Katie Grant

Katie Grant writes news and features for The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and Independent Voices.

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Bridlington School in Hull, East Riding, wrote to parents to inform them that all pupils must wear approved trousers bearing the school’s logo

School faces backlash after announcing plans to ban girls from wearing skirts

Bridlington School in Hull had claimed the skirts had made male teachers feel 'uncomfortable'

Ms Cooke’s body was found  near the Clifton Suspension Bridge in her home city, after onlookers reportedly saw her climb over the railings using a stepladder

Olive Cooke: The sad end of the 'remarkable' 92-year-old poppy seller who was found dead after she 'lost faith in people'

Ms Cooke earned a Points of Light award last year for 'outstanding' work

Ben Gummer, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department of Health

New health minister opposed to abortion urged to reconsider stance 'that does not reflect the view of the electorate'

In a 2008 interview, Ben Gummer said he was 'personally and principally opposed' to the practice and has rejected calls to reassess his position

A report has found that women in the UK face a one in 6,900 lifetime risk of maternal death, meaning Britain only just makes it into the list of the top 25 countries in the world to be a mother

Britain scrapes into top 25 countries in the world to be a mother in Save the Children report

Save the Children’s 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report found that women in the UK face a one in 6,900 lifetime risk of maternal death

The audience at the debate in Bournemouth remained undecided

Bournemouth iDebate: Panelists discuss whether political chaos on May 8 would be a good thing for British democracy

Lively exchange sees panel at loggerheads and the audience equally divided

Andy Hitchens, tri-service safety officer

Page 3 Profile: Andy Hitchens, tri-service safety officer

That’s a lot of hats for one person.

Umayyah, a Year 5 pupil at George Spicer Primary School's newspaper group

General Election 2015: Future voters give their verdict on the election

Pupils at one north London primary school have been soaking up news reports in i and developing informed, surprisingly sophisticated stances

Don, sheepdog

Page 3 Profile: Don the sheepdog

Who’s been a good boy then?

This Doesn’t Mean Yes campaign: tackling the insidious myth of women 'asking for it' through clothing or behaviour

An Amnesty International survey found that more than a quarter of people believe women are at least partially responsible for their rape if they wear 'sexy' or revealing clothing, and one in three people believe that women who behave flirtatiously are at least partially responsible

Alex Reppold, Headteacher

Page 3 Profile: Alex Reppold, Headteacher

They say experience is the best teacher…

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