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Universities 'more concerned about reputation than racism'

Image caption Ms Grant said the government and universities needed to do more to confront racism Universities are more concerned about their reputations than confronting the racist abuse of students, the National Union of Students president has said. Shakira Martin told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme she received calls from …

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Motherhood taboo

Most parents will acknowledge that children are hard work, but are likely to say the rewards outweigh the challenges. To feel differently is almost unspeakable, but there are women who regret having children. Three women tell the Victoria Derbyshire programme what it is like to secretly wish they had not …

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Australia ball-tampering bans are unfair, player union says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFrom ball-tampering to bans and tears: how Australia’s week evolved Cricket Australia should reconsider bans given to three Test cricketers involved in a ball-tampering scandal, the players’ union says. Former captain Steven Smith and batsmen David Warner and Cameron Bancroft apologised last …

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US immigration judges told to process 700 cases a year

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption About 600,000 people are waiting to have their immigration cases heard The US Justice Department is to impose quotas on immigration judges in an attempt to get cases processed faster, US media report. Judges will be told to get through at least 700 cases a …

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Who really came up with China's 'four new inventions'?

Image copyright AFP/Getty Claim: China invented high-speed rail, mobile payment, e-commerce, and bike-sharing. Reality Check verdict: China did not invent any of these technologies – but it has led the way in their widescale implementation. This is a claim that has repeatedly come up in Chinese state media since May …

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho was Winnie Mandela? South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81. She and her former husband Nelson Mandela, who were both jailed, were a symbol of the country’s anti-apartheid struggle for three decades. However, in …

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Syria war: Rebels 'begin leaving last Eastern Ghouta town'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some civilians were evacuated along with Faylaq al-Rahman fighters from Douma on Sunday The Syrian government appears poised to regain control of the last rebel-held town in the Eastern Ghouta region close to the capital Damascus. State media said the first members of the Jaysh …

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Israel scraps African migrant deportation plan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Plans for forced deportations of African asylum seekers sparked protests in Israel Israel has cancelled plans to deport migrants en masse to Africa after reaching a deal with the United Nations refugee agency. More than 16,000 asylum seekers will instead be resettled in Western countries, …

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