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UK industrial production shrank in 2015 | Business | The Guardian

The #manufacturing sector experienced a further fall from an already weak November, while mining and quarrying also dropped, fuelling concerns that the slowdown in the US and turmoil on global markets is undermining confidence across… Read More

education

Britain’s comprehensive schools are being wiped out. Here’s how it’s being done | Lola Okolosie | Opinion | The Guardian

We are now only six weeks in to 2016, and in that time the #schools inspectorate, Ofsted, has publicly rebuked academies three times. Admittedly, this has been much in the manner of a parent trying… Read More

primary results

New Hampshire Primary: Results Expose Republican Divide

With nearly half of New Hampshire precincts reporting, Trump had 34% of the vote, enough to easily beat a closely bunched group of better-seasoned rivals: Ohio Governor John Kasich, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, former Florida… Read More

cameron mother

(Do not vex Mum!) David Cameron’s mother signs petition against cuts to children’s services | Politics | The Guardian

Mary Cameron, who is 81 and served for years as a magistrate, confirmed to the Daily Mirror that she had signed a petition battling to save children’s centres designated for closure by the Conservative-run Oxfordshire… Read More

cameron on eu

David Cameron: EU membership gives UK information on terrorists | Politics | The Guardian

The remarks by the prime minister came hours after Downing Street warned that thousands of refugees could cross the Channel overnight and claim asylum in southern England in the event of a UK exit.  … Read More