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70,000 students call for compensation over UCU lecturer strike

Petitions demand pay-back for lost classes as university union nears action over pension plans Almost 70,000 students have signed petitions demanding compensation from their universities in the run-up to planned strike action by lecturers, starting this Thursday, which threatens to bring chaos to campuses for weeks. The University and College …

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Serena Williams: I almost died giving birth to my daughter

Grand slam champion says she was lucky to receive excellent care American says others are not so fortunate after giving birth Serena Williams has written about the complications surrounding the birth of her daughter in an article for CNN. The former world No1 had already revealed in an interview with …

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Chelsea v Barcelona: Champions League – live!

Updates from the first leg of the last-16 tie at Stamford Bridge Live scores: the goals from the games in the UK and Europe Send your thoughts to Scott.Murray@theguardian.com 7.50pm GMT 3 min: Suarez, Alba and Messi combine down the left. Suddenly Messi is sashaying into the Chelsea area. He …

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Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

Monarch watches Richard Quinn’s show and then presents him with British design award There are few people that can get the usually aloof fashion crowd giggling in a state of high excitement. But then there is only one Queen of England. Her Majesty was a surprise guest on Tuesday afternoon …

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