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Elon Musk has completed his $44bn takeover of Twitter. The world’s richest man immediately fired chief executive Parag Agrawal, with whom he had clashed over the platform banning Donald Trump. State school pupils are now more likely to get into Cambridge University than their private school counterparts, says The Daily Telegraph. This year, 18.8% of privately educated applicants received offers – down from nearly 35% six years ago – compared to 20% of state pupils. Scientists have developed a wireless headband that stops nightmares, says the Daily Mail. University of Geneva boffins found that by playing people soothing piano chords during daytime therapy sessions, then short snippets of the same sounds at night, the frequency of bad dreams was reduced by more than 90%.