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June 30, 2018 11:14 PM Renters gain extra powers to stamp out 'revenge evictions' as ministers vow to bring in longer tenancy terms

Action to curb 'revenge evictions' against renters who make complaints about the state of their homes will be unveiled tomorrow. Ministers will vow to introduce longer tenancy terms to give renters more security. The move comes amid concerns that some people do not complain about the standard of their property for fear of their tenancies being cut short 11

June 30, 2018 9:00 AM MP visits school to see university-style learning

A PRIMARY school welcomed their MP to share their progress as part of the Scholars Programme - a prestigious national scheme which gives school pupils an opportunity to experience university-style learning. Pupils from year five and six at Milton Hall Primary School, in Salisbury Avenue, Southend, met with James Duddridge, MP for Rochford and Southend 8

June 29, 2018 8:28 PM School district gets $15.6M to remove mold, asbestos

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - State and local leaders say The School District of Philadelphia will get $15.6 million to remove lead, mold and asbestos at 57 school buildings around the city. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf made the funding announcement Friday. He was joined by Mayor Jim Kenney, Superintendent William Hite and other officials. Pennsylvania will cover 5

June 29, 2018 2:09 AM Gut-busting 5m meals eaten by Vic students

It's often said breakfast is the most important meal of the day and Victorian students are proving the point, with five million at-school morning meals making them hungry to learn. School breakfast program figures, released on Friday, show the Victorian government forked out 569,000kg of food to 500 of the state's most disadvantaged schools last year. The students 7

June 27, 2018 12:45 AM Adios French! Spanish will become the most widely-taught language in Britain within a decade

Spanish will become the most widely-taught language in this country within a decade, the British Council has said. The subject is rapidly growing in popularity in British secondary schools and is set to overtake French as the most-studied language by 2025. This summer, GCSE entries for Spanish rose by 8 per cent to 91,980, while those for French dropped 9

June 26, 2018 3:49 PM President Macron holds lengthy closed door discussions on migrants with the Pope as crisis drives the EU further apart

French President Emmanuel Macron had a lengthy closed door discussion on migrants with Pope Francis during his first official visit to the Vatican. Macron and his wife Brigitte were greeted by a Swiss Guard picket upon arrival at the Apostolic Palace on Tuesday. The tete-a-tete between the Argentine pontiff and Macron in the Vatican's ornate library 17

June 22, 2018 6:32 PM Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

BOSTON (AP) - A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups sued the Boston Public Schools on Thursday to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials. The groups, including the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, allege in the lawsuit that the school system and Superintendent 9

June 19, 2018 10:56 AM Brit Awards donates £250,000 to charities to support mental health

The Brit School, a non-fee paying state school known for its famous alumni including Adele, Amy Winehouse and Katie Melua, will be one of the institutions where Mind’s Whole School Approach scheme will be launched in September. The school has also been given £25,000 to support mental health wellbeing and special needs work. A further £25,000 has been donated 9

June 17, 2018 11:45 PM Civil servants will be quizzed on what school they went to in a drive to increase diversity

Whitehall bosses are to ask staff if they went to private school in a drive to increase diversity. As part of a survey of ‘socio-economic’ issues, civil servants will be asked to state the type of school they attended. Other topics will include whether they qualified for free school meals as children and the profession and academic qualifications of their 11

May 13, 2018 12:10 AM The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant. Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano 12