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Grenfell Tower school pupils triumph in exams despite losing friends in fire

Nearly two-thirds of students living in and close to Grenfell Tower who had to move schools because of the fire have achieved grade A to C in their AS-Level exams.

Man held over alleged Chloe Ayling kidnap plot fights extradition to Italy

The brother of the man accused of allegedly kidnapping British model Chloe Ayling is fighting extradition to Italy.

Theresa May declines to be drawn on Brexit talks delay claim

Theresa May has said there is still "a lot to be done" in Brexit negotiations - and did not deny suggestions the next phase of the talks could be delayed.

Fatal crash cyclist Charlie Alliston tells court front brake would not have saved Kim Briggs

A cyclist accused of hitting and killing a mother on his racing bike has said having a front brake would have made no difference.

Do you live in one of the UK's cleverest regions?

As thousands of A-level students receive their results all across the UK, its good news for the majority as grades rise for the first time in six years.

A-level results withheld from some students amid paper leak inquiry

A criminal investigation into a possible paper leak means a "small number" of A-level students have had their results withheld.

Government funds controversial facial recognition technology

The Home Office plans to invest more in facial recognition technology for the police despite warnings that it could be illegal and concerns over surveillance.

Spending on food boosts July retail sales, official figures show

Shoppers reined in their spending in July on all but food items as official figures revealed the increased cost of living is weighing on household budgets.

Malala earns Oxford University place after A-level results success

Human rights activist Malala has said she is "so excited" at getting A-level results that have earned her a place at Oxford University.

Sajid Javid backs Labour MP Sarah Champion over rape column

A Cabinet minister has said there must be an "honest open debate" about child abuse, after a Labour frontbencher quit for saying Britain has "a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting white girls".

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A-level results are out as uni applications fall

A-level results are out as uni applications fall

Hundreds of thousands of students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are today finding out their A-level results as research shows a drop in interest in going to university.

Saved by the bell? Length of Big Ben's silence to be 'considered'

Saved by the bell? Length of Big Ben's silence to be 'considered'

Parliamentary officials are going to take soundings over how long Big Ben's bongs should be silenced during renovations.

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