Greening: act now for Syrian children

International donors must deliver on their promises and not forget the millions of children traumatised by the Syrian conflict who continue to need support, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has warned. The UK is convening a high level summit in Washington DC tomorrow to underline the critical need for renewed...
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UK- Immigration fees: 2014 to 2015

The government has introduced new fees for visas, immigration and nationality applications, and associated premium services. The changes are equivalent to a 4% rise for most fees, including the short-term visitor visa and most work, study and settlement applications. Targeted increases have also been made to other specific categories. These...
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Shrien Dewani Extradited To South Africa

A British man suspected of arranging the murder of his new wife on honeymoon in South Africa has been extradited to face trial. Shrien Dewani was taken from Fromeside Hospital to Bristol Airport accompanied by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Extradition Unit. Officers were met at the airport...
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School’s Bid To Stop Student Being Deported

Student Yashika Bageerathi’s school is making a last-ditch appeal to stop her being deported from Britain to Mauritius later today. The 19-year-old has been told she will fly back to the Indian Ocean island at 5pm on Mother’s Day without her family. Oasis Academy Hadley school in Enfield, north London,...
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Britain builds a new generation of global entrepreneurs

Britain’s most promising young entrepreneurs will learn vital commercial skills while working in developing countries under an innovative new volunteering programme announced today by International Development Secretary Justine Greening. Volunteers will build business skills, confidence and knowledge of overseas markets so they can return home to become the entrepreneurs and...
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