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Applicants from ethnic minorities are more likely to be accepted onto architecture courses, a CABE study has found.While white students have a 60% probability of being accepted, those from ethnic minorities have a 75% chance. The study also found a high drop out rate of ethnic minority students during Part 3.While they make up 9% of those entering Parts 1 and 2, they only constitute 4% of those who complete Part 3.

More than four in five workers in Britain sometimes suffer from stress, while one in 14 say they are always stressed, according to research from Stirling University. Only one in 20 British workers said they were never stressed.

The UK economy will grow at an annual rate of 1.7% in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey. The business trends report from advisor BDO found improved export demand was helping manufacturers.

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