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I have to admit that I love history. I always enjoy reading articles online about historical figures and I also bought a book...

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Teacher crisis! "Our children aren't getting no education!" claims Minister for Education.

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In an attempt to plug the 'teacher gap', the gap between the number of teachers we need and the number of teachers we have, the UK government is trialling a radical scheme to actually pay teachers for staying in the classroom....

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BBC reporter fired for "racist" comment while covering FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup match

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A sports reporter with the BBC has been fired for a "racist" comment she made while covering the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup now taking place in Uruguay. The reporter, identified as Samantha Lewis, had worked with the BBC since 2008 covering football matches. She even covered games from the previous Under-17 Women's World...

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YouTube vlogger banned from site after name of dog sparks outrage and accusations of racism

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A YouTube vlogger has been banned from the site after viewers of one of her videos complained that it was "blatantly racist" and "deliberately insulting to black men". The vlogger who is white and an avid dog lover and who goes by the YouTube name Becky the canine lover had post...

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Queen makes plea for "common ground" in a thinly-veiled plea for common ground.

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Her Majesty the Queen, the longest-reigning British monarch, made a plea for Britons to find "common ground"....

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Peruvian President declares Monday 10th December 'Shevchenko Day' following UFC 231 title win

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Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has declared tomorrow Monday 10th December a national holiday named ‘Shevchenko Day' following Valentina Shevchenko's victory at UFC 231 over Poland's Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Saturday in the Flyweight Division in Toronto, Canada to capture her first UFC title and the first for a Peruvian fighter....

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Facebook video of Polish Christmas market invokes ire of viewers

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A Facebook video of people in a Christmas market in Warsaw, Poland invoked the ire of users because of the lack of diversity. In the video, the Polish people are seen having a good time in the market at night. They are buying gifts and some are seen dressed up in Santa hats sing...

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Morrisons trial 20p paper carrier bags. Verdict - guilty!

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The UK's fourth largest supermarket chain, Morrisons, is to trial 20p paper carrier bags...

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English faculty member fired for telling English-speaking students to "Speak English".

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A professor of English at Duchess University has been fired for sending an email telling English-speaking students to "speak English"....

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