PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

Teachers back moves towards primary Sats boycott

Teachers back moves towards primary Sats boycott

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children sit compulsory tests at age seven and 11 Teachers have backed plans for a possible boycott of primary school tests in England next year. The National Union of Teachers says the tests for seven and 11-year-olds are damaging to children and education. One delegate likened Sats to the […]

Foreign Office ‘concerned’ by N Korea missile test reports

Foreign Office ‘concerned’ by N Korea missile test reports

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A rail passenger in Seoul, South Korea, walks past a TV news report of the failed missile launch North Korea’s attempt to launch a test missile is concerning and UK officials are closely monitoring the situation, the Foreign Office has said. The US said the launch of a land-based ballistic […]

Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly £140m, says NUT

Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly £140m, says NUT

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The teachers’ union has criticised the cost of cancelled free school projects Almost £140m has been “wasted” on free schools and other new types of school, which either closed early or failed to open at all, says a teachers’ union. The National Union of Teachers said the money was […]

Ban on council park fun run fees proposed in England

Ban on council park fun run fees proposed in England

Image copyright Getty Images Councils in England will be banned from charging competitors to take part in weekend fun runs under rules being proposed by the government. Free events, organised by the Parkrun group to encourage fitness, attract thousands of runners on to 5km (3m) courses in parks across the country. A parish council near […]

Councils urge chewing gum firms to aid street clean-up

Councils urge chewing gum firms to aid street clean-up

Image copyright PA Image caption Cleaning gum from the streets is a sticky business Councils in England and Wales have once again told chewing gum manufacturers to pay towards prising gum from pavements. Councils spend £60m a year removing trodden-in gum from streets, said the Local Government Association (LGA). The LGA, which represents 370 councils […]