The Scottish government u-turn follows an outcry over the downgrading of 125,000 results.
National Union of Students says Scotland's exam changes must be applied to A-levels for fairness.
The number of people employed between April and June fell by the most since the financial crisis.
A Home Office source brands the ice cream "overpriced junk food" after comments on Channel crossings.
Immigration Minister Chris Philp said new measures are under discussion with French officials.