Almost a third of teachers who began their career in 2010 quit the classroom within five years of qualifying, according to government figures.
Justine Greening, the education secretary, looks set to be defined by the debate on grammar schools: four months into her job and it’s difficult to point to any other significant announcement or new idea.
What a difference a few days can make.
Nicola Sturgeon has said a meeting with Theresa May at Downing Street about the government’s response to Brexit was “deeply frustrating”.
Theresa May will have to negotiate an interim agreement on Britain’s future relationship with the EU even if the terms of Brexit can be agreed within two years, a former top civil servant at the Foreign Office has said.
According to more than one member of Gibraltar’s business community, it felt “like someone had died”. The day after Britain’s Brexit vote, this outpost of Albion on Spain’s southern tip was in shock.
Theresa May has angered European leaders by telling her first EU summit that she expects Britain to be at the centre of European decision-making until Brexit takes place.
Conservative backbenchers, including the former work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith, are preparing to campaign against £3bn of planned cuts to in-work benefits, in a fresh sign of the pressure Theresa May faces from within her own party.
Michael Gove has become the latest senior Conservative to criticise the governor of the Bank of England, accusing Mark Carney of being intolerant of criticism and lacking in humility.
Germany’s leading economists have urged the EU and Germany to try to halt Brexit or at least contain its fallout, saying the best outcome of the divorce talks would be for it not to happen.
Theresa May is heading for a rebellion over her Brexit strategy after the high court ruled that the UK could not leave the European union without the permission of the British parliament.
Labour will not block the triggering of article 50, which begins the formal process of Britain leaving the EU, and will instead seek to put pressure on Theresa May to bring more detailed negotiating terms to the House of Commons, Tom Watson has said.
The 2015 general election ‘Vote for policies’ website was launched on Thursday.
The UK’s global diplomatic and security influence is at risk if it cuts itself off from the single market and continues to denigrate foreigners, a former civil servant has warned.
Bill Clinton disparagingly referred to Jeremy Corbyn as being selected for Labour leader because he was “the maddest person in the room”, according to a leaked transcript of a campaign speech he made last year.
Oh for the days, before the start of the end of the world, when all one had to worry about was Bake Off moving to Channel 4, and whether or not England striker Harry Kane should be taking corners.
He was born like this, he had no choice. He was born with the gift of the golden voice. Over the last few days, the business secretary, Greg Clark, has reinvented himself as Westminster’s Leonard Cohen.
A senior City figure who was a remain supporter during the EU referendum has urged Theresa May to “get cracking” with the Brexit process, warning that any delays would only cause more uncertainty for business.
Michael Gove’s inspiration for including Tennyson’s The Charge of the Light Brigade in the new English GCSE syllabus is becoming clearer every day.
Britain’s biggest business organisation will make an urgent plea to Theresa May this week to come forward with clearer plans for Brexit to avoid further crippling uncertainty and serious damage to the economy.
The carefully brokered truce within Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is at risk of blowing apart, with the shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, said to be “furious” at John McDonnell’s description of leaving the European Union as an “enormous opportunity”.