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PBO Secret 20 Project Boat update: Spars, partitions and trims

PBO Secret 20 Project Boat update: Spars, partitions and trims

29 minutes ago   |   Practical Boat Owner

The Secret 20 PBO project kit boat enters the final stages before the cosmetics are applied, as Jake Kavanagh reports Much of the work during the summer has been done outside...
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Meritocracy is a myth - so don't judge people on their GCSE grades | Michael Segalov

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Until pupils from all sections of society have an equal chance of success, exam results should not be taken at face value On exam results days, there's now something of a...
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There's A Course In Social Media Influencing And It's Available In Dubai

2 hours ago   |   Lovin Dubai

Do you aspire to be a social media influencer? This might be the course for you. It's been announced that Dubai Press Club is introducing a Social Media Influencers Diploma...
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More than 100 probationary teachers welcomed to Highland schools

4 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

As the new term got underway for most north schools yesterday, there were fresh faces for many pupils to get to know. Highland Council has warmly welcomed its latest...
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Education chiefs say progress is being made at north-east school criticised in 2018 inspection report

5 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Council officers have pledged education inspectors will see improvements at a struggling north-east school when they return in 2020. Aberchirder's Primary came in for stiff...
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GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn

5 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."
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Minister visits Aberdeen charity base to discuss fight against homelessness

5 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A senior Scottish minister paid a flying visit to an Aberdeen charity yesterday - as the government steps-up the fight against homelessness. Cabinet secretary for communities...
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Dinosaurs thrived in North America due to rising oxygen levels say scientists

Dinosaurs thrived in North America due to rising oxygen levels say scientists

6 hours ago   |   Metro

Oxygen in the atmosphere allowed dinosaurs to flourish (Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) An ancient increase in oxygen levels helped North American...
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Social media pressures 'driving up exam stress in girls'

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Ahead of GCSE results, Girlguiding warns of expectation to post online and schools seeking acclaim Publicity-hungry schools and pressure to post results on social media are...
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Poorer pupils twice as likely to fail key GCSEs

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Analysis shows reversal in attainment gap between poor pupils and wealthy classmates Disadvantaged pupils are almost twice as likely to fail GCSE maths as their wealthier...
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Lucas Dobson missing: Body found in search for boy, 6, swept away in River Stour

Lucas Dobson missing: Body found in search for boy, 6, swept away in River Stour

Kent Police have said a body has been found after hundreds of volunteers joined the search Read more ...

Who is Jamie Finn from Bake Off? Meet the 20-year-old GBBO 2019 contestant

Who is Jamie Finn from Bake Off? Meet the 20-year-old GBBO 2019 contestant

None of Jamie's mates know he bakes, though the 20-year-old form Surrey has made it all the way onto this year's Great British Bake Off. His baking aspirations first took hold... Read more ...

RuPaul Drag Race contestants unveiled for the first ever UK series

RuPaul Drag Race contestants unveiled for the first ever UK series

The 10 Queens have been hand selected by RuPaul herself and the show is due to air in October Read more ...

Arsenal 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Arsenal 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Arsenal have started the new Premier League season in positive mood - so what can we expect from the Gunners across 2019/20? Arsenal made small steps forward during Unai... Read more ...

Police officer suffers severe facial injuries while trying to detain suspect...

Police officer suffers severe facial injuries while trying to detain suspect in Bristol

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Chelsea news: Callum Hudson-Odoi to return in September

Chelsea news: Callum Hudson-Odoi to return in September

Frank Lampard is ready to introduce Callum Hudson-Odoi to his Chelsea team next month after the youngster returned to training and with the details of a new five-year contract... Read more ...

Elton John said he paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's private jet to...

Elton John said he paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's private jet to be made carbon neutral when they visited him in France, but it probably only cost $135

On Monday, Sir Elton John shared a statement on Twitter supporting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the couple faced a backlash for their extensive use of private jets. The... Read more ...

Spider-Man May Split From Marvel, Thanks To Disney-Sony Standoff

Spider-Man May Split From Marvel, Thanks To Disney-Sony Standoff

The next Spider-Man film could be very far from home for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe because of a standoff between Disney and Sony. In a story first reported by... Read more ...

Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock...

Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock with Merkel?

ANGELA MERKEL is to meet with Boris Johnson later today to discuss the Irish backstop which the new Prime Minister has called “unviable” and “anti-democratic”. But as Mrs... Read more ...

Meghan Markle's best friend calls her critics ‘racist bullies' amid flight row

Meghan Markle's best friend calls her critics ‘racist bullies' amid flight row

The Duchess of Sussex's close friend Jessica Mulroney has defended her The Duchess of Sussex has been defended by one of her closest friends. Jessica Mulroney called Meghan... Read more ...