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Run away girl complains about teacher’s paperwork burden

Megan Stammers, the teenage girl who ran away with her teacher, has admitted that life with the 30 year old hadn’t proved to be quite as she had imagined.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2012
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Alesha Dixon criticised for only giving ‘100% yes’ to Britain’s Got Talent contestant

Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon has been labelled ‘evil’ by viewers after sending 9-year-old singer Malakai Paul through to the next round with a mere ‘100% yes’.

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Posted: Apr 30th, 2012
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Scandal as Media Studies AS-level exam accidentally features basic numeracy question

The UK’s exam bodies were again under scrutiny after an AS Level Media Studies exam paper featured an ‘impossible’ question requiring basic knowledge of the 7 times tables. Instead of the planned question ‘Discuss the need for media regulation,’ students were asked to solve the equation 7y = 63.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2011
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Boffin rushed in by Police to explain new speeding rules.

Police forces have resorted to calling in an Oxford don to explain the mathematical formula behind new speeding guidelines.

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2011
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Channel 4 announce new digital Freeview Channels ‘E4 ÷ 2′, ‘-E4′, others

Channel 4 today unveiled a raft of new mathematically generated channels to complement the existing E4+1, which broadcasts E4 programmes an hour later than E4.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2010
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