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Recent articles by Poppy:

Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay £1.5m of Coleen Rooney’s legal bills as judge rebukes her over ‘deleted evidence’

Mrs Justice Steyn, who oversaw the Wagatha Christie saga at the High Court, tells Vardy she must pay the initial sum by 4pm on 15 November → Read More

Tory education minister Andrea Jenkyns vows to crack down on ‘Harry Potter degrees’, but there aren’t any

'The current system would rather our young people get a degree in Harry Potter studies than an apprenticeship in construction,' Andrea Jenkyns claims at Conservative conference → Read More

Kwasi Kwarteng speech: Chancellor shrugs off mini-Budget fallout as 'a little turbulence' after tax cut U-turn

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng said there would be "no more distractions" as he addressed the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham (Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images) → Read More

‘My brother took his own life, but his university didn’t even know he was absent. Things must change’

Isabella De George has launched new guidance in partnership with Universities UK to ensure universities provide better support for placement students, after her brother Harrison died by suicide in 2020 while on a teacher training course → Read More

University dropouts jump by a quarter as cost of living crisis pushes students 'to the brink'

Figures published by the Student Loans Company showed that almost 40,000 students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland permanently withdrew from their university courses by the end of August this year → Read More

Labour unveils free breakfast club plans for all primary schools in move that could cost £186m each year

The move would see all primary school children offered free breakfast until the age of 11, while currently only pupils in reception to year two are eligible → Read More

How many kings have been named Charles? Why Charles III will hope for a happier fate than Charles I and II

The Queen’s eldest son has chosen to be known as King Charles III as he takes the throne after the death of his mother → Read More

King Charles III statement on the death of his mother the Queen, in full: ‘A moment of the greatest sadness’

King Charles described the Queen as '[a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved mother' → Read More

T Level results 2022: Health and science exams could be remarked after outcry over swathe of D, E and U grades

Around 1,600 students from 76 schools and colleges across England took this year's T Levels in health, healthcare science and science (Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA) → Read More

Conservative minister Lord Benyon’s family property firm directs tenants to food banks after hiking their rent

In an email to tenants seen by i, property firm The Benyon Estate said it could send over a 'a number of links to various services such as food banks etc… should they be of interest' → Read More

Next Prime Minister will face immediate pressure to call general election this year, poll reveals

People cited the cost of living crisis as the main reason for a general election this side of Christmas, with 46 per cent of adults surveyed by Ipsos saying a national vote is needed to decide a way forward → Read More

GCSE results day 2022: Third of students failed to achieve standard pass grade of 4 in English and Maths

Experts have called for a 'rethink on education policy', arguing that the current system is failing a large proportion of children across the country → Read More

GCSE results day 2022: Number of top grades drops as exam regulator Ofqual tackles pandemic grade inflation

The proportion of GCSEs marked Grade 7 or above - equivalent to the former A and A* - were down by 2.6 percentage points on last year’s record results → Read More

GCSE results day: Pupils told to prepare for disappointment as surge in appeals expected over grade deflation

The number of results marked Grade 7 or above, the equivalent of A or A*, could fall by a record 230,000 this year as the Government attempts to clamp down on grade inflation during the pandemic → Read More

Students face unprecedented living costs at university as loans fail to rise in line with inflation

Students 'will be poorer in real terms' unless they can offset the real-terms cut in support through work or via their parents → Read More

Students urged to come up with 'Plan B' ahead of expected drop in A Level grades this week

The chief executive of Ucas told i that 18-year-olds should drum up a contingency plan amid warnings that as many as 40 per cent of students will have to go through Clearing to secure a university place → Read More

Warrant reveals Donald Trump probed over Espionage Act as FBI seized top-secret documents in Mar-Lago raid

11 sets of classified files in total were taken from the ex-president’s Florida home - with the most sensitive labelled "Classified/TS/SCI" - or "top secret/sensitive compartmented information" → Read More

Thames Water to introduce hosepipe ban for 15m customers ‘in coming weeks’ as extreme heat warning issued

Thames Water urged customers 'to only use what they need for their essential use' ahead of a ban being brought in → Read More

Britney Spears to make music comeback with Elton John duet

Rumours of a high-profile collaboration between the pair have been brewing for months after a landmark court hearing in November last year which ended Spears’ controversial 13-year conservatorship → Read More

Mary Earps says football should be on curriculum after Government refuses to ensure girls can play at school

The Lionesses have called for their Euros victory to be a "turning point" after i revealed the Government had failed to ensure girls had equal access to football in schools → Read More