Walk up to the cheese counter at DeLaurenti Food & Wine in Seattle and you’ll find offerings from the worldwide luminaries of cheese: l’Amuse from Holland, Guffanti from Italy, Neal’s Yard Dairy from the United Kingdom, and Hervé Mons from France, all there in cold cases, like jewels in a…

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Image copyright Getty Images Schools are being urged to review their planned trips in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks. Heads from the Association of School and College Leaders will issue new guidance in the next few days on how schools should approach planned trips. Its general secretary Geoff…

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Image caption One mother said her daughter was “panicking” when she saw the Maths question An exam board has apologised for “poorly wording” an A Level Psychology test question weeks after making an error in a GCSE paper. Students saw a question asking them to “calculate the mean percentage of…

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Image copyright DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS Politicians must act fast to reassure businesses in the wake of the election result, according to business leaders. The result is a “serious moment for the UK economy”, the CBI business lobby group said, and called for politicians to form a “functioning government”. British Chamber of…

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Image copyright Reuters The pound has fallen sharply after the UK election resulted in a hung parliament. Sterling’s value had dropped overnight, and as trading got underway in London it slipped further, standing 2% lower at about $1.27, with markets worried about continued political uncertainty. Against the euro, the pound…

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Image copyright Google Maps Image caption Students from St Louise’s Comprehensive had been due to visit London later this month St Louise’s Comprehensive College in Belfast has cancelled a planned school trip to London in the wake of last weekend’s attack in the city. The visit, from 21-23 June, involved…

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Image caption Are universities selectively choosing from ranking results? Universities in the UK are being challenged over marketing claims to students that they are in the “top 1%” of the world’s universities. The University of Reading is going to have to take down such a claim after a complaint to…

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Waze is expanding its carpool service to cover the entire state of California, after successful trials in San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey, and across Israel. The app identifies suitable commuters that live in between the driver’s home and work locations. The rider pays their share of the gas money in exchange…

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