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Schools fall below the floor standard if fewer than 40% of pupils achieve five or more GCSEs at grade A* to C or equivalent, including English and maths.
THE Bank of England has sounded a grim warning about the threat from the moribund eurozone economy as it trimmed its UK growth forecast and predicted inflation will fall below 1 per cent over the next six months.
If that unlikely scenario was to occur, Ireland would fall below Tonga - and slip out of the second g band of seeds for the World Cup Pool Allocation Draw.
Ladbrokes - FTSE 100 specials: 4-9 falls below 4,000 this year, 4 to fall below 3,000 this year; FTSE 100 2011 finishing position: 6-4 6000 or higher, 5-2 4500-6000, Evs 4500 or lower.
But HCC chief executive Gwyn Howells warned: "We must remain vigilant to ensure the number of sheep in Wales does not fall below the critical mass required to sustain a viable red meat industry.
Should his rating continue its downward trend and fall below 50%, he would -- like most post-World War II presidents -- have less-than-majority approval at some point in his presidency.
Taipei, June 25, 2009 (CENS) -- The Cabinet-level Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has recently drafted rules to intervene if banks' BIS or capital adequacy ratios fall below FSC standards.
Mr Griffiths, who has been married to wife Sally for 30 years, said today: "I am, of course, ashamed that my conduct did fall below acceptable standards.
The lender plans to invoke a clause in the deals enabling it to stop reducing the loans in line with cuts to the Bank of England base rate once official interest rates fall below 2%.
95 million units, indicating that annual sales will fall below the year-before level for the eighth straight year, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said.
Global Banking News-21 November 2008-Goldman stocks fall below IPO price(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.
Consequently, the Heat Computera only runs when temperatures inside the building fall below a comfortable level, about 6-10 hours per day, whereas a regular timer can run as many as 18-24 hours a day, even if the temperature inside has remained constant.