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Top earning uni boss paid £623,000

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:56
The highest paid university chief in the UK received a £623,000 salary and benefits package, new figures reveal.

'Bullied' whistle-blower sues for £1m

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:47
A whistle-blower says he was "harassed, threatened, undermined and belittled" after complaining about land deals overseen by Corby Borough Council.

Target to cut several thousand jobs

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:45
US retail giant Target plans to cut several thousand jobs as it tries to slash $2bn (£1.3bn) in costs over the next two years.

Is Turkey increasingly misogynistic?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:28
After the murder of a young Turkish woman generates massive protests, four expert witnesses discuss whether life is getting worse for women under President Erdogan.

The lessons from Russia's latest killing

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:28
The killing of Boris Nemtsov adds to the growing sense of unease about dark undercurrents in Russian politics, says Bridget Kendall.

Militants 'seize Libyan oil fields'

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:25
Islamist militants have seized two oil fields in central Libya, officials say, as rival factions reportedly carry out air strikes.

Australia economy grows 2.5% on year

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:24
Australia's economy grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, marking its slowest pace of annual growth last year.

Viewpoint: Why I loved Nemtsov

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
A murder in an atmosphere of hatred and intolerance

Striking gold with a hoard of lost property

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
The lost property shop stuffed with diamonds, bikes... and a leg

Why are UK petrol prices rising again?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
Why are petrol prices rising again?

Why has suicide declined among older people in the UK?

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:23
Why are fewer elderly people killing themselves in the UK?

Power plants paid to stay idle - MPs

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:08
The Energy and Climate Change Committee has warned that a government scheme to keep the lights on could lead to unnecessarily high energy costs.

MSPs to debate 'super ID database'

Tue, 2015-03-03 16:01
Plans for a new identity database will be debated in the Scottish Parliament amid civil liberty concerns.

Sherwood revels in first Villa win

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:47
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says his side are "still alive" in the relegation battle after beating West Brom.

Colombia holds Chinese arms ship

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:45
The Colombian authorities arrest the captain of a China-flagged ship on its way to Cuba with military material on board and no legal papers.

Sony VR helmet set for 2016 launch

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:44
Sony unveils an upgraded version of its PlayStation virtual reality helmet, which it says will go on sale in the first half of 2016.

Kew cuts 'a recipe for failure'

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:43
The government's financial management of Kew Gardens is a "recipe for failure", a Select Committee report warns.

University bosses earning £260,000

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:43
While university leaders want to keep £9,000 fees, a lecturers' union survey shows that vice-chancellors are earning up to £623,000 per year.

Adults get flu 'every five years'

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:42
Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.

Care workers 'being short changed'

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:42
Just one in seven councils in the UK is paying a "fair" price for home care for the elderly, according to a survey.

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