New school league tables showing how many pupils win places at elite universities are "narrow and naïve", according to the Department for Education's former top civil servant.
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A senior journalist from The Sun and a civil servant were today charged in connection with allegations of illegal payments to public officials.
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The new Archbishop of Canterbury has taken control of his work diary after Lambeth Palace officials presented him with a...
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Sir Jeremy Heywood, Britain’s top civil servant, has been accused of “a crass attempt at sucking up to MPs” by...
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Patrick Nairne played a big role in the life of this country in the second half of the 20th century. Having served brilliantly during the War he joined the Admiralty after Oxford and stayed for more than 25 years. As a civil servant he held crucial positions in the Ministry of Defence and the Cabinet Office, and ended up as Permanent Secretary to what was then, in 1975, the...
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Whitehall mandarins are wasting three days a year simply waiting for their computers to boot up, a senior civil servant warned today.
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Helga Weiss, a Czech Jewish girl, was sent with her parents to the concentration camp at Terezin, a few days after her 12th birthday in 1941. She kept a diary, in words and pictures, and when she and her mother were sent on to Auschwitz in 1944, her uncle hid the diary in a brick wall for safekeeping. These are some of the pictures from her diary, which has only now been...
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69 years after Marine's death, WW2 Museum visitor sees his diary note: Return diary to her
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The deliciously camp black and white drama The Servant was scripted 50 years ago by Harold Pinter, just as the...
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The Servant is one of the great classics of British cinema - here we go behind the scenes to see how the film was made
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