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Vietnam offers grieving families loans to return bodies

Impoverished relatives of the 39 people found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex last month have been told that neither the British nor Vietnamese governments will bear the costs of repatriating the bodies. Bui Huy Cuong, the deputy chair of Can Loc district’s people’s committee in Ha Tinh province, …

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What makes children smart: genes or environment?

Do children from more affluent backgrounds do better in school because they have more resources, or because they’re genetically superior? In a recent letter to this newspaper Dr Michael O’Connell, associate professor of psychology at University College Dublin, sparked debate and controversy when he claimed that high-performing students do better …

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