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Lucia interview’s Barry Ashworth from Dub Pistols about their hit album “Addict”

According to a press release, the project will be “a melting pot of dubwise sensibility, junglist riddims, and feelgood party anthems”. Dub Pistols co-founder Barry Ashworth revealed that the LP had been recorded over the course of two years, “but has been 25 years in the making”. “I recorded over 3 albums worth of music to get to the finished version of ‘Addict’,” he explained. “Every time I finished a […]

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HOW WILL STUDENTS IN ENGLAND RECEIVE EXAM GRADES THIS SUMMER?

The Government and Ofqual have unveiled how pupils in England will receive their grades after this summer’s GCSE and A-level exams were cancelled. Here is how it will work, based on what we know so far: – How will teachers decide pupils’ grades? Teachers will be able to draw on a range of evidence when determining grades, including mock exams, coursework or other work completed as part of a pupil’s […]

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EDUCATION SECRETARY DOES NOT RULE OUT LENGTHENING SCHOOL DAYS FOR COVID CATCH-UP

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has not ruled out lengthening school days or shortening summer breaks to help pupils in England catch up from coronavirus disruption. Ministers announced an extra £400 million of funding on Wednesday and asked secondaries to deliver some summer teaching to counteract the months of classroom closures. With all pupils in England set to return on March 8 in the first easing of the lockdown, the programme […]

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TIGER WOODS FACING HARD RECOVERY AFTER SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES IN CAR CRASH

Tiger Woods is facing the toughest recovery of his remarkable comeback-filled career after undergoing surgery on right leg injuries following a car crash which could have cost him his life. Woods was driving through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his car struck a sign, crossed over a raised median and two oncoming lanes and toppled down an embankment, coming to a halt […]

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QUEEN’S COMMONWEALTH TV SPECIAL TO AIR HOURS BEFORE SUSSEXES’ OPRAH INTERVIEW

The Queen and senior members of the royal family will take part in a special television programme celebrating the Commonwealth, just hours before the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Oprah interview is aired in the US. The annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey has been cancelled this year for the first time in nearly half a century, because of the pandemic. Instead the Queen will share her annual message […]

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DUKE OF EDINBURGH ‘OK’ IN HOSPITAL – WILLIAM

The Duke of Cambridge has said the Duke of Edinburgh is “OK” after his 99-year-old grandfather spent a sixth night in hospital. William was asked about Philip’s health during a visit to a Covid-19 vaccination centre in Norfolk and lightened the mood by giving a playful wink. At the end of his tour of the inoculation hub, set up in the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange, the duke was quizzed about […]

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DONALD TRUMP SET FOR FIRST POST-WHITE HOUSE APPEARANCE

Donald Trump will be making his first post-presidential appearance at a conservative gathering in Florida next weekend. Ian Walters, spokesman for the American Conservative Union, confirmed that Mr Trump will be speaking at the group’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on February 28. Mr Trump is expected to use the speech to talk about the future of the Republican Party and the conservative movement, as well as to criticise […]

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PRINCESS EUGENIE AND JACK BROOKSBANK REVEAL ROYAL BABY NAME

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their baby son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank. The couple are pictured smiling with their first child, in an image released by Buckingham Palace. The newest addition to the royal family, who was born at the exclusive Portland Hospital in central London at 8.55am on February 9, is the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s ninth great-grandchild. The choice of Philip pays […]

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CARE HOME RESIDENTS TO BE ALLOWED ONE NAMED INDOOR VISITOR FROM MARCH 8

Care home residents will be allowed to hold hands with a regular indoor visitor from March 8 under the Government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions in England. Visitors will be required to take a coronavirus lateral flow test before entry and personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn. Residents will be asked not to hug or kiss their relatives, though hand holding will be permitted. Guidance for care homes is […]

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DUKE OF EDINBURGH SPENDS SECOND NIGHT IN HOSPITAL

The Duke of Edinburgh is spending a second night in hospital after he felt unwell and was admitted as a precaution. Philip is spending a few days in the private King Edward VII’s Hospital in London on the advice of his doctor. The 99-year-old was admitted on Tuesday evening for “observation and rest” and is said to be in “good spirits”. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent his “best […]

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PLANS DRAWN UP TO REQUIRE PHOTO ID TO VOTE BY 2023 – REPORT

Voters will reportedly be required to bring photo ID when casting their ballots in elections from 2023. The proposal is part of a new Electoral Integrity Bill which will form part of the Queen’s Speech in spring and be in force by the time local elections are held two years from now, according to The Daily Telegraph. The paper said passports, driving licences, and other cards – such as library, […]

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