London Daily News
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020
Add Your News
Apply cold water to burned area
Quote of the Day
The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.
'Log off! Log off!' teacher orders students when sexual assault livestreamed during first grader's remote learning class
An 18-year-old man out on bond for a gun case was held without bail after he livestreamed himself during a sexual act with a 7-year-old first grader on break from her Chicago Pu...
Next year's exams in England delayed but still going ahead
Next summer's A-levels and GCSEs in England are going ahead - but with reduced content for some subjects and a start date pushed back by three weeks.
The Royal Ballet of Britain is bound to be in action
The pandemic has made the theatres and concert halls to be closed for a long period, musicians, actors, performers struck at home. The Royal Ballet, Britain’s largest ballet com...
Britain’s best universities are dominated by private schools. Could I help level the playing field?
My local comprehensive had not had a student go to Oxford or Cambridge in seven years. So I offered to give its brightest pupils the confidence and support of an expensive educa...
A photo from a school in Iran that reopened after 7 months gets netizens talking
The picture, which was shared on Twitter by journalist Farnaz Fassihi showed students sitting inside transparent tents.
British student, 21, secures million-dollar book deal in US
A British-Nigerian student has secured a seven-figure book deal with a US publisher for her debut thriller at the age of just 21.
New norm: Film academy says movies will be required to meet at least 2 diversity standards to compete for best picture Oscar
Film Academy Sets Inclusion Requirements for Oscars, Will Take Full Effect in 2024. The announcement comes just shy of the fifth anniversary of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.
Bristol University to police ‘diet culture & fatphobia’ language in sports after students’ union denounces ‘burning calories’
Telling students at the gym to put effort into burning calories may soon be a banned approach at Bristol University. Its students’ union thinks this language promotes a ‘thin pr...
First look as London's new floating cinema launches in Merchant Square
There’s a brand new floating cinema experience launching in London today, and the first pictures have now been revealed. Openaire, Merchant Square and GoBoat are welcoming membe...
Apps for children must offer privacy by default
Apps, social media platforms and online games that are specifically targeted at children will now have to put privacy at the heart of their design.
Back to school for millions of pupils in England
Millions of pupils in England are returning to school after the unprecedented shutdown linked to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Free Willy: British TV to show erect penis for first time in history, but online public not impressed
The UK’s Channel 4 is to air a “taboo-shattering” documentary featuring close-ups of eight erect penises – a first in broadcasting history. The target audience responded to the ...
London carnival show goes on - with more import than ever
Organizers of Europe’s biggest street fair, which traces its roots to the emancipation of Black slaves and race riots in London during the late 1950s, say the event is more impo...
A-levels and GCSEs: Boris Johnson blames 'mutant algorithm' for exam fiasco
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has blamed a "mutant algorithm" for this summer's exam results fiasco.
Ofqual chief resigns after exams chaos
The head of England's exams regulator quits after the chaos of this year's A-level and GCSE results.
Face masks U-turn for England’s secondary schools
Secondary pupils in England will have to wear masks in school corridors in local lockdown areas of England, after the government reversed its guidance.
A $300 “Degree” From Google Divides the Tech World
A new route into the industry or a recipe for a generation of ‘disposable developers’? Google’s new scheme splits the crowd.
Google Wants To Disrupt College, With Courses That Replace 4-Year Degrees
Google disrupt the conventional form of higher education. In a new initiative called Google Career Certificates, the tech giant is offering professional courses on job-ready ski...
Missing classes ‘more damaging’ than Covid: Johnson urges parents to send kids back to school as govt warns of fines for absence
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on parents to allow their children to go back to school, insisting that continuing their education is “vitally important” and skipping...
Scottish high schools may introduce face coverings
The use of face coverings in corridors and communal areas of secondary schools is set to be introduced in Scotland.
Subscribe also to our WhatsApp channel:
Add Your News