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Coventry Building Society agrees potential takeover of Co-op Bank

Coventry Building Society has agreed a potential takeover of rival high street lender The Co-operative Bank for up to £780 million. The two groups have been in discussions over a possible merger for several months. A deal would create a combined group with a balance sheet of £89 billion, making it a bigger player in […]

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Liverpool and West Ham out of Europa League

Liverpool crashed out of the Europa League after they failed to turn around their 3-0 first-leg defeat to Atalanta. Jurgen Klopp’s men took the lead from the spot in the seventh minute through Mohamed Salah but could not find the goals needed as they fell to a 3-1 aggregate loss in the quarter-finals. West Ham […]

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Reports of Israel attack on Iran

Commercial flights began diverting their routes over western Iran after claims of an Israeli attack on the city of Isfahan. The incident comes as tensions remain high in the wider Middle East after Iran’s unprecedented missile-and-drone attack on Israel. Dubai-based carriers Emirates and FlyDubai began diverting around western Iran about 4:30am local time. They offered […]

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Report highlights crisis in teacher recruitment

A recruitment crisis in English schools is being made worse by huge turnover rates among teachers, according to a new report. The TUC said its research suggested that teacher vacancies have increased in nearly nine in 10 English local authorities since 2010. The growth in vacancies coincides with England having one of the worst pupil-to-teacher ratios in […]

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Younger children increasingly online and unsupervised

Infant school children are increasingly online and being given more digital independence by their parents, according to a new study from Ofcom. The communications regulator said around a quarter (24%) of five-to-seven-year-olds now own a smartphone, and three-quarters use a tablet computer. In its annual study of children’s relationship with the media and online worlds, Ofcom said the […]

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Report highlights crisis in teacher recruitment

A recruitment crisis in English schools is being made worse by huge turnover rates among teachers, according to a new report. The TUC said its research suggested that teacher vacancies have increased in nearly nine in 10 English local authorities since 2010. The growth in vacancies coincides with England having one of the worst pupil-to-teacher ratios in […]

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Former SNP chief executive and husband of ex-first minister Nicola Sturgeon, has been re-arrested in connection party finance probe. Peter Murrell, former SNP chief executive and husband of ex-first minister Nicola Sturgeon, has been re-arrested in connection with the police investigation into the party’s finances. The 59-year-old was previously arrested on April 5 last year in […]

The Rocket is chasing his eighth title History-chasing Ronnie O’Sullivan will start the World Snooker Championship against Jackson Page as reigning champion Luca Brecel faces David Gilbert. The sport’s best take to the green baize at the Crucible from Saturday, with the winner crowned in Sheffield on Sunday, May 6. Seven-time world champion O’Sullivan begins […]