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Drop in high A-level scores

The number of London students getting the highest grades in A-Levels has fallen for the first time in more than 20 years.

Today's exam results show that 28.5 per cent of this year's entries got an "A-star" or an "A".

Last year, it was just over 29 per cent.

The worry is that some students will now miss out on the universities of their choice.

Paul Brand has this report.

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