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25 July 2014 Last updated at 09:03

White teens least university applicationsGraduation

University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.


Young person drinking alcoholFewer young smokers and drinkers

Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.

US Senator John Walsh of Montana walks through the US Capitol building.Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race

The New York Times reports that US Senator John Walsh duplicated numerous passages in his 2007 Army War College master's thesis. The news could hamper Democratic hopes of keeping control of the Senate.

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