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UCL reaches top 10 in Guardian's UK university league table

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UCL is now ranked tenth in The Guardian's university league table for 2018. UCL departments ranked highly in numerous subject tables, notably the UCL Slade School of Fine Art ranking first in Art, while UCL was in the top five in eight other subject areas: Forensic Science & Archaeology (2nd), Classics & Ancient History (3rd), Architecture (3rd), Building and town and country planning (3rd), English & Creative Writing (4th), Psychology (5th), Anthropology (5th) and Mathematics (5th). Read: The Guardian

Is Labour party’s plan to raise corporation tax a good idea?

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Professor Mariana Mazzucato (UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment) comments on debates around raising the corporation tax, saying that a low corporation tax isn't the best way to attract investment. Read: Financial Times

Brussels plans to saddle UK with EU nuclear waste

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Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) comments on plans that will mean nuclear waste, currently stored in Britain but owned by Euratom, will shift to UK control. Read: The Financial Times

Tax and the budget deficit

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Professor Mariana Mazzucato (UCL Faculty of the Built Environment) talks about the UK economy, tax and invest investment-led growth in the context of the forthcoming election. Listen: BBC Radio 4, Today programme (from 31 minutes)More: Watch BBC Two, Newsnight (from 8 minutes, 30 secs) 

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