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Why Maintenance Loans – Not Tuition Fees – Are The Real Financial Crisis For Students

Why Maintenance Loans – Not Tuition Fees – Are The Real Financial Crisis For Students

News July 10, 2017 at 5:23 pm

Tuition fees have become big news in recent weeks.

From Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to scrap them if he won the General Election to Damian Green’s call for a “national debate” on the issue, the controversial fees have been a hot …

Bovis Homes profits fall 3% as it sets aside £7m to compensate homebuyers angry at poorly-built homes

Bovis Homes profits fall 3% as it sets aside £7m to compensate homebuyers angry at poorly-built homes

Finance July 10, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Kent-based housebuilder Bovis Homes saw profits decline last year as it saw a spike in costs relating to remedial work and compensation for customers who complained about the poor quality of their homes.

The housebuilder said it had set aside …

Citigroup’s case for Canadian bank stocks. (Housing fears? Meh)

Citigroup’s case for Canadian bank stocks. (Housing fears? Meh)

News July 10, 2017 at 11:31 am

Briefing highlights

  • Citi boosts outlook for some banks
  • Global stock markets on the rise
  • New York poised to open higher
  • Canadian dollar at about 77.5 cents
  • Shorting of loonie continues to ease
  • What to expect from Poloz on Wednesday
  • What
‘He deserves a chance’: Charlie Gard’s parents fight to bring son to the U.S. for treatment

‘He deserves a chance’: Charlie Gard’s parents fight to bring son to the U.S. for treatment

Finance July 10, 2017 at 2:55 am

The parents of Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old British infant whose rare genetic condition has captured the world’s attention, said they want to move their son to a hospital in the United States, where he would receive experimental treatment.

Chris Gard …

Harry, Who? Christopher Nolan Had No Idea How Famous Harry Styles Was Till He Cast Him In ‘Dunkirk’

Harry, Who? Christopher Nolan Had No Idea How Famous Harry Styles Was Till He Cast Him In ‘Dunkirk’

News July 9, 2017 at 11:36 pm

Harry Styles, who?

The British singer, who reached the pinnacle of fame early in his life with boy band One Direction, is all geared up for his acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s new World War II suspense-thriller, Dunkirk. But while …

‘Shazam’ Movie Release Date Might Make Black Adam A Hero, Says The Rock

‘Shazam’ Movie Release Date Might Make Black Adam A Hero, Says The Rock

News July 9, 2017 at 8:12 pm

The upcoming Shazam release date could be doing something rarely seen in movies these days. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says that its villain, Black Adam, is actually a hero.

Technically, when it comes to good storytelling, the best villains are …

Martial: I love Manchester United and I want to stay

Martial: I love Manchester United and I want to stay

News July 9, 2017 at 5:10 pm

Anthony Martial has dismissed talk he could leave Manchester United, insisting he loves the club and wants to stay "for as long as possible".

The France international has been a peripheral figure under Jose Mourinho this season, starting just 10 …

Kenosha County sheriff seeks Waukegan link to body found near Lake Michigan

Kenosha County sheriff seeks Waukegan link to body found near Lake Michigan

News July 9, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Kenosha County authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a badly decomposed body found in late December along the shoreline of Lake Michigan in Somers, Wis., they believe has a connection to Waukegan.

At a news conference Tuesday, Kenosha …

SpaceX Cargo Craft Fails To Dock With Space Station, Will Try Again

SpaceX Cargo Craft Fails To Dock With Space Station, Will Try Again

News July 9, 2017 at 8:17 am

This is what failed to happen on Wednesday morning. In this image from April 17, 2015, a robotic arm on the International Space Station grasps a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship during docking.

Early Wednesday morning, a space capsule carrying 5,500 …

Fire destroys California homes as crews battle hot weather

Fire destroys California homes as crews battle hot weather

Finance July 9, 2017 at 2:44 am

OROVILLE, Calif. – A fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed 10 structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, fire officials said Saturday as blazes threatened homes around California during a heat wave.

The fire south of …