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Boris Johnson is expected to give an update on the UK's coronavirus lockdown as he leads the government's daily press conference for the first time since recovering from the disease.

The PM will address the nation at 5pm following cabinet talks on Thursday, but is not expected to announce any major change to restrictions enforced last month to slow the spread of the virus.

It comes with the government under pressure on the crunch day for its target of carrying out 100,000 coronavirus tests daily by the end of April.

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Welcome to our live coverage of the universities clearing process.
University undergraduate places: all you need to know

How are grades being decided? What are the concerns about the system? And how can you appeal? Qais Hussain has the answers:
 
It's not all about exam results, pupils told

Would-be students are being advised that universities judge applicants on more than just exam results.

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Three in four top universities have places

Nearly three in four of the UK's top institutions have vacancies available through clearing ahead of A-level results day in England.

Ucas advice: Be aware of similar courses and ask questions

Ucas has some handy hints for anyone applying for a place through clearing. Courses with similar content may have different names at different places, for instance. It's an opportunity to ask course leaders questions.

DJ congratulates graduates

Melvin Odoom said: "You guys are the future, we need people like yourselves to move this country forward and make this world a better place. No pressure."
 
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Ucas promotes online degrees

Ucas has a tie-up with the Open University.
 
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson who has resisted calls to resign over his handling of A-level and GCSE grades in England, but has apologised to thousands of students for the distress caused.
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