BBC – Education & Family News
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 01:56:15 +0000: Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high' - BBC News - Family & Education
A global study warns of rising levels of discontent with democracy, particularly in the UK and US.
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 01:53:40 +0000: Top universities to give more places to disadvantaged - BBC News - Family & Education
The admissions gap between wealthier and poorer students should half in five years, a watchdog says.
- Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:54:07 +0000: Wales to bring in smacking ban after assembly vote - BBC News - Family & Education
Wales becomes the second part of the UK to ban parents from smacking their children.
- Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:49:12 +0000: University of East Anglia pays data breach students £140k compensation - BBC News - Family & Education
Students' personal details, including information on health problems, were sent to 298 people.
- Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:05:15 +0000: New maths GCSE proposed for those in cycle of resits - BBC News - Family & Education
A new course should be bought in, focusing on "the maths needed for everyday life and work", a charity says.
World News International
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:27:56 +0000: Coronavirus: French Asians hit back at racism with 'I'm not a virus' - BBC News - Home
The coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan prompts French Asians to complain of a backlash against them.
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:27:14 +0000: Libya civil war: Macron accuses Erdogan of meddling in conflict - BBC News - Home
The French president's accusation comes weeks after world leaders pledged not to interfere in Libya.
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:09:36 +0000: World Athletics urged to ban 'neutral' Russian athletes - BBC News - Home
World Athletics is urged to expel Russia and ensure individuals do not get the chance to compete as 'neutral' athletes.
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:02:34 +0000: France to ban culling of unwanted male chicks by end of 2021 - BBC News - Home
Billions of unwanted male chicks are killed by poultry and egg producers around the world every year.
- Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:00:22 +0000: Lungs 'magically' heal damage from smoking - BBC News - Home
The effect has even been seen in people who had smoked for 40 years.
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