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Headteacher defends plan for free ‘Etons of the north’ sixth forms

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The headteacher of Eton college has said its plans to open three “Etons of the north” in deprived areas of England would not “cream off the bright kids” from local schools, amid concern from educators. The world’s mos...

Brooklyn Nets add sixth All-Star to roster with LaMarcus Aldridge signing

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LaMarcus Aldridge plans to sign with the Brooklyn Nets for the remainder of the season, a person with knowledge of the details said Saturday. After reaching a buyout agreement with the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, t...

Sixth person dies after shooting involving former NFL player Phillip Adams

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A sixth person has died after being shot by a former NFL player at a South Carolina home last Wednesday. Robert Shook, a 38-year-old air conditioning technician, was shot in the driveway of the Rock Hill, South Caroli...

Yankees’ Corey Kluber silences Rangers for MLB’s sixth no-hitter this season

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Corey Kluber threw the the major leagues’ sixth no-hitter this season and second in two nights, leading the New York Yankees over the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night. The 35-year-old right-hander, nicknamed Klubo...

Taliban capture sixth provincial capital in northern Afghanistan

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The Taliban captured another provincial capital on Monday and were pressing on the biggest city in the region, Mazar-i-Sharif, following a stunning weekend offensive that has seen the insurgents overrun a series of ur...

Cockroft breaks T34 100m world record to claim sixth Paralympic gold

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British wheelchair star Hannah Cockroft picked up the sixth gold medal of her illustrious Paralympic career by powering to T34 100 victory in a world-record time of 16.39sec. The 29-year-old lowered her own global bes...

Lesotho murder rate ranked sixth worst in world as judicial system breaks down

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The tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho has the sixth highest murder rate in the world, according to a recent World Population Review report. The global average murder rate is seven per 100,000 people, found the report, ...

Climate activists block M25 for sixth time in fortnight over insulation

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Dozens of activists from Insulate Britain have defied a high court injunction by staging their sixth roadblock on or near the M25 since 13 September and warned of “wave after wave of protests” to come. Some of the 52 ...

Elizabeth Holmes begins sixth day of testifying in her own defense at Theranos trial

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Elizabeth Holmes began a sixth day on the stand Tuesday, testifying in her own defense in a widely followed trial centering on her now-defunct blood testing company, Theranos. Holmes faces up to 20 years in prison ov...

Rafael Nadal outplays Matteo Berrettini to reach sixth Australian Open final

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Across the 20 seasons that Rafael Nadal has spent travelling the world as a professional tennis player, he has slowly and with great difficulty compiled one of the greatest sporting CVs the world has seen. He has won ...

The Guardian view on selective sixth forms: elitism for teenagers

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A contradiction sits at the heart of the British education system, and most particularly the English one. This has been the case since most secondary schools in England switched from a selective system to a comprehens...