About 36% of grades are A* and A – with most applicants assured of university or college place.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the stabbing of Thomas O'Halloran in London.
Half of Britain's lines are shut and some places have no trains at all, as 45,000 workers walk out.
The former chancellor brushes off polls suggesting his rival Liz Truss is the clear frontrunner.
Margaret Ferrier spoke in the Commons while awaiting a test result before taking the train home after testing positive.