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EE blocking ‘one million scam calls a day’

EE blocking ‘one million scam calls a day’

EE blocking ‘one million scam calls a day’

18 August 2022

The network operator has introduced new technology to spot and block scam calls coming from overseas which pose as UK-based numbers.


Jeremy Corbyn blames running injury for black eye as he appears at picket line

Jeremy Corbyn blames running injury for black eye as he appears at picket line

Jeremy Corbyn blames running injury for black eye as he appears at picket line

18 August 2022

The former Labour leader appeared at a picket line outside London’s Euston station to support striking rail workers.


Studying through pandemic ‘a nightmare’, says pupil collecting A-level results

Studying through pandemic ‘a nightmare’, says pupil collecting A-level results

Studying through pandemic ‘a nightmare’, says pupil collecting A-level results

18 August 2022

James Livesey, 18, will now take up a BBC apprenticeship in software engineering.


English literature drops out of top 10 most popular A-levels for first time

English literature drops out of top 10 most popular A-levels for first time

English literature drops out of top 10 most popular A-levels for first time

18 August 2022

The subject was pushed out of the top rankings after an increase in the popularity of geography.


First ever T-level students receive results

First ever T-level students receive results

First ever T-level students receive results

18 August 2022

Of 1,029 entrants, 92.2% passed.


‘Legitimate’ to consider overhaul of future Tory leadership elections – Cleverly

‘Legitimate’ to consider overhaul of future Tory leadership elections – Cleverly

‘Legitimate’ to consider overhaul of future Tory leadership elections – Cleverly

18 August 2022

The Education Minister faced questions about whether the leadership contest was appropriate during the cost-of-living crisis.


Spook’s fantasy series author Joseph Delaney dies aged 77

Spook’s fantasy series author Joseph Delaney dies aged 77

Spook’s fantasy series author Joseph Delaney dies aged 77

18 August 2022

The writer’s family said he had been a ‘wonderful dad and a deeply caring man’.


Broadcaster Amol Rajan appointed new host of University Challenge

Broadcaster Amol Rajan appointed new host of University Challenge

Broadcaster Amol Rajan appointed new host of University Challenge

18 August 2022

Rajan will begin filming early next year and be seen on screen from autumn 2023.


Father vows to uncover ‘whole truth’ over daughter’s death at water park

Father vows to uncover ‘whole truth’ over daughter’s death at water park

Father vows to uncover ‘whole truth’ over daughter’s death at water park

18 August 2022

Kyra Hill, who would have turned 12 on Thursday, died after going missing at Liquid Leisure, near Windsor, on August 6.


A-level grades in Northern Ireland up on last comparative year as exams return

A-level grades in Northern Ireland up on last comparative year as exams return

A-level grades in Northern Ireland up on last comparative year as exams return

18 August 2022

In Northern Ireland 44% of students received a grade A or above, compared with 29.4% in 2019.


430 jobs at risk as Orchard House Foods shuts Gateshead factory

430 jobs at risk as Orchard House Foods shuts Gateshead factory

430 jobs at risk as Orchard House Foods shuts Gateshead factory

18 August 2022

The fruit and juice supplier said it plans to relocate production to its existing site in Corby, Northamptonshire.


Brighton College student turns down Cambridge University to study at Yale

Brighton College student turns down Cambridge University to study at Yale

Brighton College student turns down Cambridge University to study at Yale

18 August 2022

Shaun Pexton has turned down the prestigious Cambridge University, opting instead to continue his education in the United States.


Key statistics in this year’s A-level results

Key statistics in this year’s A-level results

Key statistics in this year’s A-level results

18 August 2022

Rates are down on 2021 but higher than 2019.


Rail dispute could be prolonged ‘indefinitely’, warns RMT chief

Rail dispute could be prolonged ‘indefinitely’, warns RMT chief

Rail dispute could be prolonged ‘indefinitely’, warns RMT chief

18 August 2022

Only around one in five trains are running across the country because of the walkout by members of the RMT and TSSA unions.


Students accepted on UK degree courses down on 2021 but second highest on record

Students accepted on UK degree courses down on 2021 but second highest on record

Students accepted on UK degree courses down on 2021 but second highest on record

18 August 2022

In 2021, a record 435,430 people, from the UK and overseas, had places confirmed.


AO World slides to loss over higher labour costs

AO World slides to loss over higher labour costs

AO World slides to loss over higher labour costs

18 August 2022

The white goods retailer posted a £37m pre-tax loss for the year to March 31, falling from a £20m profit in the previous year.


A-level grades down on last year but remain higher than pre-pandemic

A-level grades down on last year but remain higher than pre-pandemic

A-level grades down on last year but remain higher than pre-pandemic

18 August 2022

Hundreds of thousands of pupils got results on Thursday, having sat exams for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak.


Cash use set to survive despite slump during pandemic – report

Cash use set to survive despite slump during pandemic – report

Cash use set to survive despite slump during pandemic – report

18 August 2022

Use of cash is expected to drop to just 6% of payments by 2031, UK Finance said.


Arrest over fatal stabbing of 87-year-old on mobility scooter

Arrest over fatal stabbing of 87-year-old on mobility scooter

Arrest over fatal stabbing of 87-year-old on mobility scooter

18 August 2022

A 44-year-old man was arrested in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday.


What the papers say – August 18

What the papers say – August 18

What the papers say – August 18

18 August 2022

Britain being hit by the worst inflation crisis since 1982 and the stabbing death of an elderly man lead the mastheads.


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