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Covid: University of Surrey lowers entry grades to 'relieve anxiety'

Requirements for most courses will be reduced to "relieve the pressure and anxiety" for students.

Kate warns of lockdown loneliness for parents

The Duchess of Cambridge highlights a "dramatic increase" in parents feeling cut off from support.

Covid-19: Nativity plays and carolling can go ahead, MPs told

Singing in places of worship will be limited, but outdoor carols will be allowed in England, MPs told.

Universal Credit: Millions face losing £1,000 in benefits, campaigners warn

Campaigners urge Chancellor Rishi Sunak to keep a temporary Universal Credit increase in place.

North Sea wind farms: First apprentices 'break stereotypes'

Jovita Beeston, 18, and Hope, 17, begin a three-year apprenticeship at a £2.5bn offshore wind farm.

Covid: Northumbria University staff vote to strike over health fears

Members of the University and College Union say they have concerns over in-person teaching.

New special school for dyslexic pupils to open

The Levels School will be able to teach pupils from a similar school which closed in March.

Cancelled prom pictures win £15,000 Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Alys Tomlinson's Lost Summer features school leavers denied their proms by the coronavirus pandemic.