The father of murder victim Clare Wood, says he's "elated" that women nationwide will be able to check their partner's criminal history.
"Clare's Law" is being rolled out nationwide. Since his daughter's death, Michael Brown has campaigned for greater protection for those at risk of domestic abuse.
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Students will be able to secure a degree within two years instead of three but the cost could be as much as £13,500 a year.
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The department store chain said nearly 400 jobs would be lost as it grapples with the pressures facing the retail sector.