The education watchdog Ofsted has raised concerns that England’s most disadvantaged pupils are most likely to be affected by serial under-performing schools.
“It’s easier to get drugs in prison than a clean pair of socks” according to one former inmate.
There was something Shakespearean about it. The warring factions of a troubled family parlayed in Norfolk. Cornwall, Cambridge and Sussex, all huddled under the ire of the Monarch. Just before their summit, Cambridge and Sussex issued a statement attacking the press for allegedly “stuffing the ears of men with false reports”. Then, in the last…
The Queen is said to want the issue of Prince Harry and Meghan’s role resolved ‘at pace’. And tomorrow along with Princes Charles, William and Harry she will hold a meeting to discuss how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex can step back and be financially independent while remaining Royal with all its benefits.
Sir Keir Starmer has officially launched his bid to become Labour leader, with a promise to defend the party’s radical values and win back voters. The Shadow Brexit Secretary also vowed to end anti-Semitism in the party. Meanwhile, Rebecca Long-Bailey – the leadership contender seen as the favourite of the left – has been out canvassing members.
Church services have been held for the two victims of the London Bridge terror attack.
A growing number of schools are being accused of banning hairstyles worn only by black pupils, which parents complain is unfairly discriminating against their children.
MI5 and Scotland Yard are now carrying out an urgent inquiry into how a convicted terrorist who was under ‘active investigation’ was able to carry out a deadly attack.
Officers are still searching the address in Stafford where Usman Khan had been living since he was released from prison in December last year.
A High Court judge has ruled that demonstrations outside a Birmingham primary school against LGBT-inclusive education should be permanently banned, saying the protests around Anderton Park school were having an adverse effect on pupils and staff.
The Vue cinema chain has defended its decision to ban a movie about gang rivalry after a fight broke out at a cinema where the film was being shown.
Less than a week until the deadline for registering to vote in December’s election – a quarter of black and ethnic minority voters haven’t done so. Operation Black Vote are about to launch their campaign to encourage minority voters to go to the polls, including a video and posters in key seats around the country.…
Boris Johnson has called a meeting of the government’s emergency committee – as more heavy rain is expected in flood-affected areas of England.
As the election campaign continues, there’s an increasingly bitter battle for religious votes, much of which is taking place on social media.
One veteran who did not take part in commemorations today was Inayet Ali.