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The Guardian’s lead on A-level results claims that No 10 is bracing itself for a “backlash” and fears a replay of the protests seen in Scotland last week after nearly 125,000 students’ results were downgraded during moderation. The paper says headteachers across England have “expressed despair” at the human cost of the calculated grades system, with one in the north-east saying 26 out of 39 students at their school had their results downgraded compared with teacher assessments. The front page also carries an aerial photograph of the train derailment in Aberdeenshire.