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November 8, 2018 2:49 PM Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme. It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it "admires" his commitment but it had not "received or turned down any offer or proposal". At an event for his new publishing platform #Merky Books, Stormzy reportedly said he had approached Oxford 11

November 5, 2018 6:10 AM Iran president says country will 'proudly' break US sanctions by selling oil

Hassan Rouhani said on state TV on Monday that his nation is "confronting a bullying power" in a "situation of economic war". Hassan Rouhani, who also referred to the US as a "bullying power", made the announcement in a meeting with economists that was broadcast on state TV. The Iranian president said: "America wanted to cut to zero Iran's oil sales 12

November 2, 2018 8:25 AM Prince Andrew BACKLASH: Labour students demand royal resigns over ‘insensitive’ comments

STUDENTS from a Labour group at Huddersfield University have demanded that Prince Andrew resigns from his position as Chancellor over his “blasé attitude” to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Huddersfield Labour Students have slammed the Duke of York for his speech at the Pitch@Palace event in Abu Dhabi last month, when the Prince called for further links 7

October 26, 2018 5:55 AM Woman stabs 14 children in nursery rampage in China as they walked into lessons

A WOMAN stabbed 14 young children by a woman who went on the rampage in a children's nursery in Banan District, Chongqing, China. In September, China executed a man convicted of killing nine students and injuring 11 in a knife attack at a middle school in the central province of Shaanxi. A shocking video has surfaced on social media of the woman being 10

October 25, 2018 11:19 PM Four million millennials can get new railcard

The new 26-30 railcard will go on sale before the end of the year - and this time it will be available to all four million eligible passengers, the rail industry has announced. During a trial in the spring, only 20,000 people were allowed to buy one. The ticket website crashed because of overwhelming demand from thousands of young people. The launch 11

October 25, 2018 4:47 PM Jordan flash floods: Students killed as bus swept away

At least eight students have been killed and 16 more are missing after flash floods swept away their bus near the Dead Sea in Jordan, officials say. The bus had been carrying 37 students and seven members of staff when it was washed away, officials added. A huge rescue operation involving helicopters, troops and divers has been launched at the Zara Maeen 12

October 15, 2018 9:37 PM Teachers launch school aimed at middle classes unable to pay ‘greedy’ private school fees

TEACHERS from leading institutions are opening a sixth form school in London costing £13,000 a year aimed at middle class students priced out of private school education by “corporate greed”. The average cost of private school tuition each year has soared above £17,000-a-year with fees rising by 553 per cent in the past 25 years. Joe Francis, a senior 6

September 28, 2018 11:54 AM Mass brawl with 100 PUPILS erupts in school after ‘girl’s headscarf ripped off’

A MASS brawl broke out in a Sheffield school after a student allegedly ripped off a girl’s headscarf - sparking violence described by a witness as “like World War 3”. Chaos erupted in Fir Vale School in Sheffield, South Yorkshire on Tuesday, when more than 100 pupils were involved in a riot. Shocking footage shows some 12 students attacking each other 12

September 25, 2018 10:20 AM Headteacher bans pupils from cycling to school without number plates

Cycling groups question why Stanley Park High in south London "want to make cycling to school more difficult". Stanley Park High in Carshalton, south London, says its registration scheme will allow the public to report irresponsible cycling by pupils. Headteacher Amit Amin wrote on the school's website: "Students without a number plate will not be permitted 13

September 25, 2018 8:44 AM Children to be banned from cycling to school without number plates

Children have been told they will be banned from cycling to their south London school if they do not put number plates on their bikes. Teachers at Stanley Park High, in Carshalton, are introducing the scheme so members of the public can report pupils cycling dangerously. Charity Cycling UK questioned why Stanley Park High "want to make cycling to school 10