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Children from similar backgrounds and of similar abilities can end up with different prospects just because of where they were born and the quality of the school they attended, according to the watchdog's annual report.
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Bullough, 19, and Trowbridge, 20, admitted common assault and stealing an iPhone 4 and Acer laptop from Paul Page on Sunday, July 21. The pair pleaded not guilty to the more serious charge of robbery and Tessa Hingston, prosecuting, said they would not seek a trial.
IGNORING calls for hospital centralisation will cause vital services to collapse and create an 'un-met need' for life-saving treatments in Worcestershire, a top specialist has warned.
JACK Straw has defended plans to give MPs an 11 per cent pay rise of A 7,600 a year in 2015 as three colleagues pledged to give the extra to charity if re-elected.
Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell, 51, after being cleared of breaching health and safety laws in relation to a firework display held on the night of a motorway crash in which seven people died THE firework contractor in charge of a display held on the night of a motorway crash in which seven people, including a couple from Newport, died and ... (more)
Ilyas Ashar, who was jailed for 13 years for trafficking a deaf and mute girl into the UK to use as his servant, could have his "unduly lenient" sentence reviewed The sentence given to a pensioner for repeatedly raping a deaf and mute girl he trafficked into the UK to work as his domestic servant could be "unduly lenient", according to a Government ... (more)
Matthew Graham, 36, of Luther Street, Oxford admitted shoplifting meat worth A 19.92 from Sainsbury's in Westgate , Oxford on October 1. Fined A 50, a A 20 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.
Basildon Council planned to have builders working at The Triangle, in Langdon Hills, this month, but contractors have only been given the opportunity to bid for the work this week.
North Devon Journal list all of the local Health and Beauty spas and shops in the Barnstaple area.
A JEALOUS ex-boyfriend repeatedly stabbed his pregnant former partner in a "frenzied attack" as their terrified four-year-old son screamed at him to stop.
Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to see flood damage caused by the record tidal surge at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge.
JUST one flood alert remains in force in the region tonight as the clean-up operation continues.
Police are advising people to stay away from the popular beauty spot after the discovery by a member of the public at 12.25pm because of a strong odour of chemicals.
In this March 16, 2012 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, and Syracuse, N.Y., Mayor Stephanie Miner talk during a bill signing ceremony in the Red Room at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. A federal bankruptcy court s decision, Dec. 3, 2013 in Detroit to put a constitutionally protected public pension on the table for cuts means a major ... (more)
TEAM: From left, Andy Greenhouse, of Vosa; Jamie Colley, of Worcestershire Regulatory Services; Dave Roberts, Wychavon District Council environmental crime officer; Priya Bloor, of HM Revenue and Customs; and Sgt Helen Wain, of West Mercia Police.
AN axe-wielding passenger leapt out of a car and launched an attack on a van after he thought the driver had cut him up in a road rage incident, a court heard.