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Brian Cox urges BBC to do more to educate viewers

TV bosses are failing to take their responsibility to educate viewers seriously enough, Professor Brian Cox has warned.<p>The particle physicist and …

Education research in brief: exam inflation study, reading ability and more

<b>No evidence of fall in exam standards</b><p>The government's exam reforms, which were confirmed in the Queen's Speech this week, are unlikely to drive up …

What impact will the new teaching schools have on education?

For Notre Dame High in Sheffield, becoming a teaching school seemed the obvious next step. It could boast a history of outstanding verdicts from …

Conran imagines a digital camera with a retro spirit

A digital camera without a screen? In the second redesign of BBC Future’s Imagineering project, Conran senior designer Jared Mankelow imagines a snapper with old school features.<p>The cameras we click with got rid of the roll of film inside a long time ago – but their basic form has remained the same.<p>…

News 2050: ‘Hypersonic take-off’

What will be the headlines of the future?<p>As part of the BBC's What If? season of programmes, we commissioned a week of news reports that take a light-hearted look at the future.<p>In the fifth instalment, The first flights at six times the speed of sound mean London and Sydney are just a few hours …

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Review Round-Up

Apple releases iTunes 11.0.3 with new MiniPlayer, an improved Songs View, and multi-disc albums

Apple just released iTunes 11.0.3 with several new features including enhancements to the MiniPlayer, an improved Songs View, and multi-disc albums.<p>Apple’s new MiniPlayer, which it first introduced in iTunes 11, today gets a new “beautiful view that showcases your album artwork” as well as a …

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Manchester City ready to sign Isco from Malaga as Manuel Pellegrini edges closer to Etihad Stadium hot seat

Manchester City are aiming to complete a £17  million deal for Malaga winger Isco after moving closer to securing Manuel Pellegrini as successor to the sacked Roberto Mancini at the Etihad Stadium.<p>Although Malaga would not officially confirm reports in Spain on Wednesday that their 59-year-old …

Roberto Mancini may not have been 'nice' but it was his relationship with his Manchester City seniors that cost him

The stories leaking out of Manchester City have been universal in their tone: a lot of people at the club are relieved to see the back of Roberto Mancini.<p>One source talked of the players finally smiling at training, another of the sense of foreboding lifted from the offices and corridors. <b>Manchester</b> …

Dalai Lama perfect for Manchester City's holistic hot seat

As expressions of corporate vacuity go, Manchester City’s stated desire for a more “holistic” approach from their next manager is roughly on a par with former chief executive Garry Cook’s insistence upon a better “trajectory of points”.<p>We had ascribed that gaffe by Cook to his background as a Nike …

Staff exodus continues at City

Premier League: Manchester City staff clear-out continues after Mancini exit

Manchester City have confirmed the departure of five more members of staff following the sacking of Roberto Mancini.<p>Attilio Lombardo: Reserve team …

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Pellegrini silent on Man City link

Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini takes training as normal, amid growing speculation that he is set to sign a two-year deal with Manchester City - who sacked boss Roberto Mancini earlier this week - after the La Liga season ends on 1 June.<p>BBC Sport's Chris McLaughlin reports that although the …

Five signings that Pellegrini may want for Manchester City?

Manchester City: Patrick Vieira takes on new coaching role

<b>Patrick Vieira has been named head of the elite development squad at Manchester City as part of the club's restructuring of the coaching staff.</b><p>The former midfielder, 36, spent the last two years as the Premier League team's football development executive.<p>Vieira replaces Attilio Lombardo, who was …

Patrick Vieira named head coach of Manchester City's Elite Development Squad

Manchester City have appointed Patrick Vieira as head coach of the club's elite development squad.<p>The former City, Arsenal and France midfielder has …

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Vieira handed coaching role at City