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GCSE exams: Northern Ireland pupils improve overall grades

GCSE pupils in Northern Ireland have shown improvements in English, Maths and Science.

Those gaining A* to C grades in English rose from 68.8% to 73%, Maths rose 1.6% to 66.2% and Science from 61.5% to 64.8%.

BBC News NI Education Correspondent Maggie Taggart reports.