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Scottish exam pass rate drops from pandemic high
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:48:49 GMT
About 128,000 students are finding out how they did in National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams.
Warning energy bills to hit over £4,200 in January
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:10:04 GMT
Consultancy Cornwall Insight now forecasts a typical household will pay £4,266 a year for energy.
Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed in England
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:03:44 GMT
Thousands waiting more than two years for scans, checks and surgery have finally been treated.
UK heatwave: Heat-health alert to begin across England
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 08:30:48 GMT
The warning will be in place from midday until Saturday, with temperatures set to climb to up to 35C.
Olivia Newton-John: Tributes to Grease star and singer dies aged 73
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 08:39:07 GMT
Best known for playing Sandy in Grease, the actor and singer has died from cancer aged 73.
Child deaths expose mental health unit pressures
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 02:01:14 GMT
Chelsea Mooney was 17 when she died in a Camhs unit last year, following a self-harm incident.
Ofsted finds babies at Liverpool nursery ate lotion in messy play
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 08:58:57 GMT
Inspectors rate a Liverpool nursery inadequate and find it needs to improve risk assessments.
Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Comedian Ellie Taylor joins line-up
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:10:40 GMT
The Mock the Week star is the ninth contestant to be announced for the BBC One dancing competition.
Rugby star Gareth Thomas sued after ex-partner gets HIV
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:26:37 GMT
High Court papers allege Gareth Thomas hid his HIV status and did not take care not to pass it on.
Tiktok: Suspected gangs tout English Channel migrant crossings on platform
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 05:11:54 GMT
A number of accounts claim to guarantee a safe Channel crossing for £5,000, despite a TikTok ban.
Commonwealth Games: Ozzy Osbourne surprise appearance headlines Birmingham 2022 closing ceremony
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 22:09:40 GMT
Birmingham ends a hugely successful Commonwealth Games as legendary Brummie rocker Ozzy Osbourne headlines the closing ceremony.
Thornton Heath fatal explosion: Neighbours demand answers
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:57:25 GMT
Gas engineers had been working in the street and digging holes in recent days, residents say.
Why is my passport taking so long to arrive?
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 02:05:47 GMT
Why are passport applications taking longer than usual and how can I avoid delays?
Will there be a hosepipe ban in my area?
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 15:21:46 GMT
A hosepipe ban is being introduced for some areas, but what about the rest of the UK?
Miss England: Finalist with rare condition 'over the moon'
Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:35:20 GMT
Jennifer Carless uses a catheter and highlighted her rare bladder condition at a beauty pageant.
'One person turned up to watch my Fringe show'
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 14:11:39 GMT
Comedian Robin Grainger has become a Fringe legend after giving his all for one man in the audience.
Tory leadership: Cost of living crisis focus for contenders for PM job
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 10:28:30 GMT
There is pressure for candidates to explain what they will do to help with rising bills and how they'll pay for it.
BBC Proms: Composer turned to music to help with Tourette's
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:46:24 GMT
Gavin Higgins has teamed up with a Welsh brass band to perform at the Royal Albert Hall.
Cost of living: How you can save money on pet care
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 10:34:43 GMT
We've been speaking to a few experts who have given animal lovers their top tips on saving money.
The lockdown side-hustles that turned into full-time businesses
Sun, 07 Aug 2022 23:35:24 GMT
The pandemic turned some people into savvy entrepreneurs but how many have ditched their day job?