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'Automatic shop' opens in Derbyshire village
A Derbyshire village is now home to a completely automatic shop, designed to make up for the lack of a village store.

Would better careers advice keep people in university?
Research suggests that you are much more likely to leave university early if you don't get enough information before choosing your course.

What are the problems with student housing?
From damp to deposits, an NUS report has highlighted many of the difficulties students have with private accommodation.

Can losing sleep damage your brain?
A study in mice found that long-term sleep deprivation led to a permanent loss of brain cells.

What would you call the next British space mission?
The European Space Agency is running a competition to name Major Tim Peake’s trip to the International Space Station.

Average graduate takes 12 attempts to find a job
The average graduate makes 12 applications before being offered their first job, according to a survey.

Do universities give applicants enough information?
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) says that many universities don't give prospective students important information.

Should there be lower tuition fees for science, technology, engineering and maths?
The Confederation of British Industry says more students need to study STEM subjects.

Minimum wage to rise
The government will be putting up the minimum wage for all ages in October.

Circus school gets new national status
Britain now has a National Centre for Circus Arts as a London circus school gets extra recognition.