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29 August 2014 Last updated at 05:08

'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'Judges procession at Westminster marks start of legal year

The UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.


Maths'Three Rs' primary scores up sharply

There has been a rise in the percentage of primary pupils in England achieving the expected level in this year's Sats tests.

Liam ByrneLabour plans technical universities

Labour is calling for technical universities to be created as part of a blueprint for reshaping the higher education system to create a hi-tech, high-income economy.

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