When class sizes fall so does teachers’ pay

Image copyright Getty Images Making class sizes smaller sounds like a success story. But an international analysis of its impact shows unintended consequences – it often seems to mean lower

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Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms

Image copyright Getty Images Four in 10 private companies that have published their latest gender pay gap are reporting wider gaps than they did last year, according to BBC analysis.

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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

Image copyright MANDEL NGAN VIA GETTY IMAGES Image caption President Trump at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh in 2017 The US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power

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Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel fashion designer, dies aged 85

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKarl Lagerfeld often appeared at shows alongside his models Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died aged 85 in Paris following a

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UK employment hits another record high

Image copyright Getty Images The number of people in work in the UK has continued to climb, with a record 32.6 million employed between October and December, latest figures from

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‘People use storage for life events’

Anthony Paine started his online business Stashbee to connect people who need storage space with people who have space to spare. Initially, he thought it would be a simple “click

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How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

Image copyright Getty Images The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years – making us all a little poorer. Back in December 2015, £1

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Ren Zhengfei: Huawei’s reclusive founder

Image copyright AFP/Huawei Image caption Ren Zhengfei is one of China’s richest businessmen When Huawei’s founder and president Ren Zhengfei started his firm back in 1987 with just 21,000 yuan

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Honda set to close Swindon car plant

Image copyright Getty Images Japanese carmaker Honda set to announce closure of Swindon plant in 2022, putting 3,500 jobs at risk, sources say. The Japanese carmaker will shut the plant

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Train firms want overhaul of ticket system

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rail operators want fare regulations to change Traditional peak and off-peak rail fares face the axe under sweeping changes being proposed for the UK’s

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