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Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Image copyright Getty Images Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, has died at his home in London aged 85, his family have said. Sir Vidia, who was born in rural Trinidad in 1932, was known for works including A Bend in the River and his ...

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Romania protests: Thousands hold new rally after clashes

Image copyright EPA Image caption Many demonstrators are calling for the government to resign Thousands of people are taking part in an anti-government rally in Romania’s capital Bucharest, a day after more than 400 people were injured. So far the demonstration near the government offices has been peaceful. On Friday, ...

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Inquiry call in Robert Gordon University ‘cronyism’ row

Image copyright RGU Image caption The new principal is to be Prof John Harper A union has called on the Scottish Funding Council to investigate the appointment of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) new principal. Prof John Harper was chosen to lead the Aberdeen university after the departure of Prof Ferdinand ...

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Boris Johnson burka probe is ‘show trial’

Image copyright PA Image caption Jacob Rees-Mogg suggests Boris Johnson attracts extra criticism because people are envious of him A Conservative Party investigation into Boris Johnson is a “show trial” and is being used to stop him becoming leader, Jacob Rees-Mogg has claimed. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the Tory ...

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Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPlane followed by fighter jets An airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle airport has crashed on a nearby island. Authorities said the man had made “an unauthorised take-off” late on Friday local time, forcing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to ...

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10 Bold Ideas Principals Can Embrace This School Year

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School Principal Tim Lauer makes his normal visiting rounds of classrooms, in Portland, Ore. —Leah Nash for Education Week Principals, the start of a new school year can be hectic. But it’s also a time to reflect – and potentially change your ways. (Think of the new ...

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Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two men spoke on the sidelines of a Nato summit in Brussels last month President Donald Trump has doubled US tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, as the precipitous fall of the Turkish lira accelerates. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the currency ...

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