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Armenia crisis: Opposition leader urges strike after losing PM vote

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nikol Pashinyan said the Republican Party had “declared war” on the Armenian people Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has called for a general strike on Wednesday after the governing Republican Party voted against his election as interim prime minister. Addressing tens of thousands of supporters …

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The YouTube stars paid to promote cheating

A BBC Trending investigation has uncovered the selling of academic cheating by YouTube stars on a massive scale. In many of the videos, the YouTubers personally recommend that students and school children pay “a super smart nerd” to write their essays for them. YouTube says it will work with creators …

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The YouTube stars being paid to sell cheating

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe YouTubers selling cheating: ‘Get an A on your paper – and you don’t even need to do it’ YouTube stars are being paid to sell academic cheating, a BBC investigation has found. More than 250 channels are promoting EduBirdie, based in …

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Exeter university students expelled over racist comments

Image copyright University of Exeter Image caption When the investigation was launched the university said it was “committed to eradicating” any discrimination and harassment A number of law students have been expelled from the University of Exeter over allegations of racism. An internal investigation was launched in March after “vile” …

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Holocaust row: Abbas accused of anti-Semitism

Image copyright United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Image caption Child survivors found in Auschwitz death camp by advancing Soviet troops in 1945 Remarks by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas about the Holocaust have been condemned as anti-Semitic by Israeli politicians and rights activists. Mr Abbas told a meeting in the West …

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Facebook F8: 'This has been an intense year'

Image copyright Facebook Facebook’s chief has said that 2018 has been an “intense year” for his firm, but that he was committed to taking a “broader view” of its responsibilities. Mr Zuckerberg was speaking at his firm’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. It marks the latest effort …

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Watchdog blurts out hipster poetry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Office for Students has been set up to ensure value for money – or else “snackwave artisan” The website of the new university watchdog, intended to enforce better value for money for students, seems to have been overtaken by hipster slang. Visitors to …

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Trump: Leak of Mueller's Russia questions 'disgraceful'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Special counsel Robert Mueller’s list contains over 40 questions about the president’s ties with Russia It is “disgraceful” that a list of Russia inquiry questions prepared for the president has been leaked to US media, US President Donald Trump says. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, …

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Children's social services in Wales 'near crisis'

Image copyright Getty Images Children’s services in Wales are nearly “at crisis point”, according to the body that represents councils. The latest figures show that there has been a 149% increase in the number of court applications to remove children into care over the last nine years. The Welsh Local …

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