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August 16, 2018 5:03 PM German A Level EXTINCTION? Chinese MORE POPULAR with UK students

GERMAN A levels may become a subject of the past, with more students now taking up Mandarin Chinese, the Joint Council for Qualifications has revealed. Experts expressed their concerns in the declining popularity of the A level language, with fewer students studying subjects like French, Spanish, and German. However, more students have instead chosen 6

August 15, 2018 11:00 PM Chaos on Gibraltar border as Spanish police stage rowdy protest sparking BRAWLS with Brits

A BRITISH woman was filmed getting out of her car at the Spanish side of the border of Gibraltar to confront Spanish protesters who harassed her as she drove through them. The video shows the Gibraltar local struggling to drive among protesters waving Spanish flags and harassing Gibraltar-registered cars as they attempted to cross the border. The protest 5

August 14, 2018 2:43 PM Carol Vorderman, 57, recounts ‘incredible’ story that saw her tell stranger ‘I love you’

CAROL VORDERMAN has spoken of a life “first” which led the Countdown favourite to tell a complete stranger she loved them, during the latest instalment of her BBC Radio Wales programme. Clarifying her age, Carol told her companions: “I’m 57,” as one of them replied: “That is impressive!” in relation to the confession. The small screen star continued 8

August 13, 2018 11:43 AM Benidorm holiday had 'too many Spaniards': Blackburn grandma furious at 'disaster' trip

A FUMING British OAP has hit out at a holiday company after claiming her Benidorm trip was ruined because her hotel had 'too many Spaniards in it'. Freda Jackson, 81, said she cried at the end of her two-week trip to the popular holiday destination through travel operator Thomas Cook in May this year. But the pensioner, who suffers from mobility issues 17

August 13, 2018 12:10 AM I nearly went blind after a holiday swim reveals Scot

A MAN had to undergo eye surgery after swimming on holiday in Spain with his contact lenses in. Muir Fulton, 45, from Doonfoot, Ayr, needed a cornea transplant after both eyes became infected. He cut short his holiday and flew home after seeking help from an eye surgeon at Ayr Hospital. Muir went for a morning swim, forgetting he had his contact lenses 10

August 12, 2018 2:07 PM British tourist, 23, dies after Ibiza 'fight'

A British holidaymaker has died in the Spanish resort of San Antonio in Ibiza. He has been named locally as Conor Lee. Local police said he was 23 years old. The Foreign Office would not confirm his name - but said it was providing assistance to the family of a British man who died and are "in touch with the local authorities who are investigating" 14

August 8, 2018 9:54 PM Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper in world record deal

Chelsea have signed Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71m - the highest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper, and a club record transfer. Kepa, 23, arrives at Stamford Bridge after a release clause in his contract was met, with the deal surpassing Alisson's £66.8m move to Liverpool. He has signed a seven-year contract at the club and replaces Thibaut 7

August 2, 2018 5:39 PM Alfie Mawson: Fulham sign defender from Swansea City

Premier League newcomers Fulham have signed defender Alfie Mawson from Swansea City on a four-year contract in a deal that could cost up to £20m. The 24-year-old featured in all of the Swans' Premier League games last season, earning a call-up to the full England squad. "I'm excited by the project going on here and I can't wait to get going," said Mawson 6

July 31, 2018 3:53 PM France and Spain profit as EU leaders relocate bloc's anti-piracy mission away from UK

SPAIN and France have profited from Brexit after becoming the home of the European Union’s anti-piracy mission Operation Atalanta after member states voted to move its headquarters away from the UK. Brussels has announced the EU NAVFOR Operational Headquarters will be moved from its long-time base on Northwood in North London to the Spanish coastal town of Rota after 23

July 30, 2018 8:39 AM Strictly dancers excited as rehearsals for new series kick off

Strictly Come Dancing’s professional stars shared their excitement as they started rehearsals for the forthcoming series. Dancer Gorka Marquez was among those taking to the dance floor, and he tweeted: “We are back!! @bbcstrictly 2018 starts today. Excited for my 3rd series. “Who will be sharing the dance floor with me and learning to not only dance 12