Today Grammar schools get a £50 million to create thousands of new places

The government hand over £50 million to Grammar schools to create new places instead of funding other state schools. Ministers says that this step will give parents more choice for children moving to secondary school when they are 11. But union leaders said the money should be going to those crippled by Tory cuts, where people have had to beg parents for help to buy … Continue reading Today Grammar schools get a £50 million to create thousands of new places

School bans pencil cases to stop bullying

A Primary school in Blyth, Northumberland has banned pencil cases in an attempt to stop the stigma against poor families. The Head teacher of St Wilfrid’s, Pauline Johnstone, has said herself that the reason for the ban is “so there’s no comparison on the tables and children are learning”. Having worked with charity Children North East, the school started providing stationery  for students as well as cutting down on … Continue reading School bans pencil cases to stop bullying

Government grant of £10,000 to be given to every 25 year old person

Every 25 year old, born in UK, will be given a £10,000 Government Grand to help solve yawning economic gap between the generations. The report from the Think Thank’s International Commission, backed by business lobby group the CBI and trade union group TUC, admonish that today’s thirty-somethings are the first generation to see their incomes dropping compared to when their parents were at that age. It … Continue reading Government grant of £10,000 to be given to every 25 year old person

“Is not too late Harry” urge Meghan Markle’s half brother

Tom Markle Junior, 51, sent a handwritten letter to Prince Harry to stop the Royal Wedding. Meghan’s half brother wrote a letter to Prince Harry to cancel the wedding saying “As more time passes till your Royal wedding, it becomes very clear that this is the biggest mistake in Royal Wedding History”. The elder sibling shared a handwritten letter to In Touch. Mr Markle has … Continue reading “Is not too late Harry” urge Meghan Markle’s half brother

Violent crimes in England and Wales is rising

Police figures showing a 22% increase in knife crime and 11% rise in gun crime. Violent crime is on the up. In the last year police recorded 39,598 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument. 22% increase compared with the previous year (32, 468) and is the largest jump ever recorded since 2010. By the end of 2017, there were 688 homicides, including 35 people killed … Continue reading Violent crimes in England and Wales is rising

Who was on board Windrush?

Empire Windrush anchored at Tilbury Docks, carrying hundreds of passengers from the Caribbean (there were also Polish soldiers, people from Britain and members of the RAF) in search of a new life, to Essex, on 21st June 1948. Many came to the UK after hearing about the greater job opportunities, after the UK’s post-war labour shortage. 1,027 passengers, including two stowaways, were released a day after … Continue reading Who was on board Windrush?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their third child!

Prince William and Kate have called their third child Louis Arthur Charles. Today at 11am Kensington Palace posted on twitter: ” The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge.” The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they … Continue reading The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their third child!