London headteacher sends letter advising ‘highly critical’ parents to retrain as teachers

A London primary school headteacher has told “highly critical” parents at his school to retrain as teachers.Pupils in schools and colleges in England, except children of key workers and vulnerable pupils, were told to...

Back to school? Appeal for reopening plan and preparation time as minister hints return...

In the first glimmer of hope, a senior minister hinted that younger children could be allowed back soon after the February half-term, but was unable to give any clue when secondary schools, or pupils...

Covid quarantine hotels ‘will be ready in three weeks and could cost travellers more...

Forcing travellers to quarantine in hotels as they enter the UK could reportedly cost them more than £1,000.Prime Minister Boris Johnson will discuss proposals for arrivals to quarantine in designated hotels to ensure they...

Transfer news LIVE! Odegaard and Draxler to Arsenal; Kaide Gordon to Liverpool; Man Utd,...

Frank Lampard has been sacked by Chelsea today, with former Borussia Dortmund and PSG coach Thomas Tuchel set to become the new head coach at Stamford Bridge. Martin Odegaard to Arsenal is the transfer currently...

Ex-wife of celebrity photographer admits killing disabled son when vital care was withdrawn during...

Olga Freeman, 40, had a breakdown while under pressure to look after son Dylan, suffocating him at their home in Acton, west London, and leaving his body under a duvet surrounded by toys.The Old...

The Poltergeist at Southwark Playhouse review: Acting so powerful it’s almost like being there

Review at a glanceFew plays livestreamed under lockdown replicate the immediacy of live theatre, but the ferocity of Joseph Potter’s performance in this one-man show by Philip Ridley makes you feel you’re in the...

Liverpool XI vs Manchester United: Confirmed team news, starting lineup and latest injury list...

The pair should come in at Old Trafford, with a decision to be made over Sadio Mane. Joel Matip made his return from injury and could be relied upon against United, while James Milner may...

Dustin Poirier stuns Conor McGregor with emphatic UFC 257 knockout win

‘The Diamond’ gained revenge for his brutal defeat by the same opponent in 2014, producing a barrage of heavy punches to force a surprise stoppage in round two of the eagerly-anticipated rematch on the...

Three London city workers arrested amid fraud probe into coronavirus bounce back loans of...

Three men who worked for the same London financial institution have been arrested as part of an investigation into fraudulent coronavirus bounce back loans totalling £6 million. The city workers are suspected of using their...

BBC rejects complaint against Laura Kuenssberg for saying ‘nitty gritty’

The BBC has rejected a complaint against Laura Kuenssberg for using the phrase “nitty-gritty”, which anti-racism campaigners claim originates from the slave trade. The broadcaster’s political editor used the term while speaking on an episode...