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Changes to GCSE results explained

GCSEs in England have undergone the biggest shake-up for a generation.

Traditional A* to G grades will gradually be replaced with a 9 to 1 system, with 9 being the highest mark.

Peter Bearne explains:

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Malala secures Oxford University place

Malala Yousafzai, advocate for girls’ education and women's equality, has secured her place at Oxford University.

The 20-year-old moved to Birmingham after being shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan on 9 October 2012.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner campaigns for the rights of girls around the world and will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

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