Peru, Ecuador and Costa Rica are the first countries in South and Central America that people plan to visit after the pandemic, drawn to the great wealth of challenging mountain treks, lush green jungle and pristine beaches. … [Read more...] about Travellers name the ONE place they’d visit in the world if they could go right now – so is your dream location on the list?
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67. 13 Reasons Why It is the story of a young high school student as she descends into despair brought on by betrayal and bullying, culminating with her suicide. She details the thirteen reasons why she was driven to take her life in an audio diary which is mailed to a friend two weeks after her death. … [Read more...] about The 80 best Netflix series and TV shows to watch right now
Rachel Hewitt, director of policy and advocacy at the Higher Education Policy Institute, believes university admissions officers and UCAS will receive more calls from students "than ever before" following the last-minute decision to allow English students to use mock grades if they appeal. … [Read more...] about A-level results day 2020: More A and A*s awarded in a DECADE after grade fiasco & 2.9% MORE off to uni this year
The rules cost the airline industry millions each year in training, technology, staffing and sanctions, but it is passengers who pay the ultimate price. Those denied boarding because of doubts over their paperwork may not be entitled to claim statutory compensation from the airline, even if it made the wrong decision. A disproportionate number of those passengers are ethnic minority immigrants who face losing the cost of a holiday because airline staff are left to police borders. Ali Nazari (not his real name) and his British wife were deprived of a holiday in Austria when easyJet refused to let him board, insisting he needed a visa to travel within the EU. The marine engineer holds a residence permit and a visa is not required in his case. … [Read more...] about Barred from flying from a British airport – over a visa he didn’t need
Farieissia Martin was 22 when she was convicted of the murder of Kyle Farrell in 2015, and sentenced to 13 years in prison. Martin, who at the time had two small children with Farrell, grabbed a knife when he tried to strangle her. Farrell’s violence often left Martin in fear of her life, but she too was frightened to call the police in case social services became involved and removed her children. Farrell’s history of violence was not adequately explored during the trial. Justice for Women is campaigning for the case to go to appeal, on the grounds that the evidence of domestic violence was not afforded enough significance during the trial. … [Read more...] about Women who kill their partners are still being treated differently to men