Young people in the UK are highly skeptical about advancement being a reality, according to a survey from the relaunched Social Mobility Commission.
Young highly skeptical of UK social mobility
Students often end up making lifelong friendships with the fellow "freshers" they find themselves placed next to in their accommodation – but what determines who lives alongside each other?
University friends: By chance or by design?
Singapore charged two Chinese migrant workers for demanding bribes as small as S$1 (73 US cents), its anti-graft authority said on Tuesday, stressing that the financial hub known for its clean image will not tolerate corruption no matter how small.
Singapore charges two Chinese workers over 'one-dollar bribes'
An announcement today could affect the future of the student loans system in the UK.
Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?
More than 24,000 people in Britain will spend the festive period sleeping rough or in cars, trains, buses or tents, according to new estimates that throw light on the scale of so-called “hidden” homelessness.
24,000 sleeping rough or on public transport in UK, charity says
The Samaritans expects to receive hundreds of thousands of calls over the festive period, with figures revealing that one in three people who contacted the British charity on Christmas Day last year were seeking help with loneliness.
British charity anticipates hundreds of thousands of calls for help during festive period
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said that eliminating poverty, the number one goal of the UN Millennium Development Goals, had been achieved thanks to the development of China.
Ban: UN poverty reduction goals achieved thanks to China
A surge in the supply of pure cocaine to Europe has led to a rise in drug-related murders as new criminal gangs muscle into a market previously dominated by the mafia, the EU drugs agency European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said.
New gangs 'Uberize' Europe's cocaine supply, bring more violence
Sweden said Wednesday it was freezing its support to United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) until its executive director is removed, after an expert report blasted the agency’s leadership for systematically failing to address bullying, abuse and sexual harassment.
Sweden freezes support to UNAIDS until leader removed

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