Scotland to offer free sanitary products to all students in world first | UK news

Students at schools, colleges and universities across Scotland will have access to free sanitary products as part of a £5.2m scheme to fight period poverty. The Scottish government is the first in the world to make sanitary products available free to all of its 395,000 pupils and students to help “banish the scourge of period […]

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Salisbury park to reopen after novichok search ends | UK news

A park in the centre of Salisbury that has been cordoned off for almost two months after a Wiltshire couple were poisoned with the nerve agent novichok is to be reopened. Queen Elizabeth Gardens, a popular public space, was closed after Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley came into contact with novichok in early July. It […]

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Katie Piper’s acid attacker to be released from prison | World news

The man who threw acid over the TV presenter Katie Piper is to be released from prison after serving nine years of a life sentence. Stefan Sylvestre, now 30, from Shepherd’s Bush, west London, was sentenced in 2009 for the attack and was told he must serve a minimum of six years before becoming eligible […]

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Love Island’s Dr Alex George announces he’s the new Good Morning Britain doctor and starts next week

DR Alex George has revealed he’s landed a role on Good Morning Britain as their show medic. The 27-year-old Love Island star stand in for regular star Dr Hillary while he’s off on holiday in Benidorm. ITV Dr Alex George made his big announcement on GMB today Showzbiz presenter Richard Arnold teased his big announcement […]

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GCSE grade boundaries 2018 – AQA, Edexcel, CCEA and OCR criteria and numbered grading system

TEENAGERS across the country collected their 2018 GCSE results yesterday. Here’s everything you need to know and how the grading system works for the different exam boards… Alamy GCSE Grade boundaries will go live on August 25 What are the 2018 GCSE grade boundaries? Grade boundaries set out the minimum number of marks required for […]

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Strictly Come Dancing star Katie Piper’s acid attacker will be out of jail within weeks

KATIE Piper’s acid attacker will be out of jail within weeks. The Parole Board confirmed the decision yesterday. PA:Press Association Strictly star Katie Piper’s acid attacker will be out of jail within weeks They ignored a plea in person by the telly presenter, one of this year’s Strictly hopefuls. She has had 40 face ops […]

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Croatia hostel beating Brit Laura Denmar, 26, vows to RETURN to Split and ‘enjoy it properly’ after tourist board offers her free hol and booze

A BRITISH musician who said she was beaten in a hostel in Croatia has accepted an invitation to visit the country for free. Laura Denmar, 26, said she was tricked into staying at an “illegal” hostel in Spilt where she was attacjed with a metal pole by thug owners. SWNS:South West News Service Laura Denmar, above, has […]

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Brendan Rodgers’ men frustrated by Lithuanian champions despite third-minute opener in first leg

CELTIC were frustrated by Lithuanian champions Suduva… despite getting off to a flyer courtesy of a third-minute opener. Olivier Ntcham scored early in the Europe League qualifier but were quickly pegged back in a game they dominated. Reuters Olivier Ntcham opened the scoring for Celtic in within three minutes Celtic had the lion’s share of […]

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Keir Starmer: second Brexit referendum should be kept on table | Politics

Labour’s Brexit spokesman has said a second referendum should be “on the table” if parliament is not prepared to accept the final divorce deal that Theresa May negotiates with Brussels. Sir Keir Starmer’s statement contradicted remarks that Barry Gardiner, the shadow international trade secretary, made earlier this week and comes at a time when the […]

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This is why Meghan Markle didn’t have to sign a prenup

THERE’S nothing romantic about a prenup, but many multi-millionaires are still tempted to ask their other half to sign on the dotted line. With an estimated £70 billion in the bank, the Royals are one of Britain’s richest families, while Prince Harry has a personal fortune of £30 million. This is why Meghan Markle didn’t […]

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