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War still rages in Syrian border town at heart of Iran’s regional ambition

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From a ridge known locally as Baghouz Mountain, the most contested corner of the Middle East resembles an oasis: it’s a splash of green on a desert horizon stretching from the banks of the Euphrates to a sprawling are...

Life being put on hold was just the spur this writer needed to fulfil her youthful ambition

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I wrote a novel in the last lockdown. To be clear, it wasn’t one of those creative outpourings some people had in between yoga with Adriene and baking banana bread. I had a deadline. Some days, I thought I’d never cut...

‘I share their ambition’: Rúben Dias signs new long-term Manchester City deal

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Rúben Dias believes that signing a new long-term Manchester City contract just one year after joining the club “speaks for itself” as a statement of joint intent. The Portuguese defender has committed his future to th...

Hasenhüttl sees Ward-Prowse deal as statement of Southampton’s ambition

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Southampton supporters received some welcome good news this week: the captain and heartbeat of the team, James Ward-Prowse, who joined the club at the age of eight, signed a new five-year contract despite interest fro...

Blind Ambition review – a candid, charming take on sight and artistry

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Blind Ambition (BBC Two) takes the tried and trusted format of putting two grumpy men together and sending them off on an exploratory adventure. The twist here is that Jamie O’Leary, a TV director, is partially sighte...

Toni Duggan returns to Everton and states Champions League ambition

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England forward Toni Duggan has rejoined Everton after an eight-year absence, signing a two-year deal that will keep her at the club until the end of June 2023. The 29-year-old left Merseyside for Manchester City at t...

Triumph review – RJ Mitte grapples with sporting ambition in the wrestling ring

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With actors with disabilities often confined to supporting roles, Triumph could have been a breath of fresh air. Centring on the rarely seen athletic journey of a character with a motor disorder, this underdog, coming...

‘No action on anything’: Australia increasingly isolated as US and others ramp up climate ambition

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International pressure on the Morrison government over the climate crisis is expected to increase as the US and other major countries prepare to make new pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next 10 years,...