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How Biden Plans to Tackle the $1.6 Trillion Student Loan Debt
More than 43 million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in federal student loans. WSJ’s Josh Mitchell explains how President-elect Joe Biden plans to help borrowers tackle that debt.
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How about this idea Socialist, Marxist, Commie joe. The ones that took out the loans pay them back and nothing added to the taxpayers and the ones who took responsibility and paid off their own loans.
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Met Police question man, ‘actively seek’ another after anti-lockdown protesters chase BBC journalist through London
London’s Metropolitan Police have questioned one man and are hunting a second after BBC Newsnight’s political editor Nicholas Watt was chased through the streets of the UK capit...
As a GP in the NHS I witnessed first-hand the catastrophic way Matt Hancock failed the old and vulnerable in care homes
The Health Secretary claims he “tried” to throw a protective ring around care homes but, from my experience in the early days of the pandemic, he couldn’t have come up with a mo...
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers...
Manchester’s top cop bans police from kneeling & wearing rainbow laces. No, it’s not racism or homophobia – it’s professionalism
The woke US gesture of taking the knee may have taken hold, but the new top cop of England’s second-largest force has banned police from virtue signalling, saying the public is ...
George Galloway: After Biden’s addled appearance at the G7, we can only hope he’s never left alone with the nuclear codes
The G7 was predictable theatre macabre, but the US president’s bewilderment and confusion – in stark contrast to the acuity of 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who is still very muc...
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
Covid jabs to become mandatory for care home staff in England
Exclusive: ministers considering extending compulsory vaccination measure to all NHS staff
Sadiq Khan claims 90,000 fans could attend Euro 2020 final at Wembley
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he is pushing for the government to allow a sell-out crowd of 90,000 fans at Wembley for the final of Euro 2020 next month.
Analysis: Boris Johnson's 'global Britain' needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal
The United Kingdom's first new trade deal since Brexit is a sobering reminder of the mammoth task it faces as it seeks to compensate for losing the economic benefits of EU membe...
Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated another $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to a range of charities.
Johnson’s former race adviser accuses Tories of inflaming culture wars
Exploiting division for electoral gain could spark another Stephen Lawrence or Jo Cox tragedy, Samuel Kasumu warns
What the letters in LGBTQ+ stand for
Acronyms such as LGBT+ and LGBTQ+ are commonplace, and you’ll see them used a lot this Pride Week.
Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of 'form of corruption' in report
The Metropolitan Police was institutionally corrupt in the way it concealed or denied its failings over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, a report has found.
Adult social care services face ‘deluge’ of requests for support
Care chiefs in England blame lack of government funding and resources for the strain to services
US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
Boris Johnson condemns 'disgraceful hounding' of BBC journalist
Boris Johnson has condemned as "disgraceful" footage of a journalist being abused by protesters.
Ex-BBC boss condemns Bashir deceit to land Diana interview
John Birt describes episode to MPs as ‘one of the biggest crimes in the history of broadcasting’
Queen meets Australian PM face-to-face after major Brexit trade deal
The Queen has welcomed the Australian prime minister to Windsor Castle for a private audience after he signed a breakthrough post-Brexit free trade deal with the UK.
GB News: Several brands pull advertising from news channel
Ikea, Octopus Energy, cider firm Kopparberg, and other brands have withdrawn advertising from GB News after the channel's launch on Sunday.
Hungary bans sharing content with children that promotes homosexuality
Hungarian MPs on Tuesday adopted a law banning any content portraying or "promoting" homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.
Ex-BBC boss Tony Hall: Wrong not to sack Bashir after Diana interview
A former BBC director general has said it was the "wrong judgement" in hindsight not to sack Martin Bashir over his behaviour in the run-up to his 1995 interview with Princess D...
Ofsted chief warns against victim blaming in ‘modesty’ shorts row
Amanda Spielman questioned by MPs about reports of primary school girls being told to wear shorts under skirts
15 powerful quotes from the LGBT community
For Pride Week, Metro.co.uk is celebrating the LGBT+ community through a series of articles.
Daniel Morgan report 'deeply alarming', says Patel
The Met Police has been accused of "institutional corruption" for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder.
Speaker makes peace with Johnson after furious rebuke over being ‘misled’
Lindsay Hoyle meets PM before Commons vote on keeping Covid restrictions after berating him over timing of announcement
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