Deliveroo driver rides a Victorian penny farthing down a London street 

River Irvine, 25, had been standing outside Envy Barbers in Covent Garden, London, when he spotted the Deliveroo worker riding the penny farthing down the street.
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Covid: Royal accounts show potential £35m shortfall due to pandemic
The impact of lockdown on visitors to the Queen's official residences contributes to a fall in income.
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Queen Elizabeth II HORROR: Monarchy may lose £35 million due to disastrous coronavirus hit
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Hays, Orioles bash Red Sox 13-1 to avoid last in AL East
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Covid: Uncertainty as industries miss out on job support
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Mum-to-be lights up outside court after being spared prison for stabbing man
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Blue Jays clinch 1st playoff spot since 2016, beat Yanks 4-1
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Reporter arrested after deputies' shooting won't be charged
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Prince Harry shares glimpse of new US mansion as he calls coronavirus crisis ‘devastating’
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Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material
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WW3: China clashes with US and Russia over coronavirus response – ‘Your fault!’
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Powerful Vatican cardinal Angelo Becciu resigns amid financial scandal
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Mum discovers a magic stone that has banished stains from EVERY corner of her home
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Single radio producer reveals her Tinder date once brought all of his other dates to a house party
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Homeowners are warned to brace for onslaught of more than 200billion daddy long legs 
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TOM UTLEY: There's a special place in hell for insurance firms 
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Brad Pitt 'not angry' about girlfriend's comment about Ange as he 'feels loved'
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Trump claims officials plotting 'political hit' to delay Covid-19 vaccine and says election will decide 'whether we end pandemic'
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Trump campaign accused of running ads with Republican operatives posing as 'real people'
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