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Swinney to announce major u-turn over results day downgrade ‘shambles’

Teenagers protested on Friday about the downgrades system - Andrew Milligan/PA
Teenagers protested on Friday about the downgrades system – Andrew Milligan/PA

John Swinney will announce a major school exams climbdown on Tuesday after a furious backlash over the downgrading of 124,000 results left the Education Secretary on the brink of losing his job.

The SNP will admit it “got it wrong” over the system used to grant this year’s National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results, following the cancellation of exams due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The system devised by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) saw thousands of pupils have their grades lowered from teacher recommendations by an arbitrary “moderation”

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious For Memorial Day Weekend

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We check out some of the most interesting cars up for grabs right now!

The classic and collector car market is a fantastically diverse tapestry of vehicles from every breed and era. Delving into the classifieds reveals some real gems waiting to find a new home with both enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. Every week we’ll be highlighting the top cars in need of a new home that caught our eye.

Yenko, Thompson IMSA Corvette Is American Racing History

When it comes to racing Corvettes of the ’60s and ’70s, Don Yenko and

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I Started My Period At Age 10. My Mom Made It The Best Day Ever.

(Photo: Carol Yepes via Getty Images)
(Photo: Carol Yepes via Getty Images)

My first memory of my mom is of her chopping wood for the stove that heated our house. I loved to watch her stand logs on a stump in our front yard, and swing her ax cleanly through the center of each one with a satisfying thunk, come rain or shine or, in this particular memory, snow.

A stranger would probably have remarked on her surprising strength, but by the time I could form memories, I was already used to it. When my mom put her mind to something, from chopping wood to

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