David Lammy said the lack of diversity called into question Oxford University's claim to national standing. Photograph: Domingo Leiva Nicolas/Getty Images. University of Oxford. Oxford accused of 'social apartheid' as colleges admit no black students ...
Oxford and Cambridge Universities accused of "social apartheid" after colleges fail to admit ANY black students
One in three Oxford colleges fail to admit single black British student
New data reveals 'social apartheid' at Oxford and Cambridge universities
An Atlantic storm, which is due to hit parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland this weekend, has been named Brian, the Irish Met office has said. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for strong winds and potential flooding in parts of ...
Hurricane Brian path: Violent 'weather BOMB' to smash into UK from TONIGHT
Britain braced for more weather misery as Brian moves in
Storm Brian: UK 'weather bomb' to bring heavy rain and gale-force winds
The smacking of children by their parents is to be banned in Scotland, by decree of the banning-mad Scottish government. Smacking, whacking, fracking (for gas) and chanting (sectarian insults) at football matches have all been ban-ban-banned, along ...
Calls for UK-wide ban on smacking children after Scottish move
Smacking to be banned in Scotland
Scotland to lead way in UK with ban on smacking children
The figures show an underlying 8% rise in the murder rate, as well as large increases in gun crime and robbery. Photograph: Alamy. Crime. Police data shows crime rising at increasing rate in England and Wales. Increase of 13% in 12 months to June comes...
Crime rises by 13% in England and Wales, ONS statistics say
Knife crime at highest for six years as police record huge leap in violence
Gun and knife crime surges in England and Wales
A paedophile mother has been jailed for 15 years after sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy on camera. Sick footage of Dawn Davies, 37, molesting the youngster was sold on a market stall, Manchester Crown Court heard. The traumatised youngster was...
Salford woman who forced boy, 11, into sex jailed
Monster mum FILMED herself abusing schoolboy, 11, as clips found on sale at market stall
Paedophile mother was filmed having sex with a boy, 11, before selling the footage on a market stall
A Westminster committee is to examine the effectiveness of UK immigration policy in Scotland. The Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into how well the current system meets the country's needs and how Brexit could affect it. Immigration ...
MPs to examine effectiveness of immigration policies
Brexit can strengthen the Union – but only if handled well
Q&A with Stephen Gethins on the political confusion round Brexit
A police force could be the first to axe all of its community support officers amid falling budgets and an "unparalleled growth in complex crime". Norfolk Constabulary will scrap 150 PCSOs if its proposals are approved. Chief Constable Simon Bailey ...
Norfolk Police could be first to drop PCSO role to make savings
First police force in Britain set to axe all PCSOs amid falling budgets
Police forces in Suffolk and Essex to review financial situations as Norfolk Constabulary reveals shake-up
St Olave's headteacher Aydin Önaç. The school's new chair of governors says Bromley council is conducting an investigation. Photograph: http://www.saintolaves.net/headmasterwelcome. Sixth form...
Grammar school A-level row head suspended
Grammar school head at centre of row over A-level students is suspended
St Olave's School's headmaster, Aydin Onac, suspended in A-level scandal
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Mum knifed in the throat months after her son, 5, called 999 to report his abusive stepdad
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As the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement approaches, James Brokenshire calls on the parties to ensure there is no return to direct rule. The Secretary of State says he does not wish to see devolution end but emphasises that his ultimate...
Bill Clinton and Theresa May hold talks on Northern Ireland deadlock
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Bill Clinton enters No10 via alley because of broken vehicle barrier