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Universities must disclose proportion of ethnic minority applicants who receive places

Universities must now publish data on the proportion of ethnic minority applicants who receive places. This announement comes as David Cameron launches a new equality investigation as part of his anti-discrimination agenda. The Prime Minister summoned education chiefs last week to talk with Business Secretary Sajid David and begin a review into barriers to diversity…

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Rupert Murdoch: the return of a tycoon?

Old wounds heal quickly in politics, especially when those wounds happen to belong to one of the most influential media moguls in the world. Since David Cameron’s decision to approve the Leveson Inquiry back in June 2011, his relationship with Rupert Murdoch appeared to have reached an impasse, until the former appeared with George Osborne…

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We should not allow ourselves to be distracted by the real issues presented by #Piggate

As Nicola Sturgeon so aptly put it, the allegations that, whilst at Oxford University, David Cameron “put a private part of his anatomy” into a dead pig as part of his initiation into the Piers Gaveston Society, have “entertained the whole country”. The media, and Twitter in particular, have been deconstructing Lord Ashcroft’s account since…

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Is it the privilege of the rich to abuse their bodies?

Most agree that it is common sense not to systematically wreck our body, our vehicle for experiencing the world. Yet when it comes to drink, drugs and diet we are often far from logical. However surely people have free will and are autonomous enough to make their own lifestyle choices no matter the risk. David…

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