From today's UK papers

July 10, 2001

Guardian

States such as Bangladesh that are the victims of climate change have a good case in law for suing polluters such as the United States for billions of dollars, law professor Andrew Strauss of the University of Delaware will tell a London conference today.

Daily Telegraph

Head teachers are to be given more powers to exclude violent and disruptive pupils, Estelle Morris, the education secretary, announced yesterday.

Sixth-formers have been overburdened by the demands of the new AS-level, the inquiry ordered by the government will report tomorrow.

Independent

A treasury minister was accused last night of misleading Parliament by "inventing" a report claiming the government's flagship Private Finance Initiative was a success.

The University of Warwick has announced it will reduce entry requirements for up to 150 candidates a year to encourage more pupils from low-achieving schools to enter higher education.

Miscellany

Race relations in Bradford are deteriorating, with communities increasingly isolated along racial lines and segregated schools fuelling the divisions, according to an official Bradford city council report. ( Independent, Guardian, Daily Telegraph )

Scientists in Melbourne are developing a technique that could help infertile men to become fathers by using cells taken from anywhere in the body without the need for sperm. ( Guardian, Daily Telegraph )

Sixth-formers miss more and more lessons due to mid-week hangovers, the head of an independent school has complained. ( Daily Telegraph, Times )

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