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Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer'

There will be generous grades and advance notice of topics, as GCSEs and A-levels in England go ahead.

Covid-19: Do not resuscitate orders may have been used without consent

There was a jump in complaints about such orders in the first wave of the pandemic, the care watchdog says.

Live animal exports to be banned in England and Wales

The environment secretary says the ban could be in place by the end of 2021 in a move away from EU rules.

Covid: Some students not back until February next term

Universities in England are staggering the return of students after Christmas over five weeks.

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BBC news for Gloucestershire

Pandemic inspires Phil Beastall's latest Christmas short

Mr Beastall says he hopes the new film "resonates after the year we've had".

Ex-magistrates court reopens to meet virus backlog

Cirencester's mothballed court will hold both magistrates and crown hearings.

Teenage girl raped near Gloucester's Coney Hill Park

Forensic officers are at the scene in Abbeymead and an investigation is ongoing.

Hindu scriptures can 'inspire greener living', eco-activists say

Hindu climate activists use their faith to highlight the need to care for the environment.