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'It really is a fabulous honour' Royal Mint selling coins engraved with Sir Elton John's distinctive glasses

Collectors' coins will be sold for up to nearly £65,000

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Sir Elton John has described a new coin celebrating his legacy as a "fabulous honour".

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Ofsted to begin visiting schools in September to 'reassure' parents about kids going back

Education watchdog said the visits aim to establish how schools in England are 'getting back up to speed'

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Ofsted will begin visiting schools and colleges as they reopen in September to ...

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Universities at risk of insolvency unless Government offers a bailout package

13 universities across the UK - which educate approximately 130,000 students - could end up with negative reserves by 2024

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Around a dozen universities could be at risk of insolvency without a ...

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Leicester City player raves about Man United star as Chelsea fans react to double transfer twist

Leicester City transfer news: Frank Lampard's side are keen on Ben Chilwell but reports claim they have two back-ups identified in case he doesn't move to London

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Leicester City got their quest for a Champions League place back up and ...

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Leicester City player raves about Man United star as Chelsea fans react to double transfer twist

Leicester City transfer news: Frank Lampard's side are keen on Ben Chilwell but reports claim they have two back-ups identified in case he doesn't move to London

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Leicester City got their quest for a Champions League place back up and ...

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Scottish actor tops poll to find the next James Bond

Daniel Craig has filmed his last movie as 007 in No Time To Die

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Scottish actor Sam Heughan has been named favourite to take over the role of James Bond.

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Leicester company raises funds with recipes during lockdown

The downloadable cookbook, packed with ideas for sweet and savoury dishes, has helped a local good cause

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A local company has used its time in lockdown to get creative and produce a recipe book to raise ...

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Brownfield parts of Leicester left vacant by coronavirus crisis could be redeveloped as housing

'Any review would look at all new relevant evidence.'

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The county council has said that sites left empty in the city because of the coronavirus crisis could be considered for development.

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Brownfield parts of Leicester left vacant by coronavirus crisis could be redeveloped as housing

'Any review would look at all new relevant evidence.'

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The county council has said that sites left empty in the city because of the coronavirus crisis could be considered for development.

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Scouts create challenge in memory of leader, 22, who took his own life during lockdown

A special challenge has been created to commemorate Ben Brown

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A county scout group has created a special challenge in memory of one of their members who took his own life during lockdown - aged just ...

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Scouts create challenge in memory of leader, 22, who took his own life during lockdown

A special challenge has been created to commemorate Ben Brown

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A county scout group has created a special challenge in memory of one of their members who took his own life during lockdown - aged just ...

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Driver spat at and racially abused 5 officers during coronavirus lockdown spot check

Angry and abusive Collis Pegg accused officers of pulling him over because of his skin colour, before making slurs against their ethnicity

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An angry man racially abused and spat at police officers who ...

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Driver spat at and racially abused 5 officers during coronavirus lockdown spot check

Angry and abusive Collis Pegg accused officers of pulling him over because of his skin colour, before making slurs against their ethnicity

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An angry man racially abused and spat at police officers who ...

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'Wait and pray' - Arsenal boss sends defiant Champions League message ahead of Leicester City clash

Leicester City news: Mikel Arteta has been discussing his side's clash with Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium with the Spaniard hoping his side can mount a late charge to the top four

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'Wait and pray' - Arsenal boss sends defiant Champions League message ahead of Leicester City clash

Leicester City news: Mikel Arteta has been discussing his side's clash with Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium with the Spaniard hoping his side can mount a late charge to the top four

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'We need to fix up' - Chelsea fans react to latest Ben Chilwell transfer update

Leicester City transfer news: According to reports Frank Lampard's side have identified FC Porto's Alex Telles and Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico as alternatives to Chilwell

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Chelsea fans still aren't sold on the idea of Ben Chilwell ...

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'We need to fix up' - Chelsea fans react to latest Ben Chilwell transfer update

Leicester City transfer news: According to reports Frank Lampard's side have identified FC Porto's Alex Telles and Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico as alternatives to Chilwell

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Chelsea fans still aren't sold on the idea of Ben Chilwell ...

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Hit and run, dispersal order and lockdown house party - top stories from Leicestershire today

Yesterday marked the first day pubs have been allowed to open since March

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Yesterday (July 4) marked the beginning of the ease in restrictions for some parts of the county.

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Hit and run, dispersal order and lockdown house party - top stories from Leicestershire today

Yesterday marked the first day pubs have been allowed to open since March

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Yesterday (July 4) marked the beginning of the ease in restrictions for some parts of the county.

Whilst residents in ...

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Couple move in together after one month of relationship because of lockdown

'We were both watching the briefing in our own homes, and then we had a chat and decided Rich would move in with me'

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A couple who had been together for just one month made the decision to move in ...

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Couple move in together after one month of relationship because of lockdown

'We were both watching the briefing in our own homes, and then we had a chat and decided Rich would move in with me'

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A couple who had been together for just one month made the decision to move in ...

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