The number of top grades achieved at GCSE level has fallen for the second year in a row. It's the biggest drop in the exams' twenty-five year history. One school in a deprived area of Worcestershire has bucked the trend, doubling its proportion of students receiving A star to C grades.
Even there, teachers are warning exams are getting tougher. Watch our full report here:
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A worker has been airlifted to hospital with a serious leg injury after an accident at a factory near Kidderminster.
Dry with bright or sunny periods, allowing temperatures to rise a little higher compared to today, making it feel warm in the light winds.
There will be plenty of sunshine across the region tomorrow and it will be generally warmer than today with a light south-westerly breeze.