The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in London in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times (founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers.

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Jem Bartholomew

Journalist and Oxford Graduate | Winner of @FinancialTimes Talent Contest 2018 | Interned @Guardian @TheTimes @TheWeekUK | Executive ...

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Anyron Copeman

Journalism Student at Brunel University London. Diverse course has included modules on news writing, video and audio production, ...

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Yasmin Arrigo

Editor, journalist and audience engagement specialist obsessing over brand experiences, experiential marketing, events and travel...while over-using the #COYS ...

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Skills: Editor
Specialisms: Travel

Michael Selby-Green

Michael is an investigative journalist. He previously worked on investigations with The Sunday Times Insight team and The ...

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Matthew Campelli

Reporter for Mobile Magazine and sister website Mobile Today since July 2013. Qualified at University of Brighton in ...

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Skills: Reporter
Specialisms: Technology, Politics, Journalism

Latest Articles

Parents asked to pay for teachers’ salaries and school repairs

Parents are bringing in stationery, glue sticks, exercise books and boxes of tissues for their children. State schools are asking parents to donate hundreds of pounds a year to pay for salaries, buy textbooks and equipment and repair leaking buildings, a Times investigation has revealed. Grammars, comprehensives and primaries are increasingly relying on families to pay for essentials and in one case have asked for up to £1,200 per child each year. Others do not specify amounts but are rec
By Elsa Maishman
The Times

Climate protest pupils are arrested for halting traffic

Three children were arrested and led away in handcuffs yesterday as a school pupils’ climate change protest halted traffic in Westminster. One pupil, dressed in school uniform, was led away with two others after buses and cars were brought to a standstill in the roads around Parliament Square. Thousands of children 60 towns were on strike from lessons for a day. They are campaigning against government inaction on global warming. Police warned the young protesters that they would be arrested if
By Elsa Maishman
The Times

Backlash over jailing of British ‘spy’ Matthew Hedges as lecturers boycott Dubai campus

Academics at Birmingham University voted to withdraw services from its Dubai campus after the jailing of Matthew Hedges, pictured here with his wife, Daniela PA Lecturers at Birmingham University have voted for an academic boycott of its new campus in the United Arab Emirates as the Durham PhD student accused of spying starts his life sentence there. Following the imprisonment of Matthew Hedges, 31, who was conducting fieldwork in the UAE when he was arrested in May, they said the safety of...
By Jem Bartholomew
The Times

Matthew Bailey jailed for belittling ‘selfie-loving’ girlfriend Molly Cunliffe

A possessive boyfriend has been jailed for “psychological abuse” in a controlling relationship in which he bullied and belittled his selfie-loving girlfriend over how she used social media. Matthew Bailey, 24, banned Molly Cunliffe, 19, a care assistant, from using Snapchat, ordered her not to swap Facebook and Instagram messages with heterosexual men and told her she was not allowed to put kisses at the end of social media posts.
By Hayley Sewell
The Times

Manchester Metropolitan University student killed herself

A teenage student who suffered from depression hanged herself at her halls of residence after an argument by text message with her ex-boyfriend. Isabella Finnigan, 18, a first-year art student at Manchester Metropolitan University, had been upset at not being invited for a trip to Brighton with Matthew Leeves and began messaging and calling him repeatedly on May 30, 2015. He switched off his phone but the next day picked up a voicemail from Ms Finnigan saying that she was going to kill herself.
By Hayley Sewell
The Times