THE Government has been accused of a "significant cover-up" by refusing to release all documents relating to the controversial case of building workers arrested 40 years ago for going on strike.
Actor Ricky Tomlinson, pictured above, one of the workers imprisoned in 1973, joined politicians and union leaders in calling for action to tackle the "scandal".
The Royle Family star told a London press briefing that he felt "ill and angry" that some paperwork released to campaigners involved in the case was marked "top secret".
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Gove's plans to separate AS-levels from A-levels risks damaging a decade's worth of work to encourage more disadvantaged teenagers to study at Cambridge University, the prestigious institution has warned.
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The proposed major overhaul has been criticised as teenagers taking A-levels will no longer sit exams after one year.
Cambridge University said knowing the results of AS-levels was crucial in increasing the number of graduates from state schools.
A statement released by the institution read: "This change is unnecessary and, if implemented, will jeopardise over a decade's progress towards fairer access to the University of Cambridge."
ONE in four dogs is unhappy – or so their owners believe, owners, a new report suggests.
The study of 2,000 UK dog owners found that 22 per cent of their pets sleep in their owners' bed or bedroom, 10 per cent of dogs never socialise with other dogs, and 25 per cent of UK dogs have never eaten a bone.
The Healthy Happy Hound Report, commissioned by Butcher's Pet Care, also found that a worrying 24 per cent of man's best friends were classified by owners as unhappy – and a further one per cent as depressed.