28 August 2014 Last updated at 18:57

'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.


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Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in the country's east, while Nato says Russia has stepped up its arms supply to separatists.

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A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.

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English children are less happy and satisfied than youngsters in developing countries, a new survey suggests.

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