Tag Archives: The Guardian

Man hurt helping Finland attack victims says he is not a hero

Finland Hassan Zubier, British paramedic living in Sweden, says he was stabbed as he tried to help people following incident in Turku <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Hassan Zubier: ‘I did what I was trained for. I did my best and more.’ Photograph: Lehtikuva/Reuters Finland Man hurt helping Finland attack victims says he is not a hero Hassan Zubier, British ...

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Cambridge University Press censorship 'exposes Xi Jinping's authoritarian shift'

Cambridge Editor of censored journal says China’s president is far less pragmatic about dissenting views than his predecessors, as some academics vow to boycott CUP <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> A general view of King’s College Chapel, Cambridge. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Cambridge Cambridge University Press censorship ‘exposes Xi Jinping’s authoritarian shift’ Editor of censored journal says China’s president is far ...

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Collapse at Nottingham car park leaves vehicles dangling

Nottingham Part of wall and floor fall away at Mount Street NCP car park in the early hours but no cars damaged and no one hurt <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Nottingham City car park after the partial collapse, which happened at about 4am on Saturday morning. Photograph: Alexander Btriion/PA Nottingham Collapse at Nottingham car park leaves vehicles dangling Part ...

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Ex-legal chief attacks Theresa May’s ‘foolish’ claim on European court of justice

Brexit The Observer Doubts cast over Brexit red line as cabinet prepares to reveal more of its thinking this week <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Theresa May has repeatedly said that the UK will break free of the ECJ and leave its jurisdiction on the day of Brexit. Photograph: Reuters Brexit The Observer Ex-legal chief attacks Theresa May’s ‘foolish’ claim ...

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School exclusion ‘linked to long-term mental health problems’ – study

Pupil behaviour The Observer Research shows that exclusions can amplify pupils’ psychological distress and encourage behaviour it intends to punish <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Katie Jarvis as excluded pupil Mia in Fish Tank. Photograph: Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar Pupil behaviour The Observer School exclusion ‘linked to long-term mental health problems’ – study Research shows that exclusions can amplify pupils’ psychological distress ...

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Home Office used charity data map to deport rough sleepers

Immigration and asylum The Observer Emails show that deal with Greater London Authority helped it target homeless EU nationals for removal <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Charities say data collected to help charities identify vulnerable individuals was used against them by the Home Office. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images Immigration and asylum The Observer Home Office used charity data map to ...

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Rotherham split over Sarah Champion’s Sun article about sex abuse

Rotherham The Observer While some applaud her for speaking out, the town’s sizeable Pakistani community feels betrayed by their MP <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Sarah Champion resigned as shadow equalities minister. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Rotherham The Observer Rotherham split over Sarah Champion’s Sun article about sex abuse While some applaud her for speaking out, the town’s ...

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Britain’s seabird colonies face catastrophe as warming waters disrupt their food supply

Birds The Observer Populations of gannets, puffins and other marine birds are in freefall, but a crucial scientific study to pinpoint the causes is being blocked, say experts <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Kittiwake numbers have suffered devastating losses along the British coastline. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Birds The Observer Britain’s seabird colonies face catastrophe as warming waters disrupt their ...

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Frenzied battle to snare students as universities fight for survival

Higher education The Observer Predictions that some institutions will collapse amid ‘toughest ever’ competition for applicants <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> University clearing under way at London South Bank University’s call centre. Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer Higher education The Observer Frenzied battle to snare students as universities fight for survival Predictions that some institutions will collapse amid ‘toughest ...

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UK rail fare rise ‘will force key workers to quit city jobs’

Rail fares The Observer Cost of commuting unfairly penalises public sector staff and part-time workers, warns union <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Regulated fares are to rise by 3.6% in January, in the biggest increase in five years. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Rail fares The Observer UK rail fare rise ‘will force key workers to quit city jobs’ Cost of commuting ...

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