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Archive of Media headlines

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Influx of immigrants to the UK

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Professor Christian Dustmann (UCL Economics) explains why UK factories need to keep labour costs low to insure food production remains in the UK. Watch: ITV 'Tonight' (from 6 minutes)

What will sanctions mean for London's Russian oligarchs?

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Dr Eugene Nivorozhkin (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) says: "A lot of sanctions are going to take place by default, projects that were profitable a month ago are no longer profitable." Read: Guardian

Fighting long and hard

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Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Arts Faculty Office) discusses the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters and her experiences in academia. Read: Research Fortnight

Botany Bay breakout thrills again

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Dr Tim Causer (UCL Bentham Project) discusses James Martin's handwritten account of his and eight other convicts escape from Botany Bay, which has been made available online for the first time. Read: Times, More: UCL News, The Australian

HS2 must be one of many new transport links to benefit regions

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Professor Sir Peter Hall (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) looks at the connectivity issues raised by current HS2 plans. Read: The Conversation

Universities build golden dreams at Olympic Park

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Professor Michael Arthur (UCL President & Provost) talks about future development plans for the Olympic Park in East London. Read: THE

FGM charges against doctor 'have left medical staff afraid'

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Professor Peter Brocklehurst (UCL Institute for Women's Health) says that the first prosecution for FGM has sparked "a lot of worry among midwives and obstetricians about what they can and can't do to control haemorrhaging". Read: Guardian, More: Times (£), BMJ

Search for missing airliner

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Dr Helen Czerski (UCL Mechanical Engineering) discusses the challenging environment faced by the teams searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Morning Reports' (from 4 minutes 30 secs)

Malaysian Airline flight protests

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Dr James Thompson (UCL Psychology) discusses the difficulties in grieving faced by relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'The World Tonight' (from 33 minutes 18 secs)

Liver disease in the UK

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Professor Marsha Morgan (UCL Medicine) discusses why the rate of liver disease is growing in Great Britain but is falling elsewhere. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'PM' (from 24 minutes 37 secs)

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