O Levels, Clive James, Prince Williama and Bury: Why are they trending?
Australian broadcaster Clive James has said that he almost died four times from leukaemia.
The Australian star, best known for his hit show Clive James On Television, was diagnosed with leukaemia, lung disease and kidney failure in 2010.
The 72-year-old told a BBC Radio 4 programme that “I’m getting near the end. I don’t want to cast a gloom, an air of doom, over the programme but I’m a man who is approaching his terminus.”
Michael Gove/GCSE/O Levels
Education Secretary Michael Gove is drawing up proposals to scrap GCSE exams and replace them with revamped O-levels for the brightest students. But will bringing back easier CSE exams for “less intelligent” pupils hamper social mobility?
On the third day in to the Carr tax avoidance scandal, which saw the comedian use the K2 Tax scheme to pay only 1% tax, he’s still trending with the announcement that he feels he “made a terrible error of judgment”. He spoke out after Prime Minister David Cameron branded his tax dodging “morally wrong”.
Prince William hits a milestone today as he turns 30. Apparently he’s planning a fancy dress party, but had to warn Harry about costume choices.
Various reports today say that The Rangers are looking into buying League One club Bury, but a statement from Bury’s board of directors read: “Whilst investment into Bury Football Club is always welcome, any offer of investment will only be viewed at taking the club forward in its only one guise possible – based in the town of Bury, and as Bury Football Club. Bury FC is a proud historical club and, as such, proudly represents the town, community, people and, above all, supporters of Bury.”
American artist LeRoy Neiman, the official painter of five Olympiads, has died aged 91. Tributes are pouring in for the artist known for his handlebar mustache and his portrayals of athletes. His publicist confirmed his death at a Manhattan hospital but did not disclose the cause.Tagged in: bury, gcse, Jimmy Carr, LeRoy Neiman, michael gove, O Levels, Prince William, trending, twitter
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