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‘A change in grading could be a timely and useful way for the government to ‘reset’ A-levels’
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Instant Opinion

‘A change in grading could be a timely and useful way for the government to ‘reset’ A-levels’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 Aug 2021
‘Geronimo the alpaca is irresistibly cute - hence the public outcry’
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Instant Opinion

‘Geronimo the alpaca is irresistibly cute - hence the public outcry’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Aug 2021
China reports first human case of H10N3 bird flu: how dangerous is it?
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In Brief

China reports first human case of H10N3 bird flu: how dangerous is it?

Last significant outbreak of bird flu was in 2016 when 300 people died
2 Jun 2021
Badger cull: second anti-TB campaign begins
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In Depth

Badger cull: second anti-TB campaign begins

Despite opposition, badger culling is underway for a second year in an attempt to eradicate bovine TB
9 Sep 2014
Flood prevention: deal imminent for new homes
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In Depth

Flood prevention: deal imminent for new homes

Four-year standoff betweeen developers, authorities and environmentalists may be coming to an end
10 Jan 2014
557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Paterson
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In Depth

557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Paterson

As Cobra meets to discuss flooding, Environment Secretary is left in deep water by predecessor
3 Jan 2014
BADGER CULL: omnivoreshambles engulfs coalition
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In Depth

BADGER CULL: omnivoreshambles engulfs coalition

Now it’s an 'omnivoreshambles’ as West Country farmers fight shy of higher-than-expected costs
19 Oct 2012

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BADGER CULL: May steps up fight against 'tragedy'
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In Depth

BADGER CULL: May steps up fight against 'tragedy'

Trial badger culls are to go ahead within weeks, but wildlife groups are mobilising
18 Sep 2012
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