The Grime star Stormzy says he is funding the costs of two more students from minority backgrounds to study at Cambridge. It follows his decision last year to support two students there – as part of an effort to help more students from black and ethnic minority families get to Oxbridge universities. Or is it simply perpetuating…
The proportion of students who achieved top A-level grades has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade. Teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their results this morning – a quarter of them received A or A-star grades. But some schools did buck the trend – Brampton Manor Academy in East…
The search for a missing British teenager in Malaysia has ended after her body was found by police.
Karine Polwart is one of Scotland’s most celebrated folk singers, but it’s her album of famous pop hits ‘Scottish Songbook’ which has finally made it into the UK top ten.
This time next year, Scottish universities will offer guaranteed undergraduate places to students who’ve been in care, as long as they meet minimum standards. We have been speaking to care-leavers with academic ambitions.
Tonight will be the second night evacuees are spending away from their homes, but some people living on the edge of the reservoir have stayed behind.
It is the biggest game in the world, with tens of millions of fans, now into its tenth season.
It was not quite the hottest day ever but for many of us it certainly felt like it, as top temperatures in Cambridge reached just over 38 degrees Celsius, a shade over a hundred degrees Fahrenheit, while other countries across Europe have also been smashing their all time heat records.
Temperatures in the UK could hit a new record tomorrow – a staggering 39 degrees.
They were the self-confessed oddballs from the bible belt in the heart of the American south.
It’s got stars galore and an Oscar-winning director at the helm, yet the trailer for the Hollywood adaptation of Cats has sent the fur flying worldwide. It’s been described as catnip online with the film trending across all social media platforms. Critics complained that the felines created through special effects look “weird and creepy”. The…
The singer KD Lang’s landmark album ‘Ingénue’ catapulted the star into an icon 27 years ago.
One in four people in the UK want their entire digital presence to be automatically wiped when they pass away.
And he also launched a veiled attack on Donald Trump and other political leaders who refused to recognise the scale of the crisis.
If yesterday’s Pride parade was a celebration of LGBTQ rights the struggle for equality is by no means won.