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Humpty Dumpty, who may be sink­ing into ob­scu­rity. Ac­cord­ing to the head of Of­sted, nurs­ery rhymes like Humpty Dumpty and

Hick­ory Dick­ory Dock are no longer be­ing re­cited to chil­dren. Amanda Spiel­man said it was a “shame”, as learn­ing rhymes is a “col­lec­tive ex­pe­ri­ence” that pre­pares chil­dren for school.

Don­ald Trump, who was briefly si­lenced on so­cial me­dia. For about 11 min­utes last Thurs­day, any­one who tried to ac­cess the US pres­i­dent’s Twit­ter ac­count was taken to an er­ror mes­sage, in­form­ing them that the user “does not ex­ist” – caus­ing re­lief and ju­bi­la­tion in some quar­ters. Twit­ter said a “rogue” worker had deleted the ac­count on his or her last day at the firm.

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