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GCSE student devastated after being awarded a grade B

While pupils celebrated record-breaking GCSE results today Linda Chaplin was left shocked and disappointed after being awarded the first grade B in the UK for nearly thirteen years.

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Posted: Aug 25th, 2011
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Market Report; giving it 150% no longer good enough

Junk improvingNot long after its much trumpeted introduction, the A* has today been officially downrated to equivalence to the old A, or roughly the level of the traditional pass mark. A decision regarding the addition of further stars has been deferred, pending examination of new evidence from the hotel sector which suggests that foreign stars are not worth the same as they are at home. A new AAA rating is being considered as an alternative, although in grey market trading this has already been given junk status. Junk itself is improving, having picked up from its recent historical low.

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Posted: Apr 26th, 2009
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