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Fewer graduates could get first-class degrees next year, warn universities

Graduates will be less likely to get a first-class degree next year, universities in England will warn as they pledge to reverse pandemic grade inflation. Universities UK and GuildHE, which represent more than 100 universities across the country, will announce that by 2023, they will bring the proportion of first-class and 2.1 degrees back in […]

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Now you can read your favourite newspaper on your tablet or phone with launch today of The Mail+ 

Now you can read your favourite newspaper on your tablet or phone with the launch of The Mail+ By Daily Mail Published: 18:27 EDT, 4 July 2022 | Updated: 00:10 EDT, 5 July 2022 The Mail is proud to announce the launch of The Mail+, a brilliantly easy way to read your favourite newspaper on […]

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Tuesday morning UK news briefing: Today’s top headlines from The Telegraph

Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph – a round-up of the top stories we are covering today. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1. Sir Keir Starmer clashes with Labour over Brexit Sir Keir Starmer is facing a Labour revolt over Brexit […]

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Highland Park massacre suspect Robert Crimo, 22, is rapper ‘Awake’ with 16,000 listeners on Spotify

The man suspected of killing six people and wounding more than a dozen others during a July 4th parade in Highland Park is a Donald Trump-supporting rapper with a seemingly-successful music career.  Robert ‘Bobby’ Crimo III, 22, goes by the moniker, Awake the Rapper, in his music career. According to his Spotify page, he boasts […]

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Ukraine war: ‘We need to break them … we have no alternative,’ warns Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said his armed forces were undeterred in their efforts to “break” Moscow’s will to pursue a nearly five-month war. It comes as Russia’s Vladimir Putin hailed his military’s victory in the grueling battle of Luhansk. Russia captured the city of Lysychansk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, bringing an end to […]

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Carrie Johnson ‘openly questioned Chris Pincher’s suitability as whip as far back as 2017’ 

Carrie Johnson ‘openly questioned’ alleged groper Chris Pincher’s appointment as a whip in 2017 while she was a Conservative communication director, reports say.  Mrs Johnson (then Ms Symonds) questioned how Pincher secured the job with the Tories whips’ office after rumours surfaced of Mr Pincher’s ‘misconduct’, according to correspondence seen by Sky News. The claims […]

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Elite soldier sold bullets to ‘drug dealer’ who was really an undercover policeman, court hears

Elite soldier sold bullets to ‘drug dealer’ who was really an undercover policeman catching him in a sting, court hears Regimental Sergeant Major Kirtland Gill, 41, allegedly plotted to sell bullets He was the first black man to hold his post in the Queen’s Coldstream Guards He and an accomplice were caught in their plot by […]

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Constable masterpiece The Hay Wain damaged in Just Stop Oil protest

Mr Lazarus, a 22-year-old music student, said before his arrest that it was a “Hay Wain that demonstrates our road to disaster”. He took part in the protest alongside 23-year-old Ms Hunt, a psychology student who helped found Just Stop Oil after orchestrating protests for Extinction Rebellion and Insulate Britain. She released a statement that […]

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Sir Keir Starmer clashes with Labour over Brexit

He added he would tear down unnecessary barriers to trade as well as strengthening security cooperation with European allies. Sir Keir campaigned to remain in the EU during the 2016 referendum, before serving as Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow Brexit secretary and backing a second referendum. But his speech on Monday was his strongest signal yet that […]

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Child is separated from parents during chaos of Fourth of July parade shooting in Chicago suburb

A desperate search is underway for the parents of a toddler boy who was scooped up by strangers during the chaos of a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Chicago, on Monday.  The boy is ‘safe but with strangers’ according to a tweet from CBS Chicago’s Jackie Kostek, who is now trying […]