7:58 AM.Keith Richardson rather liked the thought of being a Knight. But any hopes of royal recognition the veteran broadcaster had, after being added to a Queen's Birthday honours list, have now been dashed.
7:39 AM.The education minister, Anne Tolley, says a report suggesting one in three new entrant teachers are failing to cover reading and writing adequately shows the urgent need for national standards. Audio
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