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Hidden details in new Royal Mail Sherlock Holmes stamps - how fans can spot them

Hidden details in new Royal Mail Sherlock Holmes stamps - how fans can spot them

33 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

The Royal Mail is issuing 10 stamps to celebrate Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved sleuth, with six depicting characters from the series and four exploring other famous stories
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UK government confirms £900m for ‘shovel-ready' projects - FT

41 minutes ago   |   FXCM

UK PM Boris Johnson-led Tory government is up with another stimulus announcement, this time for construction of homes and infrastructure, during the early Tuesday morning in...
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Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition

41 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Pharmaceutical companies should stockpile six weeks' worth of drugs to guard against disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period, the Government has warned.
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Coronavirus Second Wave Fear Unless NHS Test And Trace Expanded

41 minutes ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The NHS Test and Trace programme needs to be scaled up in order to...
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Queen taking legal action against Prince Charles' former butler in trademark row

Queen taking legal action against Prince Charles' former butler in trademark row

47 minutes ago   |   The Mirror   |   2 articles

The Crown's legal team believe trademarking the name 'The Royal Butler' makes it seem Charles' ex-employee Grant Harrold, still has a job within the Royal household
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Man, 59, charged with murder after woman, 48, found dead in Nottingham car park

55 minutes ago   |   The Sun


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Jamie Oliver wants unhealthy vending machines to be ditched in the workplace

55 minutes ago   |   The Sun


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Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson's rift to erupt as Scots lose £4billion over Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson's rift to erupt as Scots lose £4billion over Brexit

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

HOLYROOD and Westminster are drifting further apart after a new report revealed Brexit cost Scotland nearly £4billion, Express.co.uk has learnt.
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Big Kid Circus performing after lockdown - in pictures

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Big Kid Circus is back on the road and finally performing to a paying audiences after leaving Morecambe where they had been stranded since the government-imposed lockdown was...
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Land Rovers eyed by thieves in countryside crime spike during UK lockdown

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Livestock, GPS equipment and quad bikes targeted as gangs took advantage of empty roads Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Farmers are counting the...
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Former King Juan Carlos heads into exile having shaken Spain

Former King Juan Carlos heads into exile having shaken Spain

MADRID - A scandal involving a king, his lover, tens of millions of euros and an infamous hunting trip caused a political storm in Spain and enormous damage to its monarchy. In... Read more ...

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

The singer is said to be devastated by the loss of brother Rupert Read more ...

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume has died, his family has said. Read more ...

Jed Mercurio says Line of Duty season six has “to complete filming by...

Jed Mercurio says Line of Duty season six has “to complete filming by Christmas” to be on air in 2021

The showrunner of hit police anti-corruption police drama Line of Duty , Jed Mercurio, says the producers know the date they hope to resume filming on the COVID-delayed season... Read more ...

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford 'buys golf course to build new...

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford 'buys golf course to build new home in search of privacy'

The Sun report that he has spent big money on the greenfield site as he plans to design and build a new home in the grounds away from his six-bed home in Cheshire. Read more ...

Ariana Grande 'sparks bidding war over Sweetener World Tour film' 

Ariana Grande 'sparks bidding war over Sweetener World Tour film' 

After Grande, 27, hinted last week a film was in the works about the 2019 world tour, a number of heavy hitters - including Netflix and YouTube - have expressed interest in... Read more ...

Heidi Klum Speaks Out After Being Accused of Flying on Jeffrey Epstein's...

Heidi Klum Speaks Out After Being Accused of Flying on Jeffrey Epstein's Private Plane

Heidi Klum has denied ever having any connections to the late Jeffrey Epstein. On Thursday, July 30, court documents related to the ongoing criminal case against Ghislaine... Read more ...

Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

The system is said to be reaching only around 50% of contacts and a spike will hit in December without urgent improvement, but scientists say it needs to reach 68% of contacts... Read more ...

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster in frame for coaching role with the...

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster in frame for coaching role with the Lions next summer

Stuart Lancaster could be set for a Lions coaching role next summer on the South Africa tour after Warren Gatland revealed he had sounded out the former England boss already. Read more ...

Harlequins aim to send club legend Chris Robshaw to States with Premiership...

Harlequins aim to send club legend Chris Robshaw to States with Premiership medal and Twickers leaving do

HARLEQUINS are planning to hold Chris Robshaw's leaving party at Twickenham - before sending him off to America with a Premiership medal in his bag. Quins haven't won the title... Read more ...