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Anne McElvoy: My children are caught in the Covid exam mess and the stakes are high

1 hour ago   |   Evening Standard

It's not often that the fates of Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon neatly intertwine. They have spent most of the Covid crisis on no-speaks, to the credit of neither. But the...
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The Scottish Government's guidelines for schools - what you need to know

The Scottish Government's guidelines for schools - what you need to know

1 hour ago   |   Daily Record

Scottish schools have been given a list of measures to keep children and staff safe as they re-open this week.
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Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump is urging college football authorities to press ahead with the fall season despite the coronavirus continuing to spread in the US. Several conferences...
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School makes face masks compulsory for pupils and teachers

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A leading Northern Ireland school has told pupils and staff they must wear face masks when classes resume.
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England's exam results fiasco has exposed its flawed education system | Melissa Benn

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

By ignoring teachers and downgrading results, Ofqual has highlighted the deep inequalities between our schools There is nothing a politician fears more than the organised...
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Dutch police bust 'largest' cocaine lab at rural riding school

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Police seize drugs valued at up to €6m and arrest at least 17 suspects at stables Dutch police have busted what they said was the largest cocaine laboratory ever found in the...
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Politicians of all parties slam SQA over school exam fiasco

Politicians of all parties slam SQA over school exam fiasco

2 hours ago   |   Daily Record

MPs and councillors have hit out at the approach the authority has taken to generate results.
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LONG READ: Back to school but ‘not as we know it' for local pupils, teachers and parents

2 hours ago   |   The Courier

Tens of thousands of schoolchildren will return to class in around 350 schools across Tayside and Fife from Wednesday.
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Work begins to transform former Dundee school into housing

2 hours ago   |   The Courier

Work has started to transform a former Dundee primary school into housing.
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Schools study 'shows teens spread Covid-19' - prompting frantic Tory U-turn

Schools study 'shows teens spread Covid-19' - prompting frantic Tory U-turn

2 hours ago   |   The Mirror

Tory ministers have moved to distance themselves from a study on whether schools are safe - after scientists told the Times it might not show they're all fine after all
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Putin announced that Russia approved a COVID-19 vaccine - and gave it to his...

Putin announced that Russia approved a COVID-19 vaccine - and gave it to his daughter - despite serious concerns over its safety

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Lockdown reimposed in New Zealand after first outbreak in 102 days

Lockdown reimposed in New Zealand after first outbreak in 102 days

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Coronavirus: Debenhams to cut 2,500 store and warehouse jobs

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Debenhams has announced plans to cut 2,500 jobs as the retail sector reels from the effects of the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

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Bindi Irwin announces she is pregnant with first child, five months after wedding

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Our Girl not returning for a fifth series on BBC One

Our Girl not returning for a fifth series on BBC One

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Perseid Meteor Shower peaks tomorrow night - how to see it from the UK

The Peseid Meteor Shower will peak on the night of 12 August, and before dawn on 13 August, providing you with the perfect opportunity to spot a shooting star Read more ...

Martial hailed as a 'Ferrari' after starring role in Man Utd's Europa League win

Martial hailed as a 'Ferrari' after starring role in Man Utd's Europa League win

Anthony Martial impressed as Bruno Fernandes' extra-time penalty edged Manchester United through to the Europa League semi-finals over gutsy FC Copenhagen Read more ...