Christal Hayes USA TODAY Published 12:26 AM EDT Aug 1, 2019 WASHINGTON – Night two. 10 candidates. Lots of fighting. There was a lot of anticipation of another faceoff between Sen. Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden during Wednesday's Democratic Debate in Detroit but Biden — the current frontrunner — was the target of basically everyone on stage. Candidates vying for the party's nomination in the 2020 election attacked Biden on everything from race and immigration to healthcare and his record as the vice president. And yes — there were lots of fireworks. 1. Booker to Biden: You can’t invoke Obama 'when it’s convenient' Sen. Cory Booker hit Biden hard multiple times throughout the debate. After Biden ducked a question where New York Mayor Bill de Blasio put him on the spot about whether he backed the 3 million deportations that happened under former President Barack Obama, Booker … [Read more...] about Democratic debate 2019: The top moments from day two in Detroit
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Imagine studying for a GCSE and then deciding to drop it at least halfway through the course. What about all those lessons and copious homework assignments – was it all for nothing? But that’s what has just happened to dozens of Year 10 pupils at Clayton Hall Academy . Staff have advised them to focus on fewer subjects when they start their final year in September. The school has become increasingly concerned about the pressures being placed on young people following the introduction of tougher GCSEs. Some are struggling to cope. The GCSE maths syllabus, for instance, has earned the nickname ‘fat maths’ nationally as it contains double the previous amount of content. There are also far more exams crammed into the summer period. By getting young people to drop one of their other GCSEs, they can spend more time on English and maths and stand a better chance at good grades. On the face of it, Clayton Hall’s advice makes sense and most pupils will still … [Read more...] about Are the new GCSEs too demanding for today’s students?
All 48 seats on Guildford Borough Council will be up for election on May 2. The Conservatives are currently firmly in control of the council, holding 31 seats - six more than are needed for a majority. The number of seats up for election, and the number of votes you have, will depend on where you live. Some wards, like Onslow and Holy Trinity, elect three candidates, others elect two or even one, so make sure you check how many boxes you need to tick when you get to the polling station. Polls open at 7am on May 2 and close at 10pm, with the votes counted the next day. Read More More Guildford headlines Read on to find out more about who is standing in your ward. Candidates were given 100 words to make their pitch to you (and we cut them short if they went over). If you don't know what ward you live in, you can put your postcode into this webpage to find out. It will also tell you who currently represents your ward. Ash South and Tongham Paul Abbey, Residents for Guildford and … [Read more...] about Meet the candidates hoping to be elected to Guildford council
A young mum who managed to knock £134 a week off her supermarket shop through coupons has revealed how everyone else can access the discounts, too. Ashley Leverett, 29, said she's so good at finding the bargains that her husband has even nicknamed her "The Coupon Queen". The mum-of-one who also works as a waitress said she's slashed her weekly grocery bill by nearly £7,000 a year, simply by using money-off vouchers. Ashley, of Seneca, South Carolina, USA, who has a daughter, Mila, three, has such a knack for spotting the best savings, that she has even amassed 4,600 followers to her Instagram account, devoted to what she calls 'The Craft of Couponing.' She now hunts for them on the side - and makes a career out of helping others find amazing deals on household and personal products, including detergents, shampoos, trainer nappies and food. "I work weekends at the Red Lobster seafood restaurant in Anderson, but spend the rest of the week couponing. "I travel for up to 300 … [Read more...] about Mum, 29, reveals how she saves £134 a week on her food shop
The spotlight today is on Darran Agius, 37-year-old, former footballer and futsal player but at present one of the local leading long-distance runners. He spent his entire life investing in sports and academics. He is a father of a handsome six-year-old boy, Jerome who is already following in his father's footsteps. Graduated in 2002 in Bachelor of Commerce (Melit.) followed by BSc. (Hons.) Financial services at the University of Manchester 3 years later. In 2011, he graduated in MSc. Human Resource Management and Development at the University of Leicester. He works as a Private Clients Investment Advisor where he manages a portfolio of high net worth clients, providing them with Investment advice at one of the highly renowned commercial banks in Malta. 1. Darran, you have come quite a long way in athletics, even though your experience as a former football and futsal player helped you a lot. In fact, delving into your CV, your first 5km race was covered in 18:53, 10K in 41:50 but 3 … [Read more...] about Place your investment here