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ANALYSIS: John Swinney's exam results U-turn was a dramatic bid to draw a line under the fiasco but the memories will linger

18 minutes ago   |   Evening Express

As far as humiliating U-turns go, there can't have been many more spectacular than John Swinney's volte-face on the exams fiasco that has plagued pupils over the last few days.
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The Londoner: Broadcasters blasted for migrant 'rubbernecking'

20 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

In today's Diary: Broadcasters under fire for Channel coverage / St. John's Trevor Gulliver demands more from Sadiq Khan / Crown creator Peter Morgan's way with words...
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Education Secretary insists scrapped results system was ‘perfectly fair model'

24 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Scotland's “perfectly fair model” of exam results was only changed because of the “anguish” coronavirus has caused rather than the disproportionate impact of moderation on...
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Mum's photograph of Fife girl playing in puddles a splash hit as it wins local competition

34 minutes ago   |   Evening Telegraph

A mother's photo of her daughter playing in puddles has been singled out as the most original piece of lockdown art in a local competition.
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Clyde chief urges caution from SFA and lower league clubs ahead of league start

Clyde chief urges caution from SFA and lower league clubs ahead of league start

40 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Chairman John Taylor says it's a 'challenging and uncertain' time for clubs.
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Swinney admits standards affected in exams U-turn

48 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

JOHN Swinney has defended the model behind this year's exams fiasco as “perfectly fair” and admitted standards have suffered to give pupils purely estimated grades.
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'No Confusion' Over Last Minute A-Level And GCSE Changes, Claims Schools Minister

'No Confusion' Over Last Minute A-Level And GCSE Changes, Claims Schools Minister

48 minutes ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. The government has denied that the exam system in...
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Boss of investment giant M&G John Foley declares Britain will still thrive in no-deal Brexit

1 hour ago   |   Evening Standard

The boss of M&G - one of the UK's biggest investors - today declared Britain would thrive even if it does not Brexit with a trade deal with Europe.
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Watch as Tyson Fury's dad John hits punching bag with incredible strength at 56 as he joins son in the gym

1 hour ago   |   The Irish Sun


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Iain Maciver: Government and SQA were well wide of the mark with their pandemic-era exams

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Poor John Swinney.
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