Council spends 100,000-a-year on just TWO "grammar tsars" to help teachers prepare 10-year-olds for exams

Council spends 100,000-a-year on just TWO 'grammar tsars' to help teachers prepare 10-year-olds for examsKent County Council employs two 'literacy consultants' to tutor teachersEach earns between 51,000 and 54,000 a yearMove comes ahead of new grammar tests for pupils aged 10 and 11Critics say teachers should already have firm knowledge of grammar By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 14:54 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 29 March 2013 A council has come under fire for employing two 'grammar tsars' on 50,000 each to help primary school teachers learn the answers to a new English test – for 10-year-olds. Kent County Council has employed two 'literacy consultants' to tutor primary school teachers ahead of a new grammar test for pupils aged 10 and 11 in June this year.

It"s grim down South: Exhibition of images show the dark humour to be found in even the grittiest corners of London

It's grim down South: Exhibition of images show the dark humour to be found in even the grittiest corners of London S*** London blog started out as a Facebook groupMembers of the public send in pictures of funny everyday mishapsBest entries will now be shown in an exhibition | UPDATED: 16:14 GMT, 5 December 2012 The UK may be in the grip of the worst economic crisis in history – but at least we haven't lost our sense of humour. A new exhibition showcases a series of unintentionally hilarious sights captured by Londoners in their city during 2012.