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Government set to cap university admissions amid Covid-19 chaos

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: strict limits on student numbers could avoid admissions free-for-all Strict limits on the number of students that each university in England can recruit are set to...
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Honesty, affection and technology ‘key to helping children handle isolation'

13 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A combination of physical affection, routines and access to technology are key to helping children overcome isolation and stress during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to an...
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20 learning apps for stir-crazy kids

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

These fun-filled educational apps provide perfect brain food for children while schools are closed The closure of schools across the UK has left many parents and carers in the...
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How Unicef is helping those in the hardest-to-reach places during the coronavirus pandemic

21 hours ago   |   The Independent

Educating people to make the most of their water resources, to safely wash their hands, is an important message
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Lockdown: the best free online experiences to stave off boredom

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

From Hamlet to Wu-Tang Clan to maths lessons for kids, there are countless ways to have fun Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As millions of us try...
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Mishal Husain: 'The adrenaline can be overwhelming'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The news presenter, 47, on nervous energy, covering political unrest and ageing As a child I was nurtured, but also pushed. My education and life chances were the most...
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‘I am deeply scared for so many children': diary of a headteacher in lockdown

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

An inner-city head closes her blinds for a cry after a week in which staff have had to buy families electricity and food This is my tenth year as a headteacher, mostly in...
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Coronavirus: ‘Frustration' as education hubs get off to faltering start

1 day ago   |   The Courier

Parents and teachers in Tayside and Fife are struggling with a lack of clarity over who is eligible for childcare during lockdown.
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Secondary schools will have an extra HALF A MILLION pupils by 2026 due to baby boom

Secondary schools will have an extra HALF A MILLION pupils by 2026 due to baby boom

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

A fifth of schools are already at full capacity, according to data from the Department for Education, and tens of thousands of teenagers are being taught in overcrowded classes.
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'I'm stressed, sick and skint': how coronavirus is hitting arts workers

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

We asked arts workers for their stories of how the lockdown is affecting their livelihoods. Here are their responses Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Deliveroo to serve 500,000 free meals including pizzas, salads and pasta to...

Deliveroo to serve 500,000 free meals including pizzas, salads and pasta to NHS workers

Pizza Hut has offered 350,000 of the meals while Itsu and Lewis Hamilton's Neat Burger have both offered a sizeable number, Deliveries will begin from next week. Matt Hancock... Read more ...

Governors warn that state healthcare supplies and hospitals could be...

Governors warn that state healthcare supplies and hospitals could be overwhelmed as soon as early April

Two governors spoke out about surges of new cases that will quickly overwhelm healthcare systems within the next few weeks. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state was... Read more ...

Police blast MP Stephen Kinnock for going to his father Neil's to celebrate...

Police blast MP Stephen Kinnock for going to his father Neil's to celebrate ex-Labour leader's 78th

Labour MP Stephen Kinnock appeared to have flouted government coronavirus lockdown guidelines when he shared a snap of himself sitting on a deck chair out the front of his... Read more ...

Gov. Cuomo orders New York's 'pause' on non-essential workers to stay in...

Gov. Cuomo orders New York's 'pause' on non-essential workers to stay in place for another two weeks

Gov Andrew Cuomo has insisted that President Donald Trump's travel restrictions change nothing for the Empire State as he orders New York's non-essential workers to stay in... Read more ...

Miami nurse dies of coronavirus after treating COVID-19 patients

Miami nurse dies of coronavirus after treating COVID-19 patients

Miami nurse Araceli Buendia Ilagan, 63, passed away this week due to complications of COVID-19 after she treated coronavirus patients in the ICU, her hospital said Saturday. Read more ...

A self-isolated Boris Johnson tells UK residents 'things will get worse...

A self-isolated Boris Johnson tells UK residents 'things will get worse before they get better' during coronavirus response

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told UK residents that officials "know things will get worse before they get better" in the novel coronavirus pandemic. Johnson wrote in an open... Read more ...

US will have 'millions of cases' and over 100,000 coronavirus-related...

US will have 'millions of cases' and over 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci , the nation's leading infectious-disease expert, said that the US will see "millions of cases" of COVID-19 and more than 100,000 deaths. Fauci, appearing on... Read more ...

CDC issues travel warning for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut after...

CDC issues travel warning for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut after Trump walked back his threats to impose an "enforceable quarantine"

The CDC issued a formal travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on Saturday after Trump walked back on his threat to impose quarantine on the three states. In... Read more ...

'Very healthy' Italian chef, 19, living in London dies 'from coronavirus'

'Very healthy' Italian chef, 19, living in London dies 'from coronavirus'

Luca Di Nicola, from Nereto in Italy, died on Tuesday from pneumonia. He had a cough and fever for a week before collapsing at his home in Enfield. He died at North Middlesex... Read more ...

Boy, 13, is arrested for breaking new coronavirus lockdown laws

Boy, 13, is arrested for breaking new coronavirus lockdown laws

The teenager was taken into custody after being spotted by officers in Leeds on Saturday morning. He was detained under the new law which enables police to order the public to... Read more ...