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The school fines lottery for parents with absent children

Families of children who miss school face harsher penalties depending on where they live in England, the BBC has found.

Young non-smokers told not to take up vaping by experts

But the findings do show that vaping is far safer than cigarettes, so smokers should switch.

Transgender charity Mermaids under investigation

The Charity Commission is investigating concerns over safeguarding.

GCSE and A-level grades in Wales to be marked generously in 2023

Qualifications Wales says the decision reflects the "long-term impact" the pandemic had on learners.