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Professors refuse to give the government information on Brexit lessons

Professors refuse to give the government information on Brexit lessons

Society
Academics refuse to give Government information on what they are teaching students about Brexit. Academics sent out a petition to the Minister of State for Universities after Tory MP and government whip Chris Heaton-Harris asked all UK universities for a list of teachers’ names who teach about Brexit, as well as for details about what is being taught. After receiving the enquiry in a letter addressed by the House of Commons, Prof. Brooks, the Dean of Durham Law School, decided to start a petition and managed to gather nearly 2,4000 signatures within a week. He was concerned that “while all North East universities quickly refused to provide the information” others would feel obliged to respond to the MP’s request, declared on the Chronicle Live. https://twitter.com/thom_brooks/s
In Pictures: London’s Million Mask March

In Pictures: London’s Million Mask March

News, UK
Thousands of masked Guy Fawkes protesters gathered at Trafalgar Square on Bonfire night to march on the Houses of Parliament in the annual Million Mask March, organised by the hacktivist group Anonymous. People from all around the UK protested against the government’s austerity cuts and increased state surveillance. Words and photos: Mariya Savova, Subeditor: Isabella Ellis Over fears that the annual Million Mask March will turn violent, Scotland Yard deployed thousands of extra police officers. The Met's fears were justified. What started off as a peaceful demonstration, soon turned into chaos as protesters clashed with police. Marchers were injured, a patrol car was torched and its windscreen was smashed, six police horses were hurt and three officers were sent in hospital as a r
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