Tens of thousands of 11-year-olds start a week of tests today to show what they've learned in primary school. This year there's a controversial new exam in grammar and punctuation which pupils sit for the first time tomorrow.
Our correspondent Christine Alsford put Fred and Sangeeta to the test!
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Russia has announced that it will expel 23 UK diplomats in a deepening rift over the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter.
Scores of flights were cancelled and drivers were warned to take care as the "mini beast from the east" swept in.
Sergei Skripal, the ex-Russian spy who was the target of the attack, and his daughter Yulia, remain in a critical but stable condition.