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Heathrow plans for third runway set to be approved by ministers

After years of arguments and delays the plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport are set to be approved by ministers.  This will be confirmed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, the Government is committed to the expansion and will present their proposals to the House of Commons for MPs to vote on later this month. Mr Grayling will also present

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MI5 to share sensitive information about up to 20,000 UK suspects

MI5 may share information of up to 20,000 UK suspects, after 5 terror attacks in the UK last year, as part of Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s new terror strategy.  The information of 20,000 suspects, believed to pose the biggest threat to the UK, will be handed to teachers, social workers and council staff. Following the London bridge attack in June last year

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School bans pencil cases to stop bullying

A Primary school in Blyth, Northumberland has banned pencil cases in an attempt to stop the stigma against poor families. The Head teacher of St Wilfrid’s, Pauline Johnstone, has said herself that the reason for the ban is “so there’s no comparison on the tables and children are learning”. Having worked with charity Children North East, the school started providing stationery  for students

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Who was on board Windrush?

Empire Windrush anchored at Tilbury Docks, carrying hundreds of passengers from the Caribbean (there were also Polish soldiers, people from Britain and members of the RAF) in search of a new life, to Essex, on 21st June 1948. Many came to the UK after hearing about the greater job opportunities, after the UK’s post-war labour shortage. 1,027 passengers, including two stowaways,

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Windrush Scandal

During the 1930s Empire Windrush, originally known as MV Monte Rosa, was a passenger liner and cruise ship launched in Germany. Now the Windrush generation, have been declared immigrants. Even those who have been living in London for 50 years are being denied NHS treatment, have lost their jobs and are being threatened with deportation due to their lack of

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Commonwealth Summit

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will take place on the 19 and 20th April. A meeting, that takes place every other year, during which the heads of governments from all Commonwealth nations (former British Colonies or dependencies of those colonies). The meeting is held in a different member state every two years. The Common wealth leaders will meet at Windsor

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