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School holiday fines: Parents hit by penalties rise 93%School holiday fines: Parents hit by penalties rise 93%

Nearly 223,000 fines were issued to parents in 2017-18 as schools clamped down on unauthorised absence.

PayPal urged to block essay firm cheatsPayPal urged to block essay firm cheats

Ministers call for payments companies to block essay writing firms, in a bid to beat university cheats.

LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classesLGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes

The move comes as a campaigner says some members of Birmingham's Muslim community feel "victimised".

Oxford teenager: 'I live in fear of knives'Oxford teenager: 'I live in fear of knives'

Teenagers tell of their first-hand knowledge of deadly crime.