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Duke and duchess greeted by royals in Norway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Norway on Thursday The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have landed in Norway for the second leg of their Nordic tour. Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit were at the snow covered airbase outside Oslo to greet the British royal couple. […]

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Professor Green films 'anti-homeless' bench bar removal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProfessor Green removes Bournemouth’s ‘anti-homeless’ bench bars Rapper Professor Green has filmed a video showing the removal of an “anti-homeless” bar fitted to a public bench. The musician had branded the devices, in Bournemouth, an attempt to make homelessness “invisible”. Footage posted on his Instagram account shows […]

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Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More students will be encouraged to take degrees in two years Students in England are going to be offered degrees in two years with a £5,500 saving in tuition fees, says the universities minister Jo Johnson. Undergraduate courses will be condensed into “accelerated” degrees, with fees 20% less than […]

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Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'

Image copyright HOC Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to use “headroom” in the public finances to target spending on housing and health, a close friend has told the BBC. Stephen Hammond – a former transport minister – said the chancellor wants to use next Wednesday’s Budget to “attack problems” that contributed to the Tories’ poor election […]

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Chris Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland job

Chris Coleman brought young Wales players Ben Woodburn, David Brooks and Ethan Ampadu into international football as his reign drew to a close Chris Coleman has left his job as Wales manager to take over at Championship club Sunderland. Coleman will succeed Simon Grayson, who was sacked after 18 games in charge. The Football Association […]