Fury as it emerges Notre Dame officials banned fire alarms and sprinklers in ‘tinderbox’ roof that ‘could have saved iconic spire’

FURIOUS experts have slammed Notre Dame's safety measures after it emerged officials refused to install alarms where the fire broke out. During the start of the blaze, which gutted the 850-year-old cathedral and toppled its 300ft spire, there were no sprinklers going off to stop the fire as it raced across the tinder dry attic.   WHAT WE KNOW SO […]

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Fury as top EU boss lavishes praise on fascist dictator Mussolini

Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament, was slammed for saying that Mussolini "did positive things to realise infrastructures in our country". He insisted he was a "not a fascist" but told a radio show La Zanzara that "if we must be honest, he built roads, bridges, buildings". "Mussolini? Until he declared war against the whole world following Hitler, […]

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Children asked to listen to classical music while on lunch break

Parents’ fury as primary school orders pupils to spend lunch hour listening to classical composers like Beethoven or Mozart rather than playing outside New musical scheme being pioneered at Lee Chapel Primary, in Basildon, Essex    Composer of the Week meant to help children appreciate more genres of music  But parents say their children claim they are punished if they chat to […]

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Judge's fury at decision to prosecute exemplary primary school teacher, 67, on 'flimsy' assault charge

District Judge Nicholas Sanders acquitted Jean McCormick, saying the allegations were made by an “irrational, over-protective parent”. The PE teacher, 67, had been accused of grabbing a pupil by the arm and bruising him after he called classmates names then ran off. But Chester JPs’ court heard Jean — who has an unblemished 38-year record at the school — held […]

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Parents react with fury as academics back school climate strikes

‘If children want to protest against climate change they should walk to school!’ Parents react with fury as academics back school strikes which will see thousands of pupils walking out of lessons on Friday Support for Friday’s strike growing rapidly with more than 50 events across UK  But some parents have criticised the demonstrations and questioned methods  Friday’s strike is […]

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