estates". The Prime Minister used a keynote speech to launch... Read more
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