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Thousands of students across Scotland got their exam results today, by post, email and even by text.
It is another record results year - and, once again, it has brought allegations that the exams are getting easier.
Scottish ministers say that is not the case and one head teacher in Dumfries has a different explanation: he says a lack of local jobs means pupils stay longer in education - and so get better grades.
Watch the full report from Matthew Taylor below.
Thousands of pupils in southern Scotland have received their exam results - by post, email and text.
It has been a day of celebration for most of Scotland's 150,000 students as overall pass rates increased for Highers, Advanced Highers and Standard Grades.
Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance told ITV News she was delighted that so many have come out with strong results.
Dumfries and Galloway Council have released a comment congratulating both pupils, and the staff who taught them, for their successes in today's exams results.
Nearly 30,000 young people who applied to go to university or college in Scotland have been accepted following the release of the Scottish exam results this morning.
A total of 28,900 applicants were successful.
This is a 2% increase compared with exam results day last year, according to admissions service Ucas.
Of the total, 22,770 are Scottish, which is an increase of 550 compared with the same stage last year.
Applicants can now use the Ucas website to see if they have been accepted or if they are eligible for "clearing", when universities and colleges offer their remaining places.
As of midnight, 28,900 applicants were accepted for a place at university or college in Scotland.
Dr Janet Brown, SQA's chief executive and Scotland's chief examining officer, has congratulated the thousands of pupils across Scotland who received their results today, saying:
Pupils are celebrating their exam results with record performances across Scotland.
Overall pass rates increased for Highers, Advanced Highers and Standard Grades, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) said.
This year sees the final results for Standard Grades which are being replaced.
Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance congratulated the 151,000 candidates being sent their certificates in the post.
- The pass rate for Advanced Highers increased by two points to 82.1%
- The pass rate for Highers increased by 0.5 points to 77.4%
- Intermediate levels one and two increased to 77.8% and 81.8% respectively
The total number of candidates was 150,986, down from 158,908 last year.
Almost 37,000 opted to receive their results by text message or email by 9am.
More people sat Higher English and maths, and there was a "significant increase" in revised sciences, the SQA said.