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article 03 September 2015 UK, Syria
Aylan Kurdi
Aylan Kurdi: images that changed UK views on refugees?

The heart-breaking images of a Syrian toddler lying dead on a Turkish beach have reverberated around the world, but will they lead to a change in British attitudes towards the refugee crisis?

article 03 September 2015 UK, Syria
News
Refugee crisis: what should Britain do?

As Germany says it will take in 800,000 refugees this year and David Cameron faces criticism for his response to the crisis, what should Britain do?

post 03 September 2015
Read more on Liam's blog Earth from space: five stunning pictures

Recently, there have been some particularly striking images of earth from space. I've rounded up the best ones and explained what they are showing.

post 02 September 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Syria refugee crisis: Cameron resists calls for UK to take more asylum seekers

David Cameron has signalled he's not about to join any Europe-wide resettlement programme for refugees. He isn't about to risk inflaming domestic opinion by adding to Britain's population growth.

article 02 September 2015 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks returns as Murdoch newspaper chief

Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.

article 02 September 2015 UK
News
New free schools given go-ahead by government

Eighteen new free schools are announced by the government as it strives to meet a key election pledge to open 500 new premises.

article 02 September 2015 UK
News
Rise in number of zero-hours workers

The number of workers on zero-hours contracts increases by almost a fifth to 744,000, amid Labour claims that the government is allowing a culture of job insecurity to spread.

article 02 September 2015 UK
UK sexual health clinic apologises after email mishap
UK sexual health clinic apologises after email mistake

A leading sexual health clinic in London has apologised after an email mistake led to the disclosure of the names of about 780 patients who had attended HIV services.

article 02 September 2015 UK
News
'Refugees on train roofs' causes Eurostar disruption

Refugees climbing on top of trains at Calais on Tuesday night causes major travel disruption, leaving Eurostar passengers stranded.