anger over Scottish exam grades likely to be repeated across the UK – Channel 4 News

Students in deprived areas of Scotland were more likely to have their grades pulled down by the exams regulator than those in well-off parts of the country, it emerged this week. Some otherwise high-achieving students complained of being marked down in all-important Highers exams – not because of their own ability or attainment, but because their school had performed badly in the past. Schools...

paracetamol is recommended for coronavirus – Channel 4 News

The NHS has updated its advice for people who are at home with symptoms of the Covid-19 virus, saying people should take paracetamol as the painkiller of first choice. The new advice comes after France’s Health Minister, Olivier Veran, tweeted that “taking anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, cortisone…) could be an aggravating factor of the infection”. The NHS says there is “currently...