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PayPal urged to block essay firm cheats

Image copyright Getty Images The education secretary is calling on payments firms such as PayPal to block transactions for essay writing firms, in a bid to beat university cheats. Damian Hinds says it is “unethical for these companies to profit from this dishonest business”. He also suggests UK universities should consider US-style “honour codes” where […]

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From the Paras to civvy street: Life after the Army

Photographer Ed Gold interviewed soldiers who served in Afghanistan and asked them about their experiences of adjusting to civilian life. Soldiers Callum Wright, Scott Meenagh, Geoff Dunn, Dan Eccles and Terry Jones all served in the Parachute Regiment, known as the Paras. Ed worked with the Paras as a photojournalist in the UK and in […]

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Ex-Labour MPs 'booted' off Foreign Affairs Committee

Image copyright HoC Image caption Independent MP Ian Austin said the move to kick him off the Foreign Affairs Committee was “vindictive”. MPs have voted to remove former Labour MPs Ian Austin and Mike Gapes from the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. The motion to remove the independent MPs, who quit their party last month, was […]

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Fire at large four-storey mill in Bradford

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA four-storey mill has caught fire in Bradford. More than 50 firefighters tackled a fire at a large four-storey disused mill in Bradford. The disused mill in Great Horton Road, is being damped down, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said. The building’s roof was on fire and […]