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The Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced on 15th June that there would be an immediate halt to the further introduction of the Home Office’s Vetting and Barring Scheme. The Scheme will now undergo a significant and unspecified period of review termed as ‘remodeling,’ and is in line with statements previously made in both of the ruling parties election manifestos to scale the scheme back to ‘common sense levels’.
The first game of the 2010 World Cup is on today, and England are playing their first match tomorrow! Click on the link below to learn more about the World Cup and the UK.
Andrea Orsi is a 27-year-old communications engineer from near Pisa in Italy. He spent two months at BLS English in Suffolk.