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Duke of York’s Twitter account deleted as monarchy swiftly updates own website

Andrew’s official @TheDukeofYork handle now comes up with a blank page.
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Rene Magritte ‘masterpiece’ estimated at more than £44 million to be auctioned

The series of paintings depicts a paradoxical image of a night time scene beneath a sunlit sky.
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Hospital ‘could lose up to 1,000 workers as jabs made mandatory for NHS staff’

The head of King’s College Hospital said he was ‘worried’ by the impact on staffing levels.
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One in five parents pay children’s pocket money by bank transfer – survey

More than half of parents believe their child is good at managing their money, according to research from Barclays.
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Sign off of ‘monumental’ £1bn Belfast city deal welcomed

The Belfast Region City Deal has been described as transformative for the regional economy and local people.
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‘We need a minister for young jobless to tackle school leaver crisis’

Youth unemployment in the capital has soared 55 per cent since the pandemic

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UK economic rebound stronger than first thought in second quarter

The ONS said gross domestic product increased by 5.5% between April and June after being revised up from the initial estimate of 4.8%.
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Many top players ‘absolutely terrified’ of dementia threat posed by heading

Nobby Stiles was one of five members of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad to have subsequently suffered from dementia.
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Nadine Dorries: Ex-I’m A Celeb star and best-selling author takes culture brief

Her jaunt in the jungle ended when she was voted off after failing to impress in a Bushtucker Trial.
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Nadine Dorries – ex-I’m a Celeb star and best-selling author takes culture brief

Her jaunt in the jungle ended when she was voted off after failing to impress in the ‘bug burial’ bushtucker trial.
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Head of south London church faces court over ‘Covid cure kit’ allegations

Wiseman spoke to confirm his identity and date of birth before pleading not guilty.
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National Insurance hike could be ‘tipping point’ for UK economy

Suren Thiru, head of economics at the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), told the Standard the mooted move could have a “knock on impact” on investment and job creation

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10,000 cases of animal cruelty to wildlife reported to RSPCA in five years

The charity says there was a rise in anti-social behaviour during the first lockdown.
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Pupils at England star’s former school urge him on to future victories

Youngsters have been inspired by Mason Mount’s role for England in the European Championships.
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Victim of paedophile Barry Bennell takes legal action against ex-Butlin’s owners

David Lean met the former Crewe Alexandra coach while on holiday with his family at the company’s resort in Pwllheli, north-west Wales, in 1979.
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Almost half of students who went out met friends or family indoors

The figure was more than double the proportion who reported the same in March, the ONS said.
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Uber rival Ola hires Sir Mike Rake in move sparking float hopes

First job in the in-tray: persuading TFL to restore its London licence

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Museum preparing to ‘rise from the ashes’ after lockdown

The World Museum in Liverpool will welcome members of the public for the first time this year when it reopens on Tuesday.
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Queen to carry out first major ceremonial royal duty since Philip’s death

The monarch will attend the State Opening of Parliament on Tuesday with the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
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More Big Issue vendors using contactless technology

Vendors offering cashless payments will sell up to 30% more magazines than someone only accepting cash.
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Entrepreneurs: Ex-LME boss Garry Jones on corporate vs startup life

Garry Jones now leads newly-rebranded tech platform Novafori - digital host of auctions for Christie’s

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Nero exhibition to look at misogynistic treatment of women

The British Museum is hoping to open its exhibition on Nero, who succeeded to the throne aged 16, next month.
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Seven face prosecution for alleged mistreatment at NI psychiatric hospital

It is understood the seven are staff members at Muckamore Abbey Hospital’s psychiatric intensive care unit.
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William made Lord High Commissioner by Queen for second year

The Duke of Cambridge will be the sovereign’s representative to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 2021.
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Londonderry man to appear in court on terrorism charges

The 52-year-old has been charged with a number of offences following a probe into the New IRA.
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Second competition launched to find new chief for NI civil service

A previous attempt to fill the post following the retirement of David Sterling last year was not successful.