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Famous rallying speech by feminist leader Millicent Fawcett was never made, says new book
Her quote ‘Courage calls to courage everywhere’ has been taken out of context, claims professor

Donna Ferguson

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Greenhouse effect: Palms and lavender replace hollyhocks in British gardens
As the British climate warms, gardeners are opting for non-native, drought-resistant plants that like it hot

Donna Ferguson

08, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Why teachers quit: ‘I have friends up north who can’t afford their heating bill’
Matthew Roberts, who wrote a play about the stresses of teaching, says he understands why people are leaving the profession

Donna Ferguson

07, May, 2022 @12:35 PM

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A fresh approach: cut food bills by growing your own fruit and veg
Expert tips on what to plant, the expensive mistakes to avoid and the joy of bartering with gardeners

Donna Ferguson

07, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Life in lockdown held back progress of under-fives
Early learning suffered as parents talked and read less to children in 2021, new National Literacy Trust study shows

Donna Ferguson

24, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Story of Henry VIII’s Black trumpeter to be told at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool
Musician was one of the first people of African descent to have visual and written record in Britain

Donna Ferguson

20, Apr, 2022 @2:20 PM

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Mary Bousted on Tory education: ‘To destroy children’s hope is wicked. We do it on a grand scale’
The co-head of the National Education Union is banking on her new book to spark a debate on how to empower and retain teachers – and give children a chance

Donna Ferguson

09, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Shoppers shocked as supermarkets’ online prices jump after ordering
At some big chains’ sites, the cost shown when you check out is a ‘guide price’ that may change later

Donna Ferguson

09, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Medieval Cambridge colleges demanded their rent in saffron
‘Red gold’, which was thought to ward off the plague as well as adding flavour to food, was so prized it was used as a currency, research reveals

Donna Ferguson

03, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Covid lockdown dreams reflected our claustrophobia and lack of control
From the scary to the truly weird, our nights were full of apt visions in the early days of the pandemic, a study at University College London found

Donna Ferguson

03, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Building work: how to avoid driving your neighbours up the wall
Carrying out home renovations can disrupt those living around you, so build on a solid foundation

Donna Ferguson

02, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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How UK shoppers can buy beautifully ethical flowers
British-grown blooms have a lower carbon footprint, and plastic-free delivery is now an option

Rupert Jones and Donna Ferguson

22, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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