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"My hair — I don’t know about you, but it has to be perfect. Perfect." America is to scrap water conservation meas… https://t.co/uLVPVSrlkcThe headline figures mask individual injustices #AlevelResults #UCAS https://t.co/Qi1MlcP4JvOur reporter headed to a school in Essex as students open their brown envelopes #AlevelResults #UCAS https://t.co/yXCb0Rls2kOfqual admitted that schools in disadvantaged areas had their grades lowered more than other schools, saying they h… https://t.co/PrADy4E1ufThe NRA is facing a lawsuit that could spell the end of the powerful lobby group. But will it change minds about th… https://t.co/6VXEskDHY1The official start of the UK’s grouse shooting season, which runs for 16 weeks to December https://t.co/MpxkqWuRIHScottish school-leavers may find it easier than their English counterparts to get into leading universities this ye… https://t.co/nOZ4sjBHT0His pick for vice-president is a moderate who doesn’t frighten voters but she won’t attract those seeking consisten… https://t.co/MrwOJdColoThe official coronavirus daily death count is expected to fall by up to three quarters after ministers switched to… https://t.co/HT6BTPVaUjWe can do without the political hysteria and sabre-rattling at the French with all the real problems facing the cou… https://t.co/VBEKQrFvf9The 14,563 sq ft house is thought to have nine bedrooms, a teahouse, tennis court, swimming pool and a custom-built… https://t.co/ykPJRcOQKmHow are unis going to cope with covid on campus? Amazing advice in our Countdown to Uni guide today. Top tips on mo… https://t.co/hCA7K4807t
Retweeted by The TimesFirst take on A level results day from @thetimes -- a lot of volatility. Youngsters variously devastated/relieved/… https://t.co/4lUfQMM4GU
Retweeted by The TimesEducation secretary Gavin Williamson has insisted he will not change the system for determining this year's A-level… https://t.co/iwVaoHPEcH
Retweeted by The TimesA jump in top grades masked a broader picture of volatility in which the grades schools gave their pupils were slas… https://t.co/TPCFVq7d9gIslamic State militants have overrun government forces and their South African mercenary allies to capture a strate… https://t.co/6M1I4zR18dThe home secretary said that the system was being “exploited by leftie Labour-supporting lawyers” who were doing ev… https://t.co/RdcGJf1Vaj“Try to connect with your preferred university — they will continue to hold virtual open days and events over the c… https://t.co/Kj0vVDa3dB“In a world where students are expecting increasingly customised services, such as supermarket apps recommending fo… https://t.co/Vu0hEqnCF0“There’s no need to feel unsettled or anxious if you find yourself in clearing — in 2019, 53,000 people secured the… https://t.co/ILuhW6sP5D“Clearing is available if you didn’t receive or want to accept any offers when you initially applied, didn’t meet t… https://t.co/z5BE9j2oe2The chief executive of @ucas_online explains that whether you miss your grades or have a change of heart, there are… https://t.co/5hEhkob33KRussia has hit back at criticism of its decision to approve an untested coronavirus vaccine, saying that arguments… https://t.co/nnqSRfpcZYReports of coronavirus rule breaches in Greater Manchester have risen by 25 per cent in a weekend at a time when it… https://t.co/snCLJnsBrkTeachers are to tell their pupils what grades they thought they deserved when they get their results from the exam… https://t.co/Q80KO7WTMAUniversities are promising extra financial incentives, pastoral support and flexibility over entry requirements to… https://t.co/rlNlRLwBw8Pupils are being warned that the scramble for university places in clearing may be even more chaotic than usual thi… https://t.co/0RpUIkeV6XBritain has experienced its longest stretch of temperatures above 34C since the 1960s, after the level was reached… https://t.co/KmOC7bCCQH“Whether you’re delirious or disappointed, you should be reassured that every faculty, department and team at each… https://t.co/lAaJgGd7O0“There’s no vacancy list for adjustment, but looking at the courses available in clearing on the @ucas_online is t… https://t.co/RjYrH28AEJ“Some new doors could be open to you through adjustment. To use adjustment, you need to have achieved all the grade… https://t.co/xyftvySdZBIf you achieve a stronger set of grades, why not take another look at what’s on offer with Ucas adjustment? Clare M… https://t.co/u4mIdmjG9lScotland Yard’s deputy commissioner has defended officers who stopped a Labour MP, complaining that police faced “t… https://t.co/isSNV7w4NaScreening women in their forties for breast cancer could save thousands of lives, according to a British study of m… https://t.co/iBTy9tbioyBoris Johnson’s closest aides, including Dominic Cummings, are to leave 10 Downing Street for new offices on Whiteh… https://t.co/o4W8xI1l9mAmerica faces a “life-changing election”, Joe Biden said last night as he introduced his running mate Kamala Harris… https://t.co/5RFBLYDPLnPriti Patel told Tory MPs that the asylum system was “broken” as she promised to introduce laws that would “send th… https://t.co/JUeBN6DZYVThree people died in a train derailment following torrential rain yesterday at a spot that had been identified as b… https://t.co/YZwlYnClOjMore than 100,000 pupils who will have their A levels downgraded by regulators today have been thrown a lifeline by… https://t.co/w1ZFlCRgwA
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Fewer returns and strong sales of gym clothes and cosmetics during lockdown has prompted Asos to shrug off the cris… https://t.co/4xzByiJ3kpLights, camera, PPE: how to shoot a movie in a pandemic The team behind a new drama starring Derek Jacobi are taki… https://t.co/8B9nc4kecoYoga can be used to treat anxiety, according to a study which has prompted calls for the practice to be clinically… https://t.co/1npkp8bUkmSri Lanka’s president elevated two of his brothers and a nephew into office today, as the Rajapaksa dynasty tighten… https://t.co/K8kHqBdC9XThe cultural sector is suffering a “tsunami” of job losses, an MP claimed today as more of Britain’s world-leading… https://t.co/xz2PK41pjaAgnes Chow was released on bail yesterday after being charged with “colluding with foreign forces” under a draconia… https://t.co/XX7UXwrnXDA special charter flight took 14 migrants to France and Germany after the Home Office found that they had already c… https://t.co/LN5ZPOrT6IUniversity leaders held urgent talks with the government this afternoon to seek clarity after last-minute changes g… https://t.co/DtmvULHZidNew Zealand is “very frustrated” at the slow progress being made in striking a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK,… https://t.co/7r4VzZ2aWuA study into public attitudes towards potential trade deals found growing scepticism about their benefits and incre… https://t.co/2sTIJJF4ZdThe employment data is too good to be true, so where are the hidden victims of the crisis? https://t.co/mIyifxHJR1Lai Xiaomin, a former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management, stored money at several properties, including 270… https://t.co/A6YCi2TziGAt least three people have died in the Indian city of Bangalore after a Facebook post allegedly insulting the Proph… https://t.co/PMRi8M41WeEnrique Peña Nieto is facing a formal investigation for corruption following allegations from one of his closest ai… https://t.co/OIsKf36HQRFacebook has become so essential to many societies that it is suggested that a special framework should be in place… https://t.co/d8yMMFxuKpLooking to invest but don't know how to get started? 💷📈⁣ ⁣ Join @gcgodfrey, Ken Okoroafor of @TheHumblePenny, and H… https://t.co/AtLKLBjhfA
Retweeted by The TimesBy identifying a “swarm pheromone”, researchers believe they may have found a way to fight back against the locusts… https://t.co/2cssTleAuaThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex have bought a family home in the city of Santa Barbara, California, and are said to… https://t.co/3FKkeSx28JWork on the £9 billion Nord Stream 2 scheme, a flashpoint in transatlantic relations, has stalled and the US Senate… https://t.co/tGx5Lveof2"The Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, whose place this is, can really cook" Giles Coren reviews @SixbyNico https://t.co/WNxlvShMjXThe Covid collapse was unprecedented. The big question is how long the recovery will take, writes @PhilAldrick https://t.co/Qquur4TX2t"Since brain-melting heatwaves now seem to be an annual feature of life in certain parts of the UK, we all need to… https://t.co/KmcrCuv7GCThousands of students fear this summer’s emergency marking system will mean they will not get the grades they need… https://t.co/EN0HCAZWalAshley Bloomfield, the director general of health, said that one of the infected worked at a cold storage facility… https://t.co/hCQhHos4EeThe uncomfortable truth, and the biggest headache for education wonks and politicians, is that there is no fair sys… https://t.co/i3kEBmriCl#WorldatFive: Oruc Reis is now stationed midway between Kastellorizo and Cyprus, accompanied by Ankara’s warships,… https://t.co/UqOzTbvE2x#WorldatFive: Ankara began threatening to send its seismic survey vessel, Oruc Reis, late last month, upping the st… https://t.co/0VRMP7LQmy#WorldatFive: A dispute about undersea gas has brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of conflict once again, write… https://t.co/WjZYSWw7HvThree people have died and six were injured after a train derailed and crashed down an embankment in an area hit by… https://t.co/IOEPfUapuILaura Whateley looks at the options for 2020-21 and gets expert tips on how to travel safely https://t.co/9tV6082Cs0Prospective students would be wise to probe universities on their back-up plans in the event of a second wave of Co… https://t.co/7ltyNsPqVzAfter suffering 18 months of protests and then the pandemic, Emmanuel Macron is using his summer break on the Medit… https://t.co/H0zV2SZQb1A farmer tried to extort £1.4 million from Tesco in exchange for divulging the locations of baby food jars laced wi… https://t.co/zc7XksmbuTA pilot has described his miraculous escape after the vintage fighter plane he was flying crash-landed in a field a… https://t.co/GZikJVzgTVBBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 offer little that cannot be provided by commercial radio and should not be funded by the li… https://t.co/JDjTvgZ7jfAnthony Madu, a Nigerian boy who has charmed viewers with a video of his deft, barefoot ballet skills on the muddie… https://t.co/KChp33Uyp4Seventeen years of growth wiped away in under six months. Britain’s economy shrank a record 20.4 per cent in the th… https://t.co/MEWFIq79FaAustralia recorded its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday and the biggest daily rise in infecti… https://t.co/PcoP1s3fpGProductivity fell at its fastest pace on record during the lockdown as millions of people stopped working and econo… https://t.co/aI8CWn8tNWLockdowns sparked a boom in sales for Just Eat, which today reported a record number of new restaurants and active… https://t.co/K8MosvrTJFThe ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s has been accused of “virtue signalling” by a minister after it called on the go… https://t.co/9bTFvPvVl2When his big day was called off, Chris Atkin found himself in a race against time. Either he got hitched, or he cou… https://t.co/GvKQnUnGkjThis year A-level results day is marked by more uncertainty than usual after the coronavirus pandemic meant that ex… https://t.co/uU0sqIALupThe bodies of two friends have been recovered from the waters off Brighton after a dinghy was seen drifting out to… https://t.co/fLgtALShVfThe War Office feared a public backlash over The Bridge on the River Kwai’s “inauthentic” portrayal of British PoWs. https://t.co/sLC7PQsilV"This book has one story to tell: how Harry and Meghan are the victims of a wicked Palace and an even more wicked m… https://t.co/uHNW1W9dMxThe key details from Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand's book: https://t.co/iGXCdZP9m5A row over staged photos, a health scare and unanswered messages: why Thomas Markle missed his own daughter’s weddi… https://t.co/IuIppqnYQcThe two princes had been inseparable, but as Harry’s relationship with Meghan blossomed into marriage, a rift betwe… https://t.co/DZuFMnhAu6Extracts from Finding Freedom, the first account of Megxit and the feud between Prince Harry and William, were seri… https://t.co/rviaqN0T1YTheresa May appears to have missed the memo on Boris Johnson’s planning reforms limiting the powers of local politi… https://t.co/pduksxWOK8The success of virtual tours shows that institutions are running out of excuses over the restitution of colonial ar… https://t.co/qhhcP1eP2KIt has emerged that Liz Truss backed away from signing a historic post-Brexit trade deal with Japan last week in su… https://t.co/azKLCnXSklYou may think a shot of whisky will help you to sleep, but too much alcohol does the opposite. “More than about a u… https://t.co/3FmcCTUs7rWhen it comes to how warm or cool to keep your room, Walker pinpoints 18-18.5C as optimum. Dr Stanley recommends le… https://t.co/ThmOPUqtvxDr Neil Stanley says that it’s wise to keep any electronics, even a television, out of the bedroom “because you sho… https://t.co/JTZgXIh6unAvoid bright light in the evening. We need darkness to trigger the rise in melatonin that precedes sleep, professor… https://t.co/uZXIV5aTigMost people will need between six and eight hours a night, but the best person to work out how much sleep you need… https://t.co/vfLlr8u8LFStruggling to sleep? How can we learn to sleep better? And why does it matter? The Times has brought together the… https://t.co/hNq88rVmMMBoris Johnson insisted yesterday that schools can return safely if there is “discipline” about the rules as ministe… https://t.co/GWqpxk24G2It's official: the UK economy is back in recession. This week we've heard of record-high job losses and a sharp eco… https://t.co/EC0IZR0OQN
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