BBC – Education & Family News
- Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:08:25 +0000: Record university offers now 3% higher than last year - BBC News - Education & Family
A record 442,900 people have been offered places at UK universities since A-level results were published on Thursday.
- Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:36:33 +0000: Sturgeon launches school reading challenge - BBC News - Education & Family
Nicola Sturgeon challenges pupils across Scotland to read from a list of up to 100 books as part of a drive to improve literacy.
- Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:57:28 +0000: Record university offers as top A-level grades slip - BBC News - Education & Family
Record numbers of UK university places have been offered - as top A-level grades fall for the fifth year in a row.
- Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:26:27 +0000: Wirral teen celebrates nine A* grades and has University Challenge hopes - BBC News - Education & Family
A teenager celebrates achieving nine A* grades at A-level and hopes to be a future contestant on University Challenge.
- Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:53:00 +0000: Foreign languages A-level slump blamed on cuts - BBC News - Education & Family
Sixth form funding pressures have been blamed for a drop in foreign language A-level candidates.
World News International
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:43:41 +0000: Hugh Schofield: France agony over Team GB glory - BBC News - Home
Team GB's spectacular Olympic success leaves France feeling both admiration and envy, as Hugh Schofield reports from Paris.
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:28:47 +0000: Turkey evacuates town amid anti-IS Syria campaign - BBC News - Home
Turkey evacuated Karkamis near Syria, as it prepares an offensive against so-called Islamic State holding Jarablus.
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:27:01 +0000: 34kg pearl found in Philippines 'is world's biggest' - BBC News - Home
Philippine officials believe they may have recovered the biggest natural giant clam pearl in the world - weighing a whopping 34kg (5.2 stone).
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:26:29 +0000: Claudio Bravo: Man City target arrives for medical from Barcelona - BBC News - Home
Barcelona and Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo arrives in Manchester for a medical with Manchester City.
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:14:44 +0000: Harambe the gorilla: Cincinnati Zoo deletes Twitter account - BBC News - Home
An Ohio zoo where a gorilla was shot and killed deletes its Twitter account following constant online harassment about the animal's death.