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VIDEO: Nurseries 'not preparing children'

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:05
Too many nurseries are failing to ensure children are ready to learn when they get to primary school, Ofsted's chief inspector has said.
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Day in pictures: 3 April 2014

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:01
News photos from past 24 hours: 3 April
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The people who think Noah had albinism

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:01
The people who think Noah had albinism
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Forest confirm Pearce as manager

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:00
Stuart Pearce is confirmed as the new Nottingham Forest manager and will take over from caretaker boss Gary Brazil on 1 July.
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Minister backs plain cigarette packs

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:49
Public Health Minister Jane Ellison pushes ahead with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs in England.
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Rooney not world class - Barton

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:49
QPR midfielder Joey Barton says Manchester United's Wayne Rooney has failed to fulfil his potential to be a "world-class" player.
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999 calls up as pollution continues

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:40
High levels of air pollution are continuing to affect parts of the UK, as a rise in emergency calls over related health problems is reported.
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Clifford 'caring', says ex-mistress

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:32
Publicist Max Clifford is "very kind, very caring", a former employee who had an affair with him tells Southwark Crown Court.
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Amazon's 'dirty cloud' criticised

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:26
While Apple, Facebook and Google are praised for using green energy, Amazon still has a long way to go according to Greenpeace.
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VIDEO: Osborne 'vigilant' on debt

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:24
The Chancellor George Osborne has been defending his budget at the Treasury Select Committee, saying the government are concerned about household debt.
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Australia reach Women's T20 final

Thu, 2014-04-03 05:07
Holders Australia reach their third successive Women's World Twenty20 final with an eight-run victory over West Indies.
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Minister Miller ordered to apologise

Thu, 2014-04-03 04:52
The Commons Committee on Standards orders Culture Secretary Maria Miller to repay £5,800 expenses and apologise to MPs.
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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Clegg-Farage debate

Thu, 2014-04-03 04:40
Chris Mason reports on how the press viewed the BBC Clegg-Farage EU debate
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Nurseries 'not preparing children'

Thu, 2014-04-03 04:34
Ofsted's chief inspector warns that too many nurseries in England are failing to ensure that children are ready to learn when they reach school.
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