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Driving tests backlog hits British learners

The article talks about two strong case studies. 1. A woman tells a story about her son who struggled during the pandemic, but fortunately passed his driving practical test. 2. Story about dad's daughter who couldn't take the practical exam because her theory certificate expired. In this story I did a research on the DVSA website. I contacted the DVSA representatives but they were not happy to talk. Most of interviewees I met in person, but we were following the latest coronavirus government guidelines (Keep the 2m distance, sanitize hands and wear the mask )
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British house prices increase at fastest rate in five years

A surprising twist in the COVID housing market

The story angle focuses on people who are rushing to sell or buy house due to extension of stamp duty holiday deadline. The stamp duty holiday means that buyers will not have to pay tax on the first £500,000 purchase and they will be able to save up to £15,000 if they move before the deadline finishes. In my article I used three interviewees. One was conducted in person, whereas the other ones through the phone. All participants had been informed about the purpose of this article. Moreover, I explained them all important terms and condition which they agreed. Finally, I received an official permission to use them in my journalistic piece. In addition to that I have successfully passed the risk assessment form. Other elements that you can see in this article such as the video and image had been produced by myself.
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