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Londonist
UKIP Mayoral Candidate: I'm Not Anti-Immigrationdecision was taken — and even then it would be subject to a local referendum, s
UKIP Mayoral Candidate: I'm Not Anti-Immigration
Londonist / Posted 9 hours ago
decision was taken — and even then it would be subject to a local referendum, so that people who may be affected by the building works would be able to have a veto on it. “It might even be obsolete by time it comes on in 2030. There’s already a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Road to free trade with Europe is paved with good intentionsAs Air Force One prepared to touch down in Germany last weekend for the final l
Road to free trade with Europe is paved with good intentions
The Irish Times / Posted 13 hours ago
As Air Force One prepared to touch down in Germany last weekend for the final leg of president Barack Obama’s European tour, thousands of protestors assembled on the streets of Hanover. The focus of their protests was the Transatlantic Trade and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Latest breaking news, sport, traffic and travel updatesyou’re prepared for all weather conditions — read the full story here. Last we
Latest breaking news, sport, traffic and travel updates
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
you’re prepared for all weather conditions — read the full story here. Last week ChronicleLive revealed that Newcastle council is likely to receive around £400,000 from bus lane camera fines issued on John Dobson Street- that combined with the... Read more
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Farming Life
Industry figures show 9% fall in new home registrationsacross the UK in the first quarter of 2016, down from 40,144 in the first quart
Industry figures show 9% fall in new home registrations
Farming Life / Posted 2 days ago
across the UK in the first quarter of 2016, down from 40,144 in the first quarter of 2015, according to the National House Building Council (NHBC), which said the industry was consolidating strong growth seen in previous years. The NHBC is a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Industry figures show 9% fall in new home registrationsacross the UK in the first quarter of 2016, down from 40,144 in the first quart
Industry figures show 9% fall in new home registrations
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
across the UK in the first quarter of 2016, down from 40,144 in the first quarter of 2015, according to the National House Building Council (NHBC), which said the industry was consolidating strong growth seen in previous years. The NHBC is a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Palestine slams Israel’s rejection of French peace plan– neither of whom have been invited to the meeting. The summit, which will inc
Palestine slams Israel’s rejection of French peace plan
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
– neither of whom have been invited to the meeting. The summit, which will include the "Quartet" of the UN, the EU, Russia and the US, is projected to lay the ground work for an international summit in the second half of 2016, which will... Read more
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International Business Times
Refugee crisis: Faces of some of the thousands of children who have fled conflict zones highest figure for child refugees in over a decade. An estimated 95,000 unacco
Refugee crisis: Faces of some of the thousands of children who have fled conflict zones
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
highest figure for child refugees in over a decade. An estimated 95,000 unaccompanied children have applied for asylum in Europe. Many live in refugee camps, scattered across border towns, where conditions are worsening at a rapid rate. These... Read more
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express
EU FALLING APART: Italy lashes out at Austria as it builds migrant border fences THE European Union’s Schengen agreement is falling apart at the seams after I
EU FALLING APART: Italy lashes out at Austria as it builds migrant border fences
express / Posted 3 days ago
THE European Union’s Schengen agreement is falling apart at the seams after Italy hit out at Austria for building a fence at its border to block migrants. The Italian... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Human Rights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum SeekersRights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum Seekers The
Human Rights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum Seekers
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
Rights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum Seekers The law approved Wednesday by the National Council of the Austrian parliament is a blow to the rights of asylum seekers, Human Rights Watch said. The law, which is... Read more
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The New Statesman
Winning University Challenge, googling my eyebrows, and inspiring girls to be swotsgains in local elections. In 1995, Tony Blair, the last Labour leader to move f
Winning University Challenge, googling my eyebrows, and inspiring girls to be swots
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
gains in local elections. In 1995, Tony Blair, the last Labour leader to move from exile to power, won an additional 1,807 councillors. Even inadequate oppositions advance almost by default. Michael Foot, Iain Duncan Smith and Ed Miliband all... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
IFB2016 fringe festival 'The Edge' set to unveil programme of events– conversations with, how tos and provocations – and will take place at venues
IFB2016 fringe festival 'The Edge' set to unveil programme of events
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
– conversations with, how tos and provocations – and will take place at venues across the city including the Royal Liver Building, Bluecoat Chambers and Constellations in the Baltic Triangle. In addition to these, there will be the inaugural... Read more
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The New Statesman
However Labour performs in the elections, Jeremy Corbyn will be leader for as long as he wantsgains in local elections. In 1995, Tony Blair, the last Labour leader to move f
However Labour performs in the elections, Jeremy Corbyn will be leader for as long as he wants
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
gains in local elections. In 1995, Tony Blair, the last Labour leader to move from exile to power, won an additional 1,807 councillors. Even inadequate oppositions advance almost by default. Michael Foot, Iain Duncan Smith and Ed Miliband all... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Austria: Drastic, Unjustified Measures against Asylum Seekersstrong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernment
Austria: Drastic, Unjustified Measures against Asylum Seekers
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 days ago
strong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernmental organizations. Nils Muiznieks, the Council of Europe commissioner for human rights, called the measures “highly problematic,” and had urged Austria not to move... Read more
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The Hindu
World View column by Samir Saran on EU needs a reality checkRumours of the death of the European project are, as Mark Twain would have put
World View column by Samir Saran on EU needs a reality check
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Rumours of the death of the European project are, as Mark Twain would have put it, vastly exaggerated. The importance of European powers and the contribution of the European Union (EU) in recent years are indelible. It was evident that even as the... Read more
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Reuters
Commentary: North Korea farming out forced labor to the European Unionof 100,000 North Koreans working under conditions of forced labor around the wo
Commentary: North Korea farming out forced labor to the European Union
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
of 100,000 North Koreans working under conditions of forced labor around the world, including, to the surprise of many Europeans, the European Union. Following North Korea’s fourth nuclear test in January and long-range rocket launch in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Merton and Wandsworth AM candidates lay out their views on Crossrail 2, AFC Wimbledon and the three priorities for Londonersdemolition if Crossrail 2 passes through? 6. Where do you stand on the Lee Val
Merton and Wandsworth AM candidates lay out their views on Crossrail 2, AFC Wimbledon and the three priorities for Londoners
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
demolition if Crossrail 2 passes through? 6. Where do you stand on the Lee Valley payment, made by Merton and Wandsworth councils every year to a park in the north of London to which few people visit? Leonie Cooper, Labour candidate. Ms Cooper,... Read more
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Computer Business Review
10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role modelsFifty programme, with her work certainly seeming to have made an impact - Londo
10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role models
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
Fifty programme, with her work certainly seeming to have made an impact - London is now regarded as the tech capital of Europe with the sector contributing over 10% to GDP. Appointed as the Prime Minister's Adviser on the Digital Economy in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Cultural opportunitiesbeen a major priority for this government which is working hard in this field,
Cultural opportunities
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
been a major priority for this government which is working hard in this field, especially given that Valletta will be the European Capital of Culture in 2018. At local council level, we are also working hard to promote culture to our communities... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US warships may join EU in patrolling waters off LibyaAmerican warships may join European Union vessels off the coast of Libya by the
US warships may join EU in patrolling waters off Libya
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
American warships may join European Union vessels off the coast of Libya by the summer in a Nato-led attempt to slow the flow of refugees from Africa into Europe, it emerged at a meeting of the G5 world leaders in Hanover. Until now, the EU, through... Read more
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walesonline
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Newport West?21, Jessica 20 and a 6 year old rescue dog called Rosie What is your full-time
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Newport West?
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
21, Jessica 20 and a 6 year old rescue dog called Rosie What is your full-time job? Leader of the Opposition Newport City Council What is your hometown? Newport What inspired you to enter politics? Campaigned against the closure of a Nursery... Read more
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heraldscotland
Holyrood Hustings: Health policies under the spotlightchanging population long into the future. We’ll invest £200 million over the n
Holyrood Hustings: Health policies under the spotlight
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
changing population long into the future. We’ll invest £200 million over the next five years to increase NHS capacity by building five new elective and diagnostic treatment centres in Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Livingston and Edinburgh, and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Holyrood Hustingschanging population long into the future. We’ll invest £200 million over the n
Holyrood Hustings
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
changing population long into the future. We’ll invest £200 million over the next five years to increase NHS capacity by building five new elective and diagnostic treatment centres in Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Livingston and Edinburgh, and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Mills & Reeve EU referendum debate hears concerns over trade deal uncertainty Europe: In or Out? Debate organised by Mills and Reeve and held at the Centru
Mills & Reeve EU referendum debate hears concerns over trade deal uncertainty
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Europe: In or Out? Debate organised by Mills and Reeve and held at the Centrum, Norwich Research Park. David Campbell-Bannerman, Conservative MEP for Eastern Counties.... Read more
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World Tribune
2012: Middle East15 Israel bombs Gaza terror targets, takes out Hamas commander – November 15
2012: Middle East
World Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
15 Israel bombs Gaza terror targets, takes out Hamas commander – November 15 Venezuela gains seat on UN Human Rights Council: ‘Neither the U.S. nor the EU said a word’ – November 15 Stream of U.S. officials, led by Petraeus, visiting Sinai... Read more
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DW
Visa-free travel a stumbling block for Turkey and EU |Turkish and EU leaders appear optimistic: 78 million Turkish citizens will gain
Visa-free travel a stumbling block for Turkey and EU |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Turkish and EU leaders appear optimistic: 78 million Turkish citizens will gain long-coveted visa-free travel to the Schengen zone by June. After all, they have to in order to prevent a controversial deal on deportations from crumbling. Ankara has... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is Sweden Facing Another Migrant Invasion?a two week waiting period before the controls can be reinstated. The gap will o
Is Sweden Facing Another Migrant Invasion?
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
a two week waiting period before the controls can be reinstated. The gap will occur July 4-17, right in the middle of the European vacation period. Many people fear that tens of thousands of migrants will seize the opportunity to enter Sweden... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Signing On to a More Secure and Stable Worldfor being sceptical. But our faith in diplomacy and multilateral cooperation ha
Signing On to a More Secure and Stable World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
for being sceptical. But our faith in diplomacy and multilateral cooperation has paid off. And we must say out loud that Europe has played a crucial role in creating consensus around a 195-countries strong deal. In the run-up to Paris, the... Read more
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The New Statesman
400 years after Shakespeare's death, can Labour ever win in Stratford?more to the town than its connection with arguably the greatest writer of our l
400 years after Shakespeare's death, can Labour ever win in Stratford?
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
more to the town than its connection with arguably the greatest writer of our language. Stratford’s town and district councils are mostly comprised of Tories and Liberal Democrats. It has returned a Conservative MP at every general election.... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why tackling poor literacy helps everyone, from city councils to CEOsmore to the town than its connection with arguably the greatest writer of our l
Why tackling poor literacy helps everyone, from city councils to CEOs
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
more to the town than its connection with arguably the greatest writer of our language. Stratford’s town and district councils are mostly comprised of Tories and Liberal Democrats. It has returned a Conservative MP at every general election.... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The cowardly giantThe European Union’s recent announcement that Jerusalem is the capital of two s
The cowardly giant
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The European Union’s recent announcement that Jerusalem is the capital of two states, to be achieved through negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel, is a rejection of Sweden’s proposal that there be explicit recognition of East Jerusalem as... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Human rights in Egypt and European relationsFollowing the 30 June 2013 Revolution, when President Mohamed Morsi was deposed
Human rights in Egypt and European relations
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Following the 30 June 2013 Revolution, when President Mohamed Morsi was deposed, relations between Egypt and the EU and its members witnessed times of tension. Catherine Ashton, the then EU foreign policy chief, visited Cairo in a bid to mediate... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Georgia�s PM Addresses PACEGeorgian PM Giorgi Kvirikasvhili addressing Parliamentary Assembly of Council o
Georgia�s PM Addresses PACE
Civil Georgia / Posted 9 days ago
Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikasvhili addressing Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe in Strasbourg, April 21, 2016. Photo: PM’s office PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili addressed Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) on April 21 and said... Read more
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Zawya
Fitch: Saudi Loan Shows Fiscal Risk, May Have Structural BenefitFinancial Servicesbonds. Press reports on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia had agreed a USD10bn,
Fitch: Saudi Loan Shows Fiscal Risk, May Have Structural BenefitFinancial Services
Zawya / Posted 10 days ago
bonds. Press reports on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia had agreed a USD10bn, five-year loan from a group of US, European and Asian banks. Demand was strong for participation in the syndicated loan, which will be the Kingdom's first... Read more
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chroniclelive
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updatesNissans in the North East than any other part of the country, which is maybe no
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updates
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
Nissans in the North East than any other part of the country, which is maybe no surprise, as the Japanese company has been building cars in Sunderland since 1986. There are 71,900 Nissans in the North East. They represent 6.6% of cars registered... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Poles apart: Gdansk divided as city grapples with immigration and identityGdańsk’s record of racism, or the city mayor Paweł Adamowicz’s career gamble in
Poles apart: Gdansk divided as city grapples with immigration and identity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Gdańsk’s record of racism, or the city mayor Paweł Adamowicz’s career gamble in setting out to reverse it. “I am a European so my nature is to be open,” says Adamowicz. “Gdańsk is a port and must always be a refuge from the sea.” Former... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The UK connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11 Ahmed Shah Massoud was killed two days before the 9/11 atrocities (Photo by S
The UK connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Ahmed Shah Massoud was killed two days before the 9/11 atrocities (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Investigations into an international jihadist chain behind the terrorist... Read more
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The Hill
10 years of the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreementcommon rules and best practices — and favoring U.S.-based rules over counterpar
10 years of the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
common rules and best practices — and favoring U.S.-based rules over counterparts that often competed for primacy, such as EU standards — the U.S. hoped not to dominate smaller economies, but instead lift them to the level of equal partners in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Even the EU's biggest defender admits it meddles too muchOne of the EU's biggest defenders has admitted Brussels meddles too much - desp
Even the EU's biggest defender admits it meddles too much
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
One of the EU's biggest defenders has admitted Brussels meddles too much - despite pleading for Britain to stay in. Jean-Claude Juncker spoke out as the debate ramped up two months before polls open in the historic In/Out referendum. The President... Read more
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The New Statesman
Simon Danczuk MP: My run-in with The Sun, and what it reveals about John Whittingdale and press regulationby area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permane
Simon Danczuk MP: My run-in with The Sun, and what it reveals about John Whittingdale and press regulation
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, there is simply no denying the power and influence of Europe’s eastern neighbour. There are many problems plaguing... Read more
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The New Statesman
From Enid Blyton to Richard Hoggart: The use of literacyby area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permane
From Enid Blyton to Richard Hoggart: The use of literacy
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, there is simply no denying the power and influence of Europe’s eastern neighbour. There are many problems plaguing... Read more
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The New Statesman
Russia is here to stay - the UK should engage with itby area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permane
Russia is here to stay - the UK should engage with it
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, there is simply no denying the power and influence of Europe’s eastern neighbour. There are many problems plaguing... Read more
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The New Statesman
New Statesman Literacy Week 2016by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permane
New Statesman Literacy Week 2016
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, there is simply no denying the power and influence of Europe’s eastern neighbour. There are many problems plaguing... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Libya offered security help by European UnionThe European Union has responded to a request for help from the fledgling UN-ba
Libya offered security help by European Union
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
The European Union has responded to a request for help from the fledgling UN-backed Libyan government by offering assistance with its security sector, managing migration, border management and police capacity building. However, officials stopped... Read more
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Bolton News
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schoolsa 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "
Parents facing wide variations in allocation of first choice primary schools
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
a 2% decrease in applicants, as official data shows 3,807 primary schools are "full or over capacity". Staffordshire Council announced it had coped with an 11% rise in birth rates, managing to place 92.7% of children in their first... Read more
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