Brit WW2 veterans attend official service of remembrance at Bayeux Cemetery during D-Day 74th anniversary commemorations

They laid wreathes, saluted, then stood solemnly among the graves of thousands of Allied soldiers who perished in Normandy during the largest seaborne invasion in history. Around 156,000 troops from nations including the UK, France and US launched a combined naval, air and ground assault at dawn on June 6, 1944. The invasion weakened the Nazis' hold on Western Europe […]

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Currys ‘misled customers into buying costlier cables’

Currys ‘misled customers into buying costlier cables’ which make no difference to picture quality when plugged into a laptop The electrical retailer sells three options of one metre HDMI cables in store  They were priced at £39.99 for black, £59.99 for silver and £79.99 for gold    Sales assistants used false information to promote the more expensive cables Currys PC World is […]

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LSE gets lowest mark for teaching among the UK’s elite universities

LSE gets the lowest mark for teaching among the UK’s elite universities – lower than some former polytechnics London School of Economics regarded as one of the best in the world  Teaching rankings introduced amid fears universities focusing on research Last year LSE was bottom but didn’t enter rankings this year meaning still worst The university insisted that it has […]

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Only ten per cent of knife robberies in London were solved last year

Data from the Metropolitan Police showed a slump in the so-called sanction-detection rate for those crimes since 2015. These are cases that result in some form of sanction for example a charge, summons, caution, penalty notice or the offence being taken into consideration when a defender is sentenced. During a meeting of the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee on […]

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