NHS student bursary cut 'reckless', unions say

Plans to scrap bursaries for student nurses and other NHS staff in England are reckless, unions and charities say. Ministers plan to overhaul the system in September 2017 and charge those studying to be front-line health workers for their degrees. But in a letter to the prime minister, more than 20 groups led by the…

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Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo misses from the spot for Portugal

Media playback is not supported on this device Cristiano Ronaldo misses the opportunity to put Portugal ahead against Group F opponents Austria, hitting the post from a penalty kick. Available to UK users only. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Football

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David Cameron: 'No turning back' on EU vote

The UK faces an “existential choice” in the EU referendum from which there would be “no turning back”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. Mr Cameron said choosing to leave the EU in Thursday’s vote would be a “big mistake” and lead to “debilitating uncertainty” for up to a decade. However Michael Gove told the…

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Poll tracker

Senior BBC political analyst Peter Barnes examines the latest poll trends. Polls displayed are the latest added, and the date displayed is last day of fieldwork. Read the full methodology App users: tap here to see the poll tracker. 18 June 2016: New batch of polls suggest result is in the balance A series of…

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Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal held – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty on the night he became his country’s record appearance holder as a hugely frustrating match for Portugal and their captain in Paris ended goalless to leave Group F wide open. Ronaldo struck the base of the post with his spot kick…

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Critic's Picks: The Pixar Filmography, Ranked

Courtesy of Disney Even in a filmography that has envisioned a rat’s culinary career and humanity’s post-Earth existence, Inside Out represents an astonishing work of imagination. And this one, which takes us inside a girl’s emotion-processing center, was unusually well suited to be one of those rare entertainments that actually help children understand something about…

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'Orange Is the New Black's' Laura Prepon on Alex's Harrowing Season 4 Experience: “She Really Needs Piper”

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the first eight episodes of Orange Is the New Black season four.] When Orange Is the New Black fans began binge-watching season four on Friday, they didn’t have to wait very long for answers on the fate of one of their favorite characters. When viewers last saw Alex Vause,…

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Lukaku double damages Republic's prospects – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium recorded their first win at Euro 2016 and damaged the Republic of Ireland’s chances of reaching the last 16. After a goalless opening half, Lukaku scored the Belgians’ first goal at the tournament with a neat finish from the edge of…

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Box Office: 'Finding Dory' Swims to Record $55M on Friday

Elsewhere, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart’s action comedy ‘Central Intelligence’ is on course for a $ 33 million-plus launch. Pixar and Disney’s animated sequel Finding Dory made a huge splash at the Friday box office, swimming to a record $ 55 million from 4,305 theaters for a projected weekend opening of $ 139 million. That…

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Brexit would make Britain like Guernsey, says French minister

Leaving the European Union would make the UK as significant as Guernsey, France’s economy minister has said. Emmanuel Macron told Le Monde newspaper that Britain would become “a little country on the world scale [that] would isolate itself… at Europe’s border”. He said the EU should send “a very firm message” about the consequences of…

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