Alevel results day 2018 Highest number of top grades for six years

Students across the country are receiving their A-level results on Thursday, with many subjects re-designed so that coursework and modules are axed. The number of top A-level grades is at a six-year high, despite the introduction of new “tougher” exams this year, national figures show. For the second year running, boys are winning more of the highest grades than girls, with 26.2 per cent of girls achieving As or A* compared to 26.6 per cent of boys. This is the second year in a row that the A*-A pass rate has risen. One in 12 (8 per cent) entries scored… In total, 26.4 per cent of students were awarded either an A or A* this year, the highest since 2012 when 26.6 per cent achieved these grades. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Signell has 16 Swedish girls for Womens EHF EURO 2018

EHF EURO 2018Henrik SignellWomen’s EHF EURO 2018 ← Previous Story SEHA: RK Vardar junior team with -15 from Brest Next Story → Kim Andersson to play until 2021! The Swedish coach Henrik Signell announced squad for the upcoming Women’s EHF EURO 2018 in France which start on November 29. Sweden will play against Denmark, Poland and Serbia in Group in Nantes.Sweden made a huge step forward by winning fourth place at Women’s World Championship 2017 in Germany.GoalkeeperJohanna Bundsen, CopenhagenFilippa Idéhn, Brest BretagneLeft wingLoui Sand, Fleury LoiretOlivia Mellegård, IK SävehofRight wingLinn Blohm, KöpenhamnAnna Lagerquist, Nyköbing-FalsterLine playerDaniela Gustin, SG BBM BietigheimMathilda Lundström, Skuru IKLeft backJamina Roberts, Randers HKJohanna Westberg, Nyköbing-FalsterJenny Alm, CopenhagenPlaymakerIsabelle Gulldén, Brest BretagneCarin Strömberg, ViborgRight backHanna Blomstrand, CopenhagenNathalie Hagman, CSM BucharestDefensive playerSabina Jacobsen, CSM Bucharest read more