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Malaysia's Mahathir hopes to get back lost 1MDB funds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYoung voter: “We see him like a grandfather” Malaysia’s new prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has said he believes most of the money missing in a notorious corruption scandal can be returned. The row over the 1Malaysian Development Berhad (1MDB) state investment fund …

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Pence calls on Mueller to wrap up' Russia probe

Image copyright Reuters US Vice-President Mike Pence has urged special counsel Robert Mueller to “wrap up” his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He said the White House has “fully co-operated” with the probe, which is looking at whether US President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia. …

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How to lose the Sats stress

Image copyright Brockhurst Primary school It’s exam time in primary schools across England. Years Two and Six are taking national curriculum tests, which cover reading, arithmetic, spelling, grammar and punctuation. If you have children taking them, you will know how stressful it can be. But a school in Hampshire has …

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Macron to appear in French 'road movie' at Cannes festival

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Macron (R) and Daniel Cohn-Bendit are both staunchly pro-EU French President Emmanuel Macron’s enthusiasm for acting dates back to his school days – and next week he will appear in a Cannes Film Festival movie. The 90-minute French road movie La Travers√©e (The Crossing) …

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Primary school children 'sent to school wearing nappies'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Councillor Collette Finnegan said some pupils were sent to school in a nappy on a daily basis Children are being sent to primary school wearing nappies because parents “cannot be bothered” to toilet train them, a community nurse claims. Councillors have been told some …

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Call for new Oxbridge colleges for disadvantaged students

Image copyright Getty Images A new generation of Oxford and Cambridge colleges should be opened to create more places for disadvantaged youngsters, says a report into widening access to university. The Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi) has published ideas from MPs, think tanks and academics to make university more inclusive. …

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David Goodall: Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDavid Goodall, 104, sets out his reasons for travelling to Switzerland to voluntarily end his life Scientist David Goodall, 104, has died after choosing to end his life at a clinic in Switzerland, a right-to-die organisation says. The lauded ecologist and botanist, …

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Lower proof for misconduct claims, students say

Image copyright John Sutton/Geograph Pressure over the way Cambridge deals with sexual misconduct claims could lead to a lowering of the standard of proof for student disciplinary cases. Students complained in an open letter to university bosses that the current system “actively discourages” victims of sexual assault from coming forward. …

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