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The 15 most stunning places in the UK outside of London, according to Instagram

Whether you live in the UK or are planning your first trip, it can be easy to go back to the same London-centric spots when you're looking for a day …

Scotland

Malusi Gigaba Moves On Pravin's People At Treasury

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has moved on his predecessor Pravin Gordhan's people and removed three senior staffers at National Treasury from their …

South Africa

INTERVIEW: How corruption busters could prevent Treasury capture

Cape Town – National Treasury’s tech-savvy chief procurement office could become a major stumbling block in any attempt to capture Treasury for …

South Africa

This 'Star Trek'-like headset helps the legally blind see again

Almost like the VISOR in 'Star Trek,' the eSight 3 lets low vision wearers do almost anything, from reading a menu to playing basketball.<p><i>This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community.</i><p>Yvonne Felix is walking toward me wearing a …

Star Trek

Race hate crime on UK railways soared after Brexit vote, figures show

British Transport police recorded 119 suspected incidents in fortnight after EU poll, up 57% on previous two weeks<p>The number of suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply following the EU referendum, figures show.<p>In the fortnight after the vote, British Transport police (BTP) …

United Kingdom

Jupiter Puts on a Light Show For Juno

Magnificent auroras light up the Jovian atmosphere as the spacecraft prepares to enter the planet’s orbit.<p>Jupiter boasts some of the most spectacular auroras in the solar system—vast, super-energetic fields of light that are permanently on display and bigger than planet Earth.<p>Lately, scientists …

Astronomy
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Northern Ireland gets health minister who opposes abortion for raped women

Jim Wells, who says rape victims should offer child for adoption, joined by fellow DUP minister pushing creationism in schools<p>Northern Ireland’s new health minister is a Democratic Unionist party assembly member who believes that women made pregnant through rape should not be allowed an …

Stay-at-home mothers 'have the most worthwhile lives'

Official 'well-being' index shows those who do not work because they are caring for children or loved-ones have strongest belief that their life is 'worthwhile'<p>Mothers who have put their career aside to care for their children have a stronger sense that their lives are “worthwhile” than the rest of …

All schools 'should run a longer day' to benefit poor pupils

The Department for Education tells all state schools in England to consider running a longer day, saying head teachers should put pupils' education before "tradition"<p>Schools should run a longer day to prevent pupils from working-class white families falling behind their peers, according to the …

Body image drags English girls down world happiness league

British children less satisfied with life than counterparts in developing countries, according to the global 'well-being' chart published by the Children’s Society<p>Children in England are among the least happy in the world, according to a major international study showing that one in five …

South Korea

Offer sex education to all children from age of seven, Lib Dems say

David Laws, the Liberal Democrat schools minister, says all primary and secondary schools should be required to offer sex education<p>All schoolchildren from the age of seven should be offered sex education lessons to help them make “informed decisions” as they grow up, the Liberal Democrats have said.<p>…

Education

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This stylish and beautiful slippers bunnies look funny and a bit childish, which gives a special tenderness home image.<p>Tutorial …

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This Starburst Crown Braid is pretty. It’s perfect for a special occasion and your little one will feel like a real princess wearing it!<p>Tutorial …

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GCSEs and A-levels reformed 'to prepare pupils for life'

New GCSEs and A-levels are published by the Department for Education, including a requirement to study health statistics in maths and more fieldwork in geography<p>GCSEs and A-levels will be overhauled with a greater focus on developing the higher level skills that teenagers need at university and in …

Computer Science

5 things you might not know about Prince George

Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton. The baby is third in line to the British throne, behind his father and his grandfather, Prince Charles.<p>Ahead of …

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Lynton Crosby says David Cameron has God on his side

Lynton Crosby, David Cameron's political strategist, says the Prime Minister has 'God on his side'<p>Although Alastair Campbell was adamant that Tony Blair “didn’t do God” while he was in Downing Street, David Cameron has been cheerfully speaking up for the Christian faith, saying that the nation …

Downing Street