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A-level results are out as uni applications fall



News August 16, 2017


Figures show UK applications decreased from 553,000 in 2016 to just short of 530,000 this year - a 4% drop.The number of EU students planning to study at a UK university or college has also fallen by 5%.The dip is being attributed...

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Hurricane Gert aftermath to split UK - with North and South seeing very different weather



News August 16, 2017


The storm, currently north of Bermuda in the Caribbean, is expected to bring strong winds and rain in the North as it travels across the Atlantic and hits the UK on Sunday.However, the South is set to bask in sunshine, with temper...

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BBC reschedules rival Great British Bake Off show to avoid clash



News August 16, 2017


Channel 4, which bought Bake Off after seven series on the BBC, announced its first series of the revamped show would be aired at 8pm on Tuesday nights, beginning on 29 August.BBC Two's The Big Family Cooking Showdown, which launc...

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Sinkhole continues to grow after consuming front wall and driveway



News August 16, 2017


After consuming garden slabs, parts of the front wall and a portion of the driveway, the 12 ft deep chasm is now threatening to swallow a car.The owner of the house has evacuated on the advice of the council, but it is still uncle...

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Late night shop: Schoolboys hide in Sainsbury's until 2am



News August 16, 2017


The boys - aged 12 and 13 - were discovered by night-workers inside Sainsbury's on the Kingsgate retail park in South Lanarkshire in the early hours of Monday 7 August.The shop closes at 10pm every night, after which it only opens...

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