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‘Only two pages’ of Luxembourg PM’s university thesis were not plagiarised
Xavier Bettel admits dissertation ‘should have been done differently’ after investigation uncovers plagiarism

Jon Henley

27, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Former MasterChef contestant’s book pulled amid plagiarism accusations
Copies of Makan, a collection of Singaporean recipes by Elizabeth Haigh, have been withdrawn after suggestions that she ‘copied or paraphrased’ another author

Alison Flood

11, Oct, 2021 @3:30 PM

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The spy writer who held a grudge against Le Carré comes in from the cold
Willem Frederik Hermans thought the Briton’s famous book was based on his. Now one of his best works is coming out in the UK

Dalya Alberge

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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German politicians suffer higher degree of embarrassment from plagiarism than from sex scandals
Third minister in Angela Merkel’s administration falls foul of the country’s fixation on academic credentials

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

22, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Plagiarism, ‘book-stuffing’, clickfarms ... the rotten side of self-publishing
Scams are rife, particularly when some authors can rake in thousands each month – but high-profile victims of plagiarism warn ‘day of reckoning is coming’

Alison Flood

28, Mar, 2019 @12:49 PM

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Prize-nominated poet's debut cancelled as plagiarism accusations build
Several authors have accused Ailey O’Toole of using their poems to write her own, including the Pushcart-nominated Gun Metal

Alison Flood

06, Dec, 2018 @4:32 PM

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A level playing field for Oxford and Cambridge? | Letters
Letters: Bernie Evans and Ben Copsey say ‘transition programmes’ like Cambridge’s do little to address the systematic barriers to access suffered by students from ‘non-traditional’ backgrounds. Plus, Johnny Rich on ‘essay mills’


08, Oct, 2018 @5:26 PM

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You’re here to learn, not enjoy yourselves | Letters
Sans Forgetica is designed to help students remember, but you wouldn’t want to read a novel in the new font, says Nigel Harvey, while Katie Carter reckons on-the-spot oral exams would help stamp out plagiarism


07, Oct, 2018 @5:14 PM

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Spain's degree scandal shines light on its 'titulitis' epidemic
The prime minister is the latest politician to have his educational history scrutinised

Sam Jones in Madrid

14, Sep, 2018 @3:24 PM

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Academia is built on exploitation. We must break this vicious circle | Anonymous academic
What did I find when I joined a university? Poor mental health, huge workloads, ego-driven professors and rampant plagiarism

18, May, 2018 @6:30 AM

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The highest form of flattery? In praise of plagiarism
Echoes of Amélie in Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, traces of Nabokov in Kristen Roupenian’s Cat Person ... Where is the line between influence and plagiarism?

Jeremy Gavron

24, Feb, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Get Inspector Montalbano on to Guillermo del Toro’s case | Brief letters
Brief letters: Plato | The Shape of Water | John Harris | Blue notes | Guardian redesign | Ingvar Kamprad


29, Jan, 2018 @5:54 PM

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