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PA Media No child should have their prospects “blighted” by the pandemic, the education secretary has said. Gavin Williamson was speaking at a Downing Street briefing as he set out £700m in funding to help pupils in England catch up on missed learning. Asked about what would replace exam grades this year, he said they […]

Getty Images Holyrood faces a “crisis of credibility” over its inquiry into the handling of harassment complaints against Alex Salmond, opposition leaders have claimed. The row centres on written evidence submitted to the inquiry by Mr Salmond that was later redacted at the request of the Crown Office. Opposition MSPs have questioned whether the move […]

PA Media An advertising campaign has been launched to encourage people across the UK to “keep going” and remain at home. The government adverts come amid falling infection rates, the success of the vaccine rollout and the launch of the roadmap out of lockdown. People are also being urged to continue behavioural changes, including social […]

Unicef Ghana Ghana has become the first country to receive coronavirus vaccines through the Covax vaccine-sharing initiative. The World Health Organization (WHO) programme aims to ensure that vaccines are shared fairly among all nations. Covax is aiming to deliver about two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines globally by the end of the year. A total […]

Getty Images Secondary schools in England will be asked to consider delivering face-to-face summer schools as part of efforts to help pupils catch up. An extra £420m in funding has been announced, along with £300m announced for catch-up projects in January. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the money will help ensure “no child is left […]

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section Golf Tiger Woods is “awake and responsive” following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters and paramedics. The American suffered “open fractures […]

Gety American fashion designer Alexander Wang is facing further allegations of sexual misconduct. Keaton Bullen, 21, a student at New York’s Parsons School of Design, has alleged to BBC News he was assaulted by Mr Wang at a club in the city in 2019. It comes as the high-profile lawyer Lisa Bloom says she is […]

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Getty Images Secondary schools in England will be asked to deliver face-to-face summer schools as part of efforts to catch pupils up with lessons lost to Covid. An extra £420m in funding has been announced, along with £300m announced for catch-up projects in January. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the money will help ensure “no […]

Last updated on 23 February 202123 February 2021.From the section Golf Tiger Woods is in surgery after suffering “multiple leg injuries” in a car crash in Los Angeles, California. The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters and paramedics. Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg said: “He is currently in […]