Stephen Hawking PhD readers crash Cambridge University website

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, written as a 24-year-old, was made available to the public on Monday.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 10:21 am

Public 'backs ban on long unpaid internships'

Most respondents to a survey said no-one should have to work for more than four weeks without pay.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 7:29 am

The children in care left without a school place

How some youngsters who are taken into care can be left out of the classroom.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 7:01 pm

Wales school cash reserves drop 'should ring alarm bells'

New figures suggest schools are using cash reserves to "plug" funding shortfalls, a union warns.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 8:53 am

10 fines at the dentist... that weren't fine

Getting a £100 fine at the dentist is distressing, particularly if it is believed to be in error, say patients.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 8:11 am

Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought

The extent to which the Home Counties professional classes dominate Oxbridge admissions is revealed.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 4:15 am

Grammar school A-level row head suspended

The head of a school where some pupils were stopped from taking A-levels, is suspended.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 9:58 am

'Hid in cupboard - we couldn't get our adopted son to school'

When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.

Posted on: 18 October 2017 | 8:20 pm

From torture victim to human rights student

A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada

Posted on: 17 October 2017 | 6:46 pm

'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'

A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.

Posted on: 17 October 2017 | 4:31 am

Transgender girl says it was change sex or die

Ellen - one of the first primary school children to transition in the UK - lets readers into her inner world.

Posted on: 15 October 2017 | 7:18 pm

Woodwork skills shortage prompts recruitment campaign

The British Woodworking Federation warns the lack of skilled joiners is stifling business growth.

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 5:03 am

Nine foster families to football pro

The heart warming story of a boy brought up in a home and the woman who cared for him.

Posted on: 11 October 2017 | 9:47 pm

Talking to children about sex and relationships

Social media and the ease of access to explicit material on the web means the tricky topic of sex is even more of a minefield for parents.

Posted on: 10 October 2017 | 7:02 pm

10 toughest places for girls to go to school

The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

Posted on: 10 October 2017 | 6:08 pm

I was an idiot, says excluded boy looking back

With 35 pupils being excluded every day, Ben tells how he went from an ugly statistic to reformed character.

Posted on: 9 October 2017 | 7:08 pm

'I married my train crush'

These commuters tied the knot after sharing the same carriage every day for nearly a year.

Posted on: 9 October 2017 | 9:10 am

Making waves: the urban schoolboy sailors

This summer they competed in the world's largest offshore race.

Posted on: 8 October 2017 | 6:14 pm

'I didn't say no, but I regret that'

A 24-year-old teacher's account of teenage sexual activity prompts many to share their concerns.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | 10:21 am

Girls go along with sex acts, says teacher

One young secondary school teacher is shocked by the stories she hears.

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | 7:10 pm

Deal nears for under-threat Hungary university

A university in Hungary under threat of being shut down says a US-brokered deal is approaching.

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | 8:49 am

Sent home

After Mohammed was excluded for bad behaviour, he was home-schooled - but it didn't work out.

Posted on: 3 October 2017 | 7:35 pm