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‘Soiled coat with red blood’: New York mayor Adams mourns shot police officer

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A rookie New York City police officer was hailed as an inspiration to his community on Sunday, as investigators sought to make sense of his death, shot while attending a domestic dispute in Harlem. Another officer sh...

Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page

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In 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of paperbacks and hardbacks. Despite the fact ...

Che Adams seals romp over Brentford to delight Southampton’s new owner

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With a broad smile on his face and a Southampton scarf in his hands, it is probably worth someone telling Dragan Solak, the Serbian billionaire behind the club’s recent takeover, that it is not always like this. South...

Progressives concerned as Eric Adams takes helm as New York mayor

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For many New Yorkers, the inauguration of Eric Adams as the 110th mayor of New York City – and only the second Black person to serve in the position – has evoked a range of feelings, from excitement at the possibility...

Eric Adams sworn in as mayor of New York City

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New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn into office soon after midnight yesterday. It was a fitting time of day for a cop-turned-politico who has indicated that he plans to return some personal panache to a m...

Lloyd George defined ‘profiteer’ more than a century ago. It may be time to revisit it

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The last time that the UK parliament tried to define the word “profiteering” was in 1919, as the country emerged from war and unscrupulous traders made fortunes by criminally inflating prices on everything from shoes ...

Che Adams secures Scotland play-off seeding in superb win over Denmark

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Not content to simply progress to the World Cup play-offs, Scotland decided they may as well secure a home semi-final by virtue of seeding. This victory over a previously imperious Denmark team on a special evening on...

Eric Adams, former police officer, wins New York mayor’s race

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Former police officer Eric Adams will be the next mayor of New York City, after the Democrat defeated Curtis Sliwa in Tuesday’s election. Adams was on course to easily beat Sliwa, the founder of the Guardian Angels, w...

Jean-Pierre Adams, former France defender, dies 39 years after falling into coma

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The former France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, almost 40 years after falling into a coma as a result of a medical error, his former clubs, Paris St-Germain and Nîmes, said on Monday. In 1982, ...

Ansel Adams, Brassaï and Bill Brandt sitting on a bench: Paul Joyce’s best photograph

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In 1976, I was working at the Photographers’ Gallery in London. The great Hungarian-French photographer Brassaï had an exhibition opening there and was coming over from Paris. I hurried along, wanting to meet him. Bra...

Bryan Adams photographs Cher, Grimes and Iggy Pop for Pirelli calendar

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Images of recording artists including Cher, Iggy Pop, Jennifer Hudson and Grimes will feature in one of the world’s best known photographic commissions. For the 2022 Pirelli calendar, the rock star and photographer Br...

Adams hat-trick fuels Lions win but Covid chaos puts tour on brink

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Pressing ahead with the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour was always going to be a calculated risk but its ongoing viability is now teetering on the brink. This is a potentially strong Lions squad but, despite this ...

Eric Adams expected to be next New York mayor after victory in Democratic primary

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Good morning. The former police captain Eric Adams has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City. If he wins the general election in November – which, as the overwhelming favourite ...

Josh Adams scores four tries as British & Irish Lions start tour in style

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The grand old Springbok citadel of Ellis Park has rarely been more achingly empty, but the British & Irish Lions will take significant heart from this opening foray on South African soil. The scoreboard does not l...

Morecambe miracle: Adams aims to take side to new heights at Wembley

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Derek Adams wants his Morecambe players to stay relaxed before their League Two play-off final but his message, one that has fuelled the club’s transformation this season, does not shy away from the magnitude of Monda...

Matthew Barney: Redoubt; Igshaan Adams: Kicking Dust – review

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Matthew Barney’s first British show in more than 10 years is all picturesque nature, a 21st-century version of the American sublime. Everything centres on the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho, where the artist was raised. ...

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