"Heavy rain with isolated torrential downpours may bring some river and surface water flooding on Saturday,” the EA warned. “Urban areas and small rivers are most likely to be affected. Flooding of properties and parts of communities is possible as well as disruption to travel.” The agency had 104 "low risk" warnings of flooding in place on Thursday morning. … [Read more...] about Storms threaten return of floods to England and Wales
Braced for storm
In a letter to vice-chancellors ahead of A-level results day on Thursday, she said: 'We expect the vast majority of grades to be accurate, but it is essential that we have this safety net for young people who may otherwise be held back from moving on to their chosen route.' … [Read more...] about England braced for A-level ‘shambles’: Boris Johnson is urged to overhaul ‘unfair’ grading process after Nicola Sturgeon U-turned and vowed to tear up marks for 125,000 Scottish students because they were ‘wrongly’ downgraded
With talk of the professional dancers having to stay with their celebrity partners, the final decision on living arrangements remains unknown, as dancer Janette Manrara is uncertain whether she will be able to stay with co-star and husband, Aljaz Skorjanec. … [Read more...] about Inside Strictly Come Dancing 2020’s epic return plan to weather Covid-19 storm
Fifty years after the Warwick scandal, it’s not lefty students but Tory MPs and thinktanks and rightwing papers such as the Telegraph – always eager to find reds under the bed – who warn of the dangers of UK universities’ links to China. Their focus is on security and censorship risks and they quote evidence of Chinese pressure to prevent sensitive subjects such as Taiwan, Tibet, the Uighur Muslims, Tiananmen Square and civil rights in Hong Kong being discussed on UK campuses. … [Read more...] about Academic freedom is precious – so why have UK universities sold out to China?
"You're part of these amazing little people's lives, and it teaches you patience and teaches you things about yourself that you don't like, that you want to work on." … [Read more...] about Busty Christina Aguilera shows off her assets in a pool while wearing a white see-through T-shirt dress