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Hong Kong's Mong Kok 'Occupy' Camp Shrinks After Police Clearout

Tom Grundy | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

Hundreds of police officers, many in riot gear, swooped into Hong Kong's Mong Kok Occupy encampment in the early hours of this morning. Police and street cleaners removed barricades and tents, leaving pro-democracy protesters restricted a smaller area of Nathan Rd in Kowloon, occupying the southbound side only.

Drama School Training: Only for Rich Kids?

Josh Boyd-Rochford | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK
Josh Boyd-Rochford

Access to drama training cannot become the preserve of the privileged few. Our most prestigious drama schools will be among the third of UK universities who will, from 2012, be charging the maximum yearly tuition fee allowed by the government. An equilibrium must be maintained where talent, not worth, is the primary means test.