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The South London academy with Mandarin on the agenda

With a major shift towards teaching Mandarin in UK schools, Harris Academy South Norwood demonstrates how it can be incorporated into the curriculum<p>Last year, the Department for Education signalled a major expansion of Mandarin lessons in state funded schools. The main aims of the initiative …

Language Learning

With CEO shakeup, Twitter under pressure to please advertisers | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after this week’s management shakeup - helping disaffected advertisers connect with users.<p>The Twitter logo is shown at its corporate headquarters in …

San Francisco

David Cameron: British bill of rights will 'safeguard legacy' of Magna Carta

Prime minister to defend scrapping of Human Rights Act on 800th anniversary of charter’s signing<p>The Conservative commitment to break the link between the British courts and the European court of human rights (ECHR) by scrapping the Human Rights Act and replacing it with a British bill of rights …

Human Rights

Conservatives Want Britain To Leave Europe Even If It Costs London £26 Billion

He took that position despite a report from his own economic advisors, which is expected to estimate that £26 billion could be wiped off London's GDP by 2034 if the U.K. leaves Europe, according to the Guardian.<p>Johnson, widely expected to stand as a Conservative MP in a general election next year, …

Europe

LUBS Study Abroad: Study Asia

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Co-Op Group to sell farms business for 249 million pounds | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The Co-operative Group (42TE.L) said on Monday it had agreed to sell its farms business to charitable body the Wellcome Trust for 249 million pounds.<p>A pedestrian passes a Co-operative retail store in east London, April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville<p>“The sale reflects The …