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GCSE results: Half a million pupils to get their grades - BBC News

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 02:11:49 GMT

More than half a million GCSE students are receiving their results, amid changes meaning a new numerical grading system and tougher exams in England. More than 10,000 candidates are set to get the top grade 9 in each of the three new O-level style ...

London discount store gutted by huge blaze - The Australian

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:31:01 GMT

A huge blaze has destroyed the first floor and roof of a discount store north east of London with 15 fire engines and nearly 100 firefighters now battling to contain the fire. The blaze broke out at the Poundland discount shop in Chingford on Wednesday ...

Car ploughs into crowd in major US city 'injuring three' - Daily Star

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 04:34:50 GMT

A CAR has ploughed into a crowd outside a popular city park – injuring at least three people. 0. By Anders Anglesey / Published 24th August 2017. The car ploughed into a crowd earlier today TWITTER/ DAVID CARSON. HIT: The car ploughed into a crowd in ...

McGregor has boxing skill, but enough to beat Mayweather? - Daily Mail

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:57:00 GMT

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Before Conor McGregor had even heard of mixed martial arts, he wanted to be a boxer. He first stepped into Crumlin Boxing Club nearly 20 years ago in muddy football boots and started punching a heavy bag. McGregor returned ...

Man caught with pipe bomb at Manchester airport jailed - The Guardian

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:49:24 GMT

Nadeem Muhammad intended to detonate his bomb on a Ryanair flight to Italy, the court heard. Photograph: Greater Manchester police/PA. Crime. Man caught with pipe bomb at Manchester airport jailed. Judge criticises airport security for wrongly deciding ...

Ex-intelligence chief: Trump's access to nuclear codes is 'pretty damn scary' - The Guardian

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:17:13 GMT

Donald Trump's access to the nuclear codes is “pretty damn scary”, a former US intelligence chief has said, calling Trump's rally in Arizona on Tuesday night “disturbing”. James Clapper, director of national intelligence (DNI) for seven years under ...

Millions of English adults failing to go on a brisk 10-minute walk every month - The Independent

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:00:14 GMT

More than six million adults across England do not even manage a brisk 10-minute walk each month, according to new research revealing the shocking levels of inactivity among middle-aged people. Public Health England (PHE) said 41 per cent of the 15.3 ...

Galaxy Note 8 specs, release date and price: Carphone Warehouse confirms handset's SIM-free price tag - The INQUIRER

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:16:00 GMT

IT'S FAIR TO SAY that last year's Galaxy Note 7 was a disaster. Following reports that the handset had been setting on fire and burning arses, Samsung was forced to issue a recall, which later resulted in the handset being binned altogether. While some ...

Typhoon Hato: Twelve killed as storm sweeps south China - BBC News

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 02:55:42 GMT

A powerful storm has swept across southern China, leaving 12 dead and hundreds of people injured. Typhoon Hato made landfall at noon on Wednesday near Zhuhai city in Guangdong province, bringing with it strong winds and lashing rain. Hong Kong ...

Jürgen Klopp praises 'thunderstorm' after seeing Liverpool rejoin elite - The Guardian

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:06:00 GMT

Jurgen Klopp embraces captain Jordan Henderson after the final whistle. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images. Liverpool. Jürgen Klopp praises 'thunderstorm' after seeing Liverpool rejoin elite. • Manager says Champions League qualification means ...