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PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown

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PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown

PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer asked why the Government was "so slow to act" to implement a lockdown in Leicester after it knew of a spike in virus cases.During PMQs, he told the Commons: "At the daily press conference on June 18 the Health Secretary said 'there's an outbreak of Covid-19 right now in parts of Leicester'."

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Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

Sir Keir Starmer: Government approach to exam results has failed [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Government approach to exam results has failed

Sir Keir Starmer met A-level students at a sixth-form college in Darlington.The Labour leader said: “The algorithm has not worked because it’s assessed40% of students for a downgrade, and for schools and colleges they haven’teven got standardisation over the last two or three years, so this approachhas failed."

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Starmer chats to A-level students in Darlington [Video]

Starmer chats to A-level students in Darlington

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visited Darlington on Thursday morning to talk to A-level students about their exam results and their hopes and plans for the future. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer on A-levels: ‘Something has gone horribly wrong’ [Video]

Starmer on A-levels: ‘Something has gone horribly wrong’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that “something has obviously gone horribly wrong” as exam boards downgrade nearly 40% of school leavers’ grades in England. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer: Exam results system change is ‘shambolic’ [Video]

Starmer: Exam results system change is ‘shambolic’

Sir Keir Starmer launched a scathing attack on a last-minute government change to the school exam results system, describing it as a “fiasco” and “shambolic”. The Labour leader said the change risks students being robbed of their future. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer calls for ‘flexible’ furlough as UK enters recession [Video]

Starmer calls for ‘flexible’ furlough as UK enters recession

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer reacts to the news that the UK has entered recession,and reiterates the party’s call for “more flexibility with furlough”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Prime Minister's Questions Prime Minister's Questions constitutional convention of the United Kingdom

PMQs: Russia report critique from "Remainer elite" [Video]

PMQs: Russia report critique from "Remainer elite"

Boris Johnson has refuted claims from Labour's Ben Bradshaw that the Russia report was suppressed ahead of last year's General Election for Mr Johnson's "personal and party interests", saying this was a "lamentable" approach to the issue. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PMQs: PM "wrote two versions of every article he published" [Video]

PMQs: PM "wrote two versions of every article he published"

Sir Keir Starmer has rejected claims by Boris Johnson that Labour is biased towards Russia, insisting his party is 'under new management'. During the last PMQs before summer recess, the Labour leader also dismissed the Prime Minister's claim that Labour has had 'more flip flops than a Bournemouth beach'. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PMQs: Government bringing forward new security legislation [Video]

PMQs: Government bringing forward new security legislation

Boris Johnson has defended the government's record on Russia promising new legislation in the coming months. Speaking during the last PMQs before summer recess, the Prime Minister said Labour's reaction to the Russia report was due to pressure from 'Islingtonian Remainers'. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street ahead of PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street ahead of PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street to attend the final Prime Minister's Questions before the summer recess in the House of Commons today. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson departs for PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson departs for PMQs

Boris Johnson departs from Downing Street for this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Leicester Leicester City and unitary authority area in England

‘What a way to run a country’ – Government delays Leicester lockdown decision [Video]

‘What a way to run a country’ – Government delays Leicester lockdown decision

The mayor of Leicester says he’s angry after the Government delayed itsdecision on lifting the city’s lockdown. The mayor was expected to be informedof the Government’s decision on Thursday, and heard nothing. Restrictions wereoriginally put in place by the Health Secretary on June 29 after a spike inCovid-19 infections.

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Solskjaer demands more as United defy critics to finish third [Video]

Solskjaer demands more as United defy critics to finish third

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demanded more from Manchester United after defyingthe critics to clinch a Champions League return. Bruno Fernandes' penalty anda goal from Jesse Lingard sealed third in the Premier League after a 2-0final-day win at Leicester. It ended a one-year exile from Europe's top tableand left the Foxes having to settle for fifth place and the Europa League.

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Solskjaer wants United to ‘dominate’ at Champions League rivals Leicester [Video]

Solskjaer wants United to ‘dominate’ at Champions League rivals Leicester

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is determined to get the job done in style as ManchesterUnited face top-four rivals Leicester in Sunday’s Champions League showdown.As a topsy-turvy campaign belatedly draws to a conclusion, United have onestep left after impressively overcoming their worst start to a Premier Leaguecampaign. Wednesday 1-1 draw with David Moyes’ West Ham may have lackedinspiration and excitement, but it saw United break into the top-four for thefirst time since September as Leicester took their place in fifth.

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Homegrown Harry Kane is the ‘special one’ for Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham [Video]

Homegrown Harry Kane is the ‘special one’ for Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham

Jose Mourinho reckons Harry Kane’s relationship with Tottenham means he would not be as “special” playing for another team.Kane put on a masterclass to score twice in a 3-0 win over Leicester that strengthens Spurs’ Europa League qualification hopes going into the final game of the season.It was his sixth goal since the Premier League restart and 13th in 18 games under Mourinho, rubbishing suggestions from some pundits that he cannot flourish under the Portuguese’s style.

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Premier League match preview: Tottenham v Leicester [Video]

Premier League match preview: Tottenham v Leicester

Leicester have several key players missing and Tottenham could take the home advantage.Take a look at the stats here.

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Labour: Government has failed students [Video]

Labour: Government has failed students

Deputy Leader of the Labour party Angela Rayner says the Government has failed students throughout the pandemic but the use of a 'deeply flawed' algorithm to calculate results has been 'devastating'. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sir Keir Starmer condemns changes to how exams are decided as 'shambolic' [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer condemns changes to how exams are decided as 'shambolic'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer calls the changes to how exams results aredecided "shambolic" as he meets teachers at Wakefield College to discussresults days. The Department for Education brought in a "triple lock" onTuesday evening, which means results will be the highest out of pupils'estimated grades, their mocks and an optional written exam.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses nation on eve of Independence Day [Video]

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses nation on eve of Independence Day

President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day said that celebrations of Independence Day this year will be rather restrained. He said, "Celebrations of Independence Day this year will be rather restrained. The world confronts a deadly virus which has disrupted all activities and taken a huge toll. It has altered the world we lived in before pandemic." President Kovind said that August 15 fills us with excitement of unfurling the tricolour, taking part in celebrations and listening to patriotic songs. "Youth of India should feel special pride of being citizens of free nation." For COVID warriors, President said, "The nation is indebted to doctors, nurses and other health workers who have been continuously on the forefront of our fight against this virus. Unfortunately, many of them have lost their lives battling the pandemic. They are our national heroes." He further said, "We have learnt some tough lessons in the year 2020. The invisible virus has demolished the illusion that human being is the master of nature. I believe, it is still not too late for humanity to correct its course and live in harmony with nature."

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