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Boris Johnson risks 'robbing' a generation of young people of their future as students await A-level results

Independent Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Sir Keir Starmer's comments follow chaos in Scotland where predicted grades are to be reinstated after thousands of pupils were downgraded by a statistical model
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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Boris Johnson calls for unity amid global pandemic [Video]

Boris Johnson calls for unity amid global pandemic

Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the UN General Assembly, calling fornations to come together to overcome the coronavirus pandemic.

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"London Calling": U.K. imposes new restrictions to fight second wave of COVID-19

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Boris Johnson fully behind Chancellor's coronavirus support for workers [Video]

Boris Johnson fully behind Chancellor's coronavirus support for workers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is fully behind Chancellor Rishi Sunak'sCovid-19 plan for workers and is hopeful it will mean more people self-isolateif they have symptoms of the virus. Mr Johnson's comments come during a visitto Northamptonshire Police HQ.

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PM’s NHS app promotion interrupted by loud thunderclaps [Video]

PM’s NHS app promotion interrupted by loud thunderclaps

Boris Johnson battled the sound of loud thunderclaps as he tried to talk to reporters about the new NHS Covid-19 app during a visit to a police training centre in Northamptonshire. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement [Video]

Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement

Boris Johnson chose to visit a police training centre in Northamptonshire today instead of attending his chancellor's major announcement in the House of Commons. Downing Street denied speculation about a rift at the top of Government, insisting there was "absolutely not" a problem between Mr Johnson and Rishi Sunak. The prime minister told reporters that his visit was to talk to police about enforcing new coronavirus rules he laid out on Monday. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’ [Video]

Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an act of God but a failure of government'. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address [Video]

Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an act of God but a failure of government'. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Keir Starmer responds to PM's coronavirus statement [Video]

Keir Starmer responds to PM's coronavirus statement

Leader of the Opposition Keir Starmer highlights some of the shortcomings ofthe Government including its testing system and no further updates on thefurlough scheme

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Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal [Video]

Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal

Sir Keir Starmer has said Boris Johnson has questions to answer over "breaking international law" by tabling legislation which would breach the Brexit divorce deal brokered with Brussels last year. The Labour Party leader accused the prime minister of either knowing what he signed and mis-selling the withdrawal agreement or not knowing what he signed which "takes us to new levels of incompetence". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson accused of being 'out of touch' over school testing shortage [Video]

Boris Johnson accused of being 'out of touch' over school testing shortage

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused the Prime Minister of being “out oftouch” with the experiences of parents with school-age children. He alsosuggested the Government had not done enough to assist struggling firms witheconomic support.

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GCE Advanced Level GCE Advanced Level Subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education

Gavin Williamson apologises to students for exams fiasco [Video]

Gavin Williamson apologises to students for exams fiasco

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson apologises to school pupils in England who had their A-level grades unfairly downgraded. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Next year's GCSE and A-Level exams delay decision will be made soon says schools minister [Video]

Next year's GCSE and A-Level exams delay decision will be made soon says schools minister

Schools minister Nick Gibb says the Government will make a decision on whetherto delay the 2021 GCSE and A-Level examinations until mid-summer.

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Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco [Video]

Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco

Students and teachers protesting over A-level and Btec results in England havedemanded the immediate sacking of Gavin Williamson.

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Labour criticise government exam results chaos [Video]

Labour criticise government exam results chaos

Shadow Housing Secretary Thangam Debbonaire has criticised Education Secretary Gavin Williamson for his handling of A-Level results, stating the government seemed unprepared despite knowing the upcoming results day deadlines in advance. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Gavin Williamson 'sorry' for distress caused by exam results row [Video]

Gavin Williamson 'sorry' for distress caused by exam results row

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said he is "incredibly sorry" for thedistress the A-level and GCSE results row caused to students.

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Scotland Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Nicola Sturgeon: Students not at fault for surging coronavirus cases [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon: Students not at fault for surging coronavirus cases

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted students are not to blame for a rise incoronavirus outbreaks, as she announced a record daily total of new Covid-19cases. Hundreds of students at universities across Scotland are self-isolatingafter outbreaks of the virus. All students face disciplinary action if theybreak strict measures imposed on them by their universities, including bans onvisiting pubs over this weekend and restrictions on socialising. Speaking atthe daily briefing in Edinburgh, the First Minister said 558 people testedpositive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hour, bringing the totalto 26,518. This is the highest daily total since the pandemic began.

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High Court trials in Scotland set to begin with remote jury centres at cinema [Video]

High Court trials in Scotland set to begin with remote jury centres at cinema

The first trials using a cinema complex to host a jury will begin next week ina bid to address the court case backlog worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.Interview with Tim Barraclough, director of the Judicial Office for Scotland.From Tuesday, some High Court cases in Edinburgh and Livingston will havejuries sitting in five screens of the Odeon cinema at Fort Kinnaird retailpark in the capital.

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Nicola Sturgeon: R number possibly as high as 1.6 in Scotland [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon: R number possibly as high as 1.6 in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon said the R number in Scotland – the average number of otherpeople infected with the virus by each person with Covid-19 – could nowpossibly be as high as 1.6. Speaking at the start of First Minister’sQuestions at Holyrood, she said the latest figures showed why the ScottishGovernment had announced further “tough measures” aimed at curbingcoronavirus.

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How to download the NHS COVID-19 app

More than six months after the UK was put into lockdown, the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating. Alongside testing, a key method in slowing the..
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Sturgeon announces record positive Covid test numbers [Video]

Sturgeon announces record positive Covid test numbers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that a record total of 486 people tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hours, Ms Sturgeon described the figures as "a real cause for concern" during her government press conference in Edinburgh today. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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