• Campion School in Bugbrooke increase achievements in English and maths GCSE

    But in Haringey the number of students getting the best English marks rose to 74 per cent and in maths to 70 per cent - increases of nine and three per cent. There were brilliant individual performances from Ella Gibson who achieved 8A* and 4 A grades, Hattie Cleden 5A* and 7A's, Bryonie Matthews 2A* and 8A's, Amber Thomas 5A*1 A and 4 B's, Emilia Price 3A* 5A and 4B's, Ellie Taylor 4A*, 4A and 4 B grades and Elena Wood 1A*, 8A's and 3B grades.

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  • AP reporter returns to Cuba on 1st commercial flight from US

    The first regular commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba yesterday, as the two nations took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties. "This was a great deal and we're already JetBlue members", South Florida grandmother Neta Rodriguez told me in the check-in line Wednesday morning on her way to visit family in our destination, Santa Clara, and in Havana.

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  • Texas should reduce campus transients after slaying

    Texas should reduce campus transients after slaying

    Haruka Weiser, a first-year ballet student from OR, was killed in April as she walked back to her dorm room after dance class. Meechaiel Criner, 18, was indicted in her murder in July. Meechaiel Criner, a teen runaway who had been in Austin a short time after years in the state's troubled foster care system, is jailed on capital murder charges in Weiser's death.

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  • What locals think of Trump's visit to Mexico, immigration speech

    What locals think of Trump's visit to Mexico, immigration speech

    He is under pressure to clarify just where he stands in a speech that's been rescheduled several times as he and his staff has sent varied and conflicting messages on the issue. "FIGHT!" Trump tweeted. June 2015. In line with his nationalistic policies, he said these repatriated migrants would have to apply to return under the rules of a new immigration system that would select immigrants "based on their likelihood of success in United States society and their ability to be financially ...

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  • Revelan pregunta para plebiscito de paz en Colombia

    Revelan pregunta para plebiscito de paz en Colombia

    La población deberá responder SÍ o NO a la consulta del próximo 2 de octubre para refrendar el pacto con las FARC . Menos mal que ya no la conforma Jorge Pretelt Chaljub, el indigno que hace parte de la cofradía del Centro Democrático. "Nosotros estamos comprometidos con los planteamientos que ha llevado adelante el presidente Santos , he tenido la oportunidad de hablar con él el lunes para felicitarle por el acuerdo", dijo Rajoy ante el Parlamento español .

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  • Man killed in firing in Sopore, Kashmir unrest toll reaches 71

    The youth's killing has taken the toll of deceased civilians in the ongoing civil uprising to 71 while over 7000 have been injured with many of them suffering permanent disabilities due to pellet and other firearm injuries. " Curfew has been lifted from Kashmir except from Pulwama town and the areas in Srinagar falling under the jurisdiction of police stations M R Gunj and Nowhatta", police said.

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  • Stand by My RSS Statement, Will Face Trial: Rahul to SC

    Stand by My RSS Statement, Will Face Trial: Rahul to SC

    Elaborating further as to how RSS has been under attack of Congress party, Lalit said "wherever and whenever there is an election, RSS is maligned". The Supreme Court (SC) today said it will not exempt him from making a personal appearance. Sibal cited the affidavit filed before the High Court and said that Rahul had only accused certain people of RSS and not the organisation as the killer of Mahatma Gandhi.

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  • USA delegation's Gulen extradition talks end in Ankara

    USA delegation's Gulen extradition talks end in Ankara

    Turkey accuses Gulen of masterminding the deadly failed putsch. Speaking at a news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Biden said work was continuing by USA legal experts to evaluate the evidence produced by Turkey that needs to "be supplied to an American court" for an extradition.

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  • India's opposition parties express concern over India-US military logistics pact

    Indian Defense Ministry on Tuesday said the agreement does not create any obligation on either party to carry out any joint activity and does not provide for the establishment of bases. Seen in the context of the fact that India obtained a "major defence partner" designation from the United States last June, LEMOA represents logical progression in bilateral ties.

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  • Crew members 'return to Earth' after yearlong mock Mars mission in Hawaii

    The crew members, including Christiane Heinicke, Sheyna E. Gifford, Carmel Johnston, Andrzej Steward, Tristan Bassingthwaighteand CyprienVerseux, have stayed together for a year, with restricted contact with the outer world. During the mission, numerous participants spent time writing blog posts regarding their experience in the isolated place. Funded by NASA, this experiment tested how a group of strangers would cope with the extreme, and long-term isolation that astronauts would ...

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  • Bongo victory approved by Gabon election commission: members

    Supporters of Gabon opposition candidate Jean Ping have clashed with security forces after President Ali Bongo was declared the victor of Saturday's presidential election. The constitutional court must finalize provisional results, which came a day later than expected. European Union observers criticized a " lack of transparency ", and the EU called for the electoral commission to publish the results from all polling stations.

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  • All You Need To Know About This Year's IFA Berlin

    All You Need To Know About This Year's IFA Berlin

    IFA ( Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin ) is the largest consumer electronics and appliances trade show outside the U.S., and runs until September 7. Based on's report , the Huawei Mate 9 is 5.9 inch in size . Sony is set to cause a stir with a new flagship handset called the Xperia XR, succeeding the X Performance smartphone presented back in spring.

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  • Que mensaje de EPN del Cuarto Informe de Gobierno será diferente

    Que mensaje de EPN del Cuarto Informe de Gobierno será diferente

    En respuesta, el portavoz de la Presidencia de México , Eduardo Sánchez, emitió un comunicado en el que aseguró que Peña Nieto "cumplió con los requisitos establecidos por la Universidad Panamericana para titularse como abogado". Los mexicanos no son derrotistas, por inconformarse por el injusto incremento en los precios de las gasolinas y de la energía eléctrica, que recientemente y en dos ocasiones nos ha recetado la Secretaría de Hacienda.

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  • US, Russia Both Claim Credit for Killing ISIS Spokesman

    US, Russia Both Claim Credit for Killing ISIS Spokesman

    If his death is confirmed , those skills will be hard to replace, even in a group as resilient as Islamic State, after a series of territorial losses and killings of top leaders. A USA counter-terrorism official who monitors Islamic State said Adnani's death would hurt the militants "in the area that increasingly concerns us as the group loses more and more of its caliphate and its financial base.

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  • Dubai Opens Massive Marvel-branded Indoor Theme Park

    Dubai Opens Massive Marvel-branded Indoor Theme Park

    It includes four zones themed around Marvel, Cartoon Network, Lost Valley Dinosaur Adventure and IMG Boulevard with several roller coasters and other rides. Tickets prices are set at Dhs300 for adults and at Dhs250 for children. Annual passes are priced at Dhs2,495. The newly opened Park can be compared to the likes of Disneyland and is expected to be a crowd puller, as all the entertainments are based indoors in a temperature controlled atmosphere.

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  • Donald Trump Narrows Hillary Clinton's Lead in New National Poll

    Donald Trump Narrows Hillary Clinton's Lead in New National Poll

    Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for American exceptionalism during a speech in the battleground state of OH, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept. "We can't contain ISIS, we must defeat them and we will". Clinton also appeared to reference Trump's years of trash-talking Mexico and its government, which he has accused of intentionally sending criminals over the USA border.

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  • Clinton popularity hits career low in national poll

    Clinton popularity hits career low in national poll

    The useful comparison here is Marquette's poll from earlier in August-i.e., during Clinton's convention bounce and Trump's horrific two weeks of minute-by-minute gaffes-which showed Clinton with a 15 percentage point lead in a two-way. That poll was conducted by telephone from August 27-30 with 404 likely voters. President Obama carried the state by almost 7 points in 2012 and by 13 in 2008.

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  • Hillary Clinton's Wisconsin lead over Donald Trump is shrinking

    Hillary Clinton's Wisconsin lead over Donald Trump is shrinking

    Clinton had 42 percent of registered voters' support, while Trump had 37 percent in the new poll, conducted August 25 to 28. When third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein are included in the results, the numbers tighten and give Clinton just a two-point advantage over Trump - a sign that this election is not in the bag for Clinton, and Democrats must not become complacent.

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  • Hackers target Ghostbusters star Jones

    Hackers target Ghostbusters star Jones

    Several celebrities have voiced their support for the Saturday Night Live star, who briefly quit Twitter last month after she was subjected to a barrage of racist abuse. "What's happening to @ Lesdoggg is an absolute outrage", Ghostbusters director Paul Fieg tweeted . Jones announced she was leaving Twitter because of the trolls, leading Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to reach out to her .

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  • National Football League team executives despise Colin Kaepernick

    One executive said he hasn't seen this much collective dislike among front office members regarding a player since Rae Carruth. Freeman is reporting that one unnamed front office executive told him that he wouldn't want to have anything to do with Kaepernick if the 49ers made a decision to part ways with him before the start of the season.

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  • Tropical Storm Hermine update

    Tropical Storm Hermine update

    Forecasters say Hermine's top sustained winds have risen to 45 mph and the storm is now centered about 325 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida. STORM SURGE: The combination of a unsafe storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline.

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