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Johnson acknowledges stress caused by ‘mutant’ exam results algorithm

Johnson acknowledges stress caused by ‘mutant’ exam results algorithm

Johnson acknowledges stress caused by ‘mutant’ exam results algorithm

26 August 2020

The Prime Minister said pupils’ results had almost been derailed before the Government was forced into a U-turn.


Unique clusters of type 2 diabetes identified in Indians

Unique clusters of type 2 diabetes identified in Indians

Unique clusters of type 2 diabetes identified in Indians

26 August 2020

Researchers said that classifying Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes into phenotypic clusters could help in predicting the risk of complications.


12m drivers due to embark on bank holiday getaway

12m drivers due to embark on bank holiday getaway

12m drivers due to embark on bank holiday getaway

26 August 2020

An AA poll of 16,500 motorists indicated that 37% will hit the road for a leisure trip between Friday and Monday.


‘Brave’ boy, 5, dials number on toy ambulance after finding mum unconscious

‘Brave’ boy, 5, dials number on toy ambulance after finding mum unconscious

‘Brave’ boy, 5, dials number on toy ambulance after finding mum unconscious

26 August 2020

Josh, from Telford, dialled 112 after his mum slipped into a diabetic coma.


Flat-faced dogs remain popular despite health problems, study finds

Flat-faced dogs remain popular despite health problems, study finds

Flat-faced dogs remain popular despite health problems, study finds

26 August 2020

Research suggest 93% of owners of flat-faced dogs would opt for the same kind of pet again in the future.


Chilly outlook for bank holiday after 81mph Storm Francis winds

Chilly outlook for bank holiday after 81mph Storm Francis winds

Chilly outlook for bank holiday after 81mph Storm Francis winds

26 August 2020

Forecasters say from Friday night onwards, many places will struggle to get temperatures that are in the double digits.


Sarah Harding: From reality TV to the world stage with Girls Aloud

Sarah Harding: From reality TV to the world stage with Girls Aloud

Sarah Harding: From reality TV to the world stage with Girls Aloud

26 August 2020

The 38-year-old has enjoyed a varied career in music, acting and television.


Von der Leyen ‘taking note’ of claims Phil Hogan broke Irish lockdown rules

Von der Leyen ‘taking note’ of claims Phil Hogan broke Irish lockdown rules

Von der Leyen ‘taking note’ of claims Phil Hogan broke Irish lockdown rules

26 August 2020

Mr Hogan maintains he obeyed regulations when he flew black to Ireland from Belgium.


Covid death forms part of examination into PPE guidance

Covid death forms part of examination into PPE guidance

Covid death forms part of examination into PPE guidance

26 August 2020

Some care workers did not wear PPE during home visits, according to the report.


Teaching union advises all secondary school leaders to ask for masks to be worn

Teaching union advises all secondary school leaders to ask for masks to be worn

Teaching union advises all secondary school leaders to ask for masks to be worn

26 August 2020

The NAHT said it would be ‘prudent’ for face coverings to be used more widely.


Young people ‘anxious about social interaction and scared of outside world’

Young people ‘anxious about social interaction and scared of outside world’

Young people ‘anxious about social interaction and scared of outside world’

26 August 2020

Young people are feeling lonely, isolated, stressed and ‘digitally worn-out’, the YMCA said.


Virgin Media to launch budget broadband plan for struggling Britons

Virgin Media to launch budget broadband plan for struggling Britons

Virgin Media to launch budget broadband plan for struggling Britons

26 August 2020

A broadband-only service capped at 15 Mbps will be available to those receiving Universal Credit.


‘Unseasonably strong’ house prices set to hold firm despite recession – report

‘Unseasonably strong’ house prices set to hold firm despite recession – report

‘Unseasonably strong’ house prices set to hold firm despite recession – report

26 August 2020

Zoopla’s latest monthly House Price Index has revealed that annual house price growth has sustained at 2.5%.


Breast cancer facts and figures

Breast cancer facts and figures

Breast cancer facts and figures

26 August 2020

Around 150 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the UK every day.


Sarah Harding on breast cancer diagnosis: I am fighting as hard as I can

Sarah Harding on breast cancer diagnosis: I am fighting as hard as I can

Sarah Harding on breast cancer diagnosis: I am fighting as hard as I can

26 August 2020

The Girls Aloud star shared a photo of herself in a hospital gown on Instagram.


PM backs investigation into suspected poisoning of Putin critic Alexei Navalny

PM backs investigation into suspected poisoning of Putin critic Alexei Navalny

PM backs investigation into suspected poisoning of Putin critic Alexei Navalny

26 August 2020

It follows calls from a host of senior MPs demanding a probe into what happened to the Russian corruption investigator.


Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding reveals breast cancer diagnosis

26 August 2020

The singer said she was ‘fighting as hard as I possibly can’.


UK’s record economic plunge beats OECD area contraction

UK’s record economic plunge beats OECD area contraction

UK’s record economic plunge beats OECD area contraction

26 August 2020

Figures confirm Britain’s 20.4% second-quarter GDP fall was by far the worst of the world’s advanced economies.


Rise in drug crime during coronavirus lockdown, figures show

Rise in drug crime during coronavirus lockdown, figures show

Rise in drug crime during coronavirus lockdown, figures show

26 August 2020

The Office for National Statistics published a report on Wednesday.


Teaching union questions if ministers are following scientific advice on masks

Teaching union questions if ministers are following scientific advice on masks

Teaching union questions if ministers are following scientific advice on masks

26 August 2020

Guidance says face coverings should be worn when moving around school corridors and communal areas in areas under local lockdown.


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