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England’s Farrell and Smith partner up to revitalise attack for Australia tour

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Owen Farrell has returned to the England squad with a renewed hunger and has teamed up with Marcus Smith to set about revitalising their misfiring attack, according to the assistant coach Martin Gleeson. Farrell misse...

England’s crumbling schools are a ‘risk to life’, officials warn No 10

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Many school buildings in England are now in such disrepair they are a “risk to life”, according to internal government documents leaked to the Observer. Emails sent by senior officials working for education secretary ...

Swati Dhingra to join Bank of England’s monetary policy committee

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The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has chosen an outspoken critic of Brexit as the next member of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee. Dr Swati Dhingra, an associate professor at the London School of Econo...

Ending England’s Covid restrictions was divisive – but the data shows we were right

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It is now five months since the Omicron variant was first detected in the UK – and although its impact was less severe than many initially feared, it’s estimated that more than 30 million people in England have been i...

Brendon McCullum favourite to become England’s Test head coach

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Brendon McCullum, the pioneering former New Zealand captain, has emerged as the favourite to become England’s Test head coach with an announcement on the successful candidate due this week. Rob Key, the director of En...

Pens down: England’s exams regulator exploring online A-levels and GCSEs

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Sitting exams using pen and paper could soon be a thing of the past, as England’s qualifications regulator, Ofqual, said it is exploring technology to transform the way GCSEs and A-levels are administered. The regulat...

England’s women sink France to secure another Six Nations grand slam

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Another grand slam for England, a fourth consecutive Six Nations title, a 23rd win in a row and a considerable statement that they will take some stopping at this year’s World Cup. Whereas they had previously thrashed...

Jerusalem is back, and channelling England’s rough magic once again

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Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem is back, 13 years and, as one fellow theatregoer put it on Wednesday, several culture wars since its premiere. Set on a riotous St George’s Day in a Wiltshire village, the day the functiona...

England’s punitive exam system is good for one thing: preserving privilege

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Why are we doing this to our children? As exam term begins, the question hangs over millions of households. NHS figures suggest that 17% of 6- to 16-year-olds in England now suffer from a “probable mental disorder”, a...

IFS: England’s student loan change to hit poor and minority ethnic people harder

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Young people from low-income or minority ethnic families are the most likely to miss out on a university education if the government goes ahead with plans to restrict student loans in England, according to research. A...

How many more children must die before we fix England’s social services?

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Something is going badly wrong in children’s social care, a system scarred by the names of murdered children. The deaths of Victoria Climbié, Peter Connelly and Daniel Pelka over the past 20 years prompted round after...

Use England’s plentiful brownfield sites for windfarms, urge scientists

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Onshore windfarms need not blight the most beautiful parts of England because there is plenty of room for them next to rail lines and on brownfield land, leading scientists have said. The government decided to keep th...

How to turn England’s rivers from filthy sewers into shining streams

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I wouldn’t go swimming in England’s rivers, in the same way that I wouldn’t flush my head down a public toilet. It’s not just me who feels this way. Even Sir James Bevan, the chief executive of the Environment Agency ...

England’s ambulance service is failing patients and paramedics. We can’t take it any more

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In more than 20 years working in NHS ambulance services as a paramedic, I have never seen response times to 999 calls as bad as they are now. I recently attended an incident in which a woman had fallen over. It was cl...

England’s Gareth Southgate warns of dangers in ‘intriguing’ World Cup draw

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For Gareth Southgate, the moment of jeopardy at the World Cup draw came when Lothar Matthäus reached for the second ball from pot two. England were already installed in Group B and everybody knew that the former Germa...

England’s Women’s World Cup thrill ride has combined luck and judgment

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Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana, both world top-10 ODI batters, are at the crease. Mithali, the India captain, drives an in-swinger from Anya Shrubsole low to point, and the ball dips in front of Sophia Dunkley as she...

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