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- Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity…
- Bigger share of aid budget for education, say MPs
Education should receive a bigger share of the UK's overseas aid budget, says a report from MPs.
- Pregnant at 14: 'I proved myself by getting good GCSEs'
Alex, now 19, says she has a good life - but would she want the same for her own daughter?
- Review recommends student income of £8,100 a year
The findings of a major review into what financial support is available for students across Scotland…
- Childcare website glitch leaves families struggling
One family is having to rely on using credit cards to put food on the table and make ends meet.
- Pupils hijab questioning 'ludicrous'
Campaigners condemn Ofsted decision to ask girls in primary schools why they wear the headcsarf.
- Smacking has no place in modern Wales, says minister
As Wales marks Universal Children's Day, a minister says smacking can no longer be accepted.
- Universal Credit: Christmas fear
People who work and are paid weekly may miss out in December because of the way it is calculated.
- St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns
Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.
- The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.
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