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Parent Samantha Bateman withdrew her two sons from Discovery New School at the start of the school year because she predicted there would be problems:
I'm devastated for the parents, but I'm also devastated for the kids, and I'm very angry that all this has happened.
Right from the word go I could see problems. I could see this coming. The first thing that I noticed was that a lot of family and friends connected with the school were running it.
– Samantha Bateman, parent
There was no oversight and this didn't seem quite right. We were promised an individualised programme so that our children could learn at their own pace, and that there would be small classes.
They said there would be a real community spirit and that it would be child-centred. Everything they promised wasn't delivered.
Prince Harry has celebrated reaching the South Pole with a team of wounded adventurers following a charity expedition across Antarctica.
Elisabetta Grillo has said that the incident where Charles Saatchi was photographed with his hands around Nigella Lawson's throat prompted her to change her defence.
Asked why she did not mention Ms Lawson's alleged drug taking as part of her defence until last month, Grillo added: "I didn't want to use it before because I wanted to protect her.
"I think especially when Charles picked her nose, it was the proof she still took drugs and he discovered that day.
"So we then decided it was the moment for everybody to know the truth - she could lie easily."
The South African government has estimated around 100,000 passed by Nelson Mandela's coffin while it laid in state for three days at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, including more than 50,000 on the final day.
A statement said: "(The) government reiterates its appreciation to all the people of our country for taking time off from their daily schedules to travel to the Union Buildings to bid President Mandela farewell.
"The expression of love and support has brought immense comfort to the family and loved ones of Tata Madiba."
Questioned by prosecutor Jane Carpenter to explain a duty-free transaction for £69.71 in New York in June 2010, Elisabetta Grillo said: "It was cigarettes for the children. I bought them and Nigella allowed me to buy them.
"I don't remember how many packs. Nigella always told me to buy it."
Asked by Ms Carpenter: "What on earth did you think you were doing, buying cigarettes for underage children?"
Grillo said: "Well, if Nigella Lawson let the children smoke weed..."
Nigella Lawson's former PA Elisabetta Grillo has told the jury that the celebrity cook "let the children smoke weed".
She previously told the court that had seen evidence of drug taking in the home Nigella shared with her former husband John Diamond.
Final preparations are being made at Nelson Mandela's home ahead of his funeral, ITV News Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo has reported:
Inside Mandela home today. Family making final plans, staff rushing around with trays of food. Like prep for any funeral, except this isn't
Police have said they believe a house fire which killed three people in Bolton, Greater Manchester was started after the gas supply was tampered with.
Earlier this week they said they were treating the blaze as suspicious.
It is understood one line of inquiry was that Hassan Rafie, 49, had unlawfully killed his wife before deliberately setting the fire.
Neighbours spoke of hearing an explosion from the kitchen of home shortly before flames spread throughout the property.
Police have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with a house fire in Bolton, Greater Manchester which killed three people in the early hours of Monday.
The bodies of architect Hassan Rafie, 49, and his law student wife, Mahnaz, 48, were discovered in the blaze at the family home.
Post-mortem examinations showed Mrs Rafie died from stab wounds and Mr Rafie from smoke inhalation and burns.
Mrs Rafie's mother, Dolleh Joseph, 74, was rescued by firefighters from an upstairs bedroom but died soon after in hospital from the effects of smoke inhalation and burns.
Defendant Elisabetta Grillo denied that she had taken advantage of former employers Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi in court today.
She maintained that she was allowed to use her company credit card for personal expenditure:
– elisabetta grillo
I have said this so many times - I was part of the family, I worked hard and Nigella wanted to show me how she appreciated my job and my friendship.
I was allowed because I was part of the family.
It's not because I was in the house, because I worked for Nigella, or because they were rich. I was part of the family for 14 years.