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Boris Johnson has “failed a generation of children”, says his outgoing educational recovery tsar. Kevan Collins resigned after the PM promised schools an extra £1.4bn. Collins had asked for £15bn. The government’s proposed funding works out at £50 extra per pupil per year, compared to £1,600 in the US and £2,500 in the Netherlands. A multi-party coalition has reached a deal to oust Israel’s PM, Benjamin Netanyahu. A few Caribbean islands could be added to the holiday green list today. But don’t hold your breath for France, Italy, Greece or Spain, says Politico.