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Zoomtown-on-Sea? The lure of a new life on the coast

22nd July 2021
Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.

Students offered cash to defer medical degree

22nd July 2021
Applicants offered free accommodation and £10,000 cash by Exeter University to defer until 2022.

'I thought rape isn't something that happens to men'

22nd July 2021
Support charities say male victims of sexual assault sometimes feel their experiences don't count.

Seaside poor health overlooked, warns Whitty

21st July 2021
Bad housing and deprivation are a toxic mix for health, says England's chief medical officer.

Almost a quarter of England's pupils out of school

20th July 2021
The "pingdemic" continues to affect schools and families with nearly 25% absent as the term ends.

Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s to get vaccine

19th July 2021
The vaccines minister says children at high risk from Covid will be offered the jab.

Covid: Home-education numbers rise by 75%

19th July 2021
"Covid anxiety" is among the explanations for the increasing popularity of out-of-school teaching.

Covid: Students' head concerned about mental health help

15th July 2021
A survey finds more than half of UK students feel universities and colleges have not supported them enough.

1.5m pupils out of school in England last week

13th July 2021
Numbers continue to rise for pupils missing school - both for Covid and non-Covid reasons.

School for Syrian children who know war planes but not shops

12th July 2021
Protecting education in international war zones is supported with £15.8m in UK aid funding.

Exams 2022: Students to get advance notice of topics

12th July 2021
A-levels and GCSEs in England next year will be adapted to take account of disruption in the pandemic.

Lockdown: 'Children behind in speech and understanding'

12th July 2021
Not being able to talk to friends and over-use of technology are two key factors, says charity.

University of Manchester remote learning plan criticised by students

7th July 2021
A University of Manchester plan to keep online lectures is criticised for offering no reduction in fees.


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