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United Kingdom university applications fall by 4%, Ucas figures show

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The number of English students applying across the United Kingdom has fallen by five per cent. They also come against a backdrop of increasing political pressure to debate changes to or the dropping of tuition fees. Dr Mark Corver, Ucas director of analysis and research, said: "Within the figures, there are contrasting trends". “How these trends translate into students at university and colleges will become clear over the next six weeks as applicants get their results and secure their ... Read More »

Theresa May: let me stay to seal Brexit deal

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May, who was in "complete shock", said "It took a few minutes for [the result] to sink in". The Prime Minister will talk about the past few months and her hopes for her Premiership. On Thursday, Jeremy Corbyn met with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, to represent the views of Labour voters in discussions with Michel Barnier. "But a Labour Brexit would look very different to the race-to-the-bottom tax haven backed by this Conservative Government", the left-winger said. Read More »

Les indemnités légales de licenciement devraient augmenter

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Muriel Pénicaud , qui s'exprimait dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi lors du débat sur le projet de loi d'habilitation à réformer le Code du travail par ordonnances à l'Assemblée nationale , "a annoncé l'engagement du gouvernement à augmenter les indemnités légales de licenciement pour tous les salariés", selon un communiqué de ses services. Read More »

Breakfast: Deshaun Watson wins ESPY

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He also earned a communication degree from Clemson in 2016. He won out over Wake Forest soccer player Ian Harkes, Kansas basketball playker Frank Mason, Maryland lacrosse player Matt Rambo and Penn State wrestler Zain Retherford. The No. 12 selection of the National Football League draft by the Houston Texans, Watson led Clemson to a 32-3 record in his career with the Tigers. Read More »

Two women shot and killed on Bed-Stuy street

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Police said a 21-year-old female was shot in the head, while a 29-year-old woman was shot in the back. The gunfire erupted behind a Gates Ave. building that is part of the Stuyvesant Gardens Houses at 9:30 p.m., authorities said. A nearby bodega worker told the NY Post , "I heard five shots". The 21-year-old was taken to Woodhull Hospital , where she was declared dead. "I didn't want to go outside". Read More »

DHS Secretary Warns DACA Might Not Survive In Court, Lawmakers Say

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President Donald Trump has already sketched out plans for a "merit-based" reform that could help raise the productivity and income of Americans, especially the four million young Americans who join the labor market each year. If Congress does not pass a bill to protect the program, he added, "they're leaving it in the hands of the courts to make a decision". Pro-American reformers said ending DACA can help the United States and immigrants' home countries. Read More »

Trump Jr. coordinating with Russian Intelligence?

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I'm just going to ignore the insults, because I don't think it gets us anywhere", Cooper replied. He then slammed the report, along with those about Donald Trump Jr .'s email release Tuesday about last year's meeting with the Russian operative, as "fake news". Read More »

25ème pays à adopter le mariage homosexuel — Malte

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Jusqu'en 2011, le divorce n'était pas autorisé sur cette île de 430.000 habitants. Malte est, par contre, beaucoup plus frileuse dans d'autres matières, comme le droit à l'avortement, toujours illégal. "Cela montre que notre démocratie et notre société ont atteint une certain degré de maturité et que nous pouvons tous dire que nous sommes égaux ", s'est-il réjoui après l'adoption de ce texte. Read More »

Hyundai i30 N hot hatchback launched

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The i30 N is Hyundai's first concerted effort to offer a bona-fide performance product, and is the culmination of years of intense development - including 10,000km of driving on the Nurburgring Nordschleife alone, plus a stint in wheel-to-wheel competition at the gruelling ADAC Nurburgring 24-hour. Read More »

Donald Trump defends daughter Ivanka for taking his place at G20 meet

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Trump and Abe committed, the White House said, "to redoubling their efforts to bring all nations together to show North Korea that there are consequences for its threatening and unlawful actions". Trump raised the issue of Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections and discussed plans for a cease-fire agreement in Syria. The event even included a highly-anticipated meeting between Vladimir Putin and Trump. Read More »

Lifetime National Park Service passes for seniors to increase in price

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The card hasn't increased in cost since 1994. Instead of buying the pass online , older people are encouraged to buy it at one of the parks instead. Until August 28, US citizens and permanent residents who are 62 years or older can purchase the lifetime Senior Pass for $10. Seniors who want to snag a low-priced lifetime pass to visit the national parks need to act quickly. Read More »

Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossed

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He was sentenced to 12 years in prison but allowed to remain free while his appeal was being considered. Accordingly, we are required to vacate the honest services fraud and extortion counts against Silver, as well as the money laundering count. Read More »

Solomon Nyantakyi confesses to murder of mother and sister

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Solomon was stopped in the Central Station in Milan early this morning by Police as he stepped off the train from Parma . The former football prodigy with Italian side Parma was the major suspect in the double murder of his mother and young sister who were killed by stabbing at home last night. Read More »

Paris Match magazine faces ban over publication of Nice attack images

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Victims' organizations denounced the photos as the Riviera city of Nice prepares for the Bastille Day fete and commemoration of those killed July 14, 2016, when a 19-ton truck barreled into celebrating crowds. A judge is to rule on the request at 2pm French time. An investigation is also underway over breach of confidentiality which will try to determine how Paris Match was able to get hold of the images. Read More »

AMD Announces Threadripper, Ryzen 3 Release Date and Price

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In terms of a direct comparison to AMD's Threadripper flagship, Intel's 16-core offering, the i9-7960X, runs to no less than $1,699 (around £1,315, AU$2,200). We already know that Threadripper's new TR4 socket will be absolutely enormous. The final question? Performance. AMD's Threadripper 1920X vs. Intel's Core i9-7900X in the Cinebench R15 benchmark. Read More »

Chief: Flooding in Burlington unprecedented

Cars drive through flood waters on Milwaukee Avenue Thursday morning near Miller Motors in Burlington. Officials have encouraged those living near the Fox River to evacuate. Highway 50 has not been closed due to Fox River flooding since April 19 2013, when the Fox reached creasted at 14.5 feet. Water began going over one of the bridges earlier Thursday, Anderson said. Read More »

Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir being observed today

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The joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has given a call for the march and observance of the martyrs day. Srinagar:A coalition partner in the Jammu and Kashmir government with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today stayed away from state function at Mazar-e-Shoudha in the downtown, where 22 Kashmiris killed during Dogra rule in police firing in 1931 outside the Central Jail, Srinagar, are laid to rest. Read More »