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Schools need to spend an average of £21 per m 2onmaintenance, according to figures from the Society of Chief Architects of Local Authorities. Costs are being exacerbated by a maintenance backlog, which persists despite increased spending.

The National Housing Federation estimates that a salary of more than £65,000 is needed to buy a home in Greater London. Even in Barking, where the average price of a home is £90,786, buyers will require an income of £28,750. Nationally, the average salary is £24,376.

Climate change and deforestation are likely to lead to 0.7 per cent of the Earth's species being wiped out in the next 50 years - 21,000 of the planet's three million species.

The latest GCSE results show that 436,963 people took the design and technology course, with 96 per cent obtaining a grade C or above.Just 2.5 per cent received the top A* grade.

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