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Can you make the grade? Try 10 GCSE questions

Older generations love to talk about how much harder exams were "in my day". Is there any truth in this claim?
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Alastair Campbell: 'I’d like to go back to Labour'

Former 10 Downing Street spin doctor Alastair Campbell has revealed he would like to re-join the Labour Party.
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Cuadrilla suspends fracking after biggest tremor yet

Cuadrilla has suspended fracking at Britain's only shale gas exploration site after it recorded its biggest tremor yet.
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Proportion of pupils getting top grades in 'tougher' GCSEs rises

The proportion of pupils getting the top GCSE grades has risen slightly for a second year in a row. ...
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Laura Ashley in the red as home furnishing falls out of fashion

Laura Ashley has plunged into the red after dwindling demand for its furniture and decorating products dragged sales lower - partly blamed on weak consumer ...
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Workplace perks: How companies are keeping their employees happy

From free travel money to 14 weeks of paid paternity leave, companies in the UK are offering some extreme perks to attract and retain staff. ...
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Microplastics found in UK tap water

The World Health Organisation has called for urgent research on the risks of microplastic to human health after confirming that tiny fragments are found in ...
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UK in danger of missing its own climate change targets

The UK will miss its climate change target unless it takes urgent action, according to a committee of MPs. ...
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GCSE reforms face full test as more swap to new grades

Former education secretary Michael Gove's reforms to GCSEs get their first full test this summer, two years after sweeping changes were implemented. ...
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Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions - Oxfam

Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by ...
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