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Fewer students dropping out of university, figures show

Fewer students dropping out of university, figures show

Fewer students dropping out of university, figures show

24 February 2021

At some universities, more than a fifth of young UK full-time students did not continue into the 2019-20 academic year.


Gwyneth Paltrow’s Covid ‘healing’ methods spark NHS medical director response

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Covid ‘healing’ methods spark NHS medical director response

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Covid ‘healing’ methods spark NHS medical director response

24 February 2021

The Hollywood star-turned-lifestyle guru recently revealed she had Covid-19.


Health and care workers have ‘professional responsibility’ over vaccines – Van-Tam

Health and care workers have ‘professional responsibility’ over vaccines – Van-Tam

Health and care workers have ‘professional responsibility’ over vaccines – Van-Tam

24 February 2021

In a wide-ranging interview, Prof Van-Tam said he does not mind being called ‘JVT’ by Government ministers.


Rare mouse deer born at zoo weighing just 13 ounces

Rare mouse deer born at zoo weighing just 13 ounces

Rare mouse deer born at zoo weighing just 13 ounces

24 February 2021

Keepers at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire say the rare Javan chevrotain mouse deer calf is doing well.


Beatlemania on the syllabus for new Masters degree

Beatlemania on the syllabus for new Masters degree

Beatlemania on the syllabus for new Masters degree

24 February 2021

The MA will take in studies about the heritage, tourism and culture sectors as a whole, the University of Liverpool said.


Life in lockdown: How to make the most of your leftovers

Life in lockdown: How to make the most of your leftovers

Life in lockdown: How to make the most of your leftovers

24 February 2021

Chefs and health food experts explain how to make your food last longer.


Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows

Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows

Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows

24 February 2021

Researchers looked at how coronavirus behaves on three fabrics commonly used in the healthcare industry.


Rural users testing Elon Musk’s satellite broadband reveal ‘amazing’ improvement

Rural users testing Elon Musk’s satellite broadband reveal ‘amazing’ improvement

Rural users testing Elon Musk’s satellite broadband reveal ‘amazing’ improvement

24 February 2021

With more than 1,000 Starlink satellites now in orbit, dreams of rural areas receiving broadband speeds similar to cities could become a reality.


HS2 will not be a ‘rich man’s railway’

HS2 will not be a ‘rich man’s railway’

HS2 will not be a ‘rich man’s railway’

24 February 2021

Mark Thurston, chief executive of HS2 Ltd, said the ticketing structure will ensure trains can be used by ‘all working people’.


Heathrow warns further jobs could go without support after record £2bn loss

Heathrow warns further jobs could go without support after record £2bn loss

Heathrow warns further jobs could go without support after record £2bn loss

24 February 2021

The west London airport has already axed around 1,700 roles to cut costs amid the pandemic.


Tiger Woods ‘awake’ and ‘responsive’ after surgery on car crash leg injuries

Tiger Woods ‘awake’ and ‘responsive’ after surgery on car crash leg injuries

Tiger Woods ‘awake’ and ‘responsive’ after surgery on car crash leg injuries

24 February 2021

The 15-time major winner suffered ‘significant’ right leg injuries.


Lloyds profit drops by nearly three-quarters after Covid-19 hit

Lloyds profit drops by nearly three-quarters after Covid-19 hit

Lloyds profit drops by nearly three-quarters after Covid-19 hit

24 February 2021

The banking group took impairments of £4.2bn last year.


Demand for shepherd’s huts and cabins soars over lockdown

Demand for shepherd’s huts and cabins soars over lockdown

Demand for shepherd’s huts and cabins soars over lockdown

24 February 2021

People are looking to create home offices and glamping spots.


Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

24 February 2021

People thinking about taking the drugs should be ‘reassured’ by the finding, experts said.


Black cab rapist John Worboys to challenge sentence at Court of Appeal

Black cab rapist John Worboys to challenge sentence at Court of Appeal

Black cab rapist John Worboys to challenge sentence at Court of Appeal

24 February 2021

The 63-year-old is bringing an appeal against his life sentence with a minimum term of six years, imposed in December 2019.


Olympic athlete develops cycling glasses that allow riders to see behind them

Olympic athlete develops cycling glasses that allow riders to see behind them

Olympic athlete develops cycling glasses that allow riders to see behind them

24 February 2021

The glasses use two-part, angled lenses with semi-transparent mirrors.


People ‘put off seeking help’ for cancer symptoms during lockdown

People ‘put off seeking help’ for cancer symptoms during lockdown

People ‘put off seeking help’ for cancer symptoms during lockdown

24 February 2021

The Stay At Home messaging by the Government “sent a strong message to the public that cancer can wait”, one expert said.


Summer schools to help children catch up on lost learning

Summer schools to help children catch up on lost learning

Summer schools to help children catch up on lost learning

24 February 2021

The Prime Minister has pledged an extra £400 million of funding as part of the Government’s catch-up programme.


What the papers say – February 24

What the papers say – February 24

What the papers say – February 24

24 February 2021

Lockdown easing and Tiger Woods lead most of the nation’s front pages.


Duke of Edinburgh into his ninth day in hospital

Duke of Edinburgh into his ninth day in hospital

Duke of Edinburgh into his ninth day in hospital

24 February 2021

Buckingham Palace said Philip is not expected to leave hospital for several days.


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