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GCSE and A-levels cancelled in England this year, Government announces

GCSE and A-levels cancelled in England this year, Government announces

GCSE and A-levels cancelled in England this year, Government announces

06 January 2021

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson will make a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday.


Coronavirus cases ‘frighteningly high’ but vaccines provide hope – scientists

Coronavirus cases ‘frighteningly high’ but vaccines provide hope – scientists

Coronavirus cases ‘frighteningly high’ but vaccines provide hope – scientists

06 January 2021

ONS figures showed one in 50 people were estimated to have Covid-19 between December 27 and January 2.


How do the lockdowns look across the UK’s four nations?

How do the lockdowns look across the UK’s four nations?

How do the lockdowns look across the UK’s four nations?

06 January 2021

What are the rules across the different nations?


GCSE and A-levels cancelled this year, Government announces

GCSE and A-levels cancelled this year, Government announces

GCSE and A-levels cancelled this year, Government announces

05 January 2021

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson will address MPs in the Commons on Wednesday.


Stormont signs off on new Covid restrictions, but little clarity over exams

Stormont signs off on new Covid restrictions, but little clarity over exams

Stormont signs off on new Covid restrictions, but little clarity over exams

05 January 2021

Schools are to engage in remote learning until the mid-term break but there is no decision on if exams such as A-levels and GCSEs will go ahead.


YouTube reinstates talkRadio page after ‘further review’

YouTube reinstates talkRadio page after ‘further review’

YouTube reinstates talkRadio page after ‘further review’

05 January 2021

The radio station’s account had disappeared from the video platform on Tuesday.


Schools to teach via remote learning ‘until February’

Schools to teach via remote learning ‘until February’

Schools to teach via remote learning ‘until February’

05 January 2021

Special schools will remain open as normal.


Arlene Foster ‘disgusted’ over paramilitary threat

Arlene Foster ‘disgusted’ over paramilitary threat

Arlene Foster ‘disgusted’ over paramilitary threat

05 January 2021

She said it was issued because of her support for the family of murder victim Glenn Quinn.


Schools and colleges given flexibility to decide whether to run Btec exams

Schools and colleges given flexibility to decide whether to run Btec exams

Schools and colleges given flexibility to decide whether to run Btec exams

05 January 2021

The decision came after the Government initially said students taking vocational exams this month should attend as planned.


Take lockdown rules seriously as one in 50 had virus last week, Whitty warns

Take lockdown rules seriously as one in 50 had virus last week, Whitty warns

Take lockdown rules seriously as one in 50 had virus last week, Whitty warns

05 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he had ‘no choice’ but to plunge England into a third national lockdown in light of the figures.


Will vaccines provide the way out of lockdown?

Will vaccines provide the way out of lockdown?

Will vaccines provide the way out of lockdown?

05 January 2021

It is not clear yet how long lockdown 3.0 will last.


Boris Johnson fails to guarantee all pupils will be back in class before summer

Boris Johnson fails to guarantee all pupils will be back in class before summer

Boris Johnson fails to guarantee all pupils will be back in class before summer

05 January 2021

School leaders are expecting higher turnout of children of key workers and vulnerable pupils onsite than in March lockdown.


Measures may be needed next winter, chief medical officer says

Measures may be needed next winter, chief medical officer says

Measures may be needed next winter, chief medical officer says

05 January 2021

Professor Chris Whitty also said Covid-19 will not ‘disappear with the spring’.


Make threatening to share revenge porn a criminal offence, peers urge

Make threatening to share revenge porn a criminal offence, peers urge

Make threatening to share revenge porn a criminal offence, peers urge

05 January 2021

Several Conservatives were among the peers to back the proposal to amend the Domestic Abuse Bill.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

05 January 2021

Carlisle, Rushmoor and the Isle of Wight have recorded the biggest week-on-week increases.


Starmer presses Government to establish ’round-the-clock’ vaccination programme

Starmer presses Government to establish ’round-the-clock’ vaccination programme

Starmer presses Government to establish ’round-the-clock’ vaccination programme

05 January 2021

The Labour leader reiterated his party’s support for the new measures being imposed.


Schools expecting more pupils onsite than in March lockdown

Schools expecting more pupils onsite than in March lockdown

Schools expecting more pupils onsite than in March lockdown

05 January 2021

The Prime Minister said all pupils – except children of key workers and vulnerable students – would move to remote education until February half-term.


PM ‘had no choice but to impose lockdown as one in 50 had Covid-19 last week’

PM ‘had no choice but to impose lockdown as one in 50 had Covid-19 last week’

PM ‘had no choice but to impose lockdown as one in 50 had Covid-19 last week’

05 January 2021

The Prime Minister also said more than 1.3 million people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 across the UK.


Autistic boy stabbed in park was ‘funny, charming and beautiful’, family say

Autistic boy stabbed in park was ‘funny, charming and beautiful’, family say

Autistic boy stabbed in park was ‘funny, charming and beautiful’, family say

05 January 2021

13-year-old Oliver ‘Olly’ Stephens ‘fought for the underdog whilst having an amazing depth of love, warmth and wit’, his family said


Police officer helps woman give birth at roadside

Police officer helps woman give birth at roadside

Police officer helps woman give birth at roadside

05 January 2021

Pc Gemma Clatworthy came to the aid of 25-year-old Lucy Kelly in Exeter two days after Christmas.


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