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Jeremy Corbyn: Student debt write-off not a commitment

Jeremy Corbyn: Student debt write-off not a commitment 23 July 2017 From the section UK Politics Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he did not promise to write off all student debt while appealing to young voters during the general election. During the campaign, the Labour leader said he would “deal with” the issue of graduates burdened with debt since tuition fees rose to £9,000. He told the BBC he had never promised to abolish all debt as Labour “were unaware of the size of it at the time”. Tory MPs have accused him of misleading students and urged him to...

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Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga hurt in protest

Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga hurt in protest 23 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionViolinist Wuilly Arteaga playing the Venezuelan national anthem amid the protests in May A Venezuela violinist who has become a renowned presence at the front of the country’s anti-government protests has taken to hospital during the latest violent clashes in Caracas. Wuilly Arteaga is often seen playing his instrument among demonstrators. “Neither pellets nor marbles will stop us,” he wrote on Twitter, posting a video of his swollen, bandaged face. President Nicolás Maduro has...

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Justin Bieber banned from China for ‘bad behaviour’

Justin Bieber banned from China for ‘bad behaviour’ 21 July 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China, according to Beijing’s Culture Bureau. In a statement, the ministry said it was not appropriate to allow in entertainers who have engaged in “bad behaviour.” “Justin Bieber is a gifted singer, but he is also a controversial young foreign singer,” it added. The statement was issued in response to a question recently submitted by a user of the bureau’s website. “We hope that as Justin Bieber...

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