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‘It’s gone too far to mend’: Unhappy Baker Mayfield requests trade from Browns

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Baker Mayfield’s career with the Cleveland Browns could be coming to a messy end after the quarterback demanded a trade away from the team that selected him as the No 1 overall pick in the 2018 draft. “It’s in the mut...

Baker Mayfield is not the problem. But he’s not the solution either

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The Cardinals clubbed the Browns 37-14 on the road on Sunday to move to 6-0 on the season. They now have the league’s last remaining undefeated record. For Cleveland, it was the same old nagging question: Is Baker May...

Baker Mayfield thanks Cleveland as Browns meet with Deshaun Watson

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Baker Mayfield thanked Browns fans and the city of Cleveland on the same day the team met with Deshaun Watson, his potential replacement. “With many uncertainties, here is where my head and heart is,” Mayfield wrote o...

Black French-American rights activist Josephine Baker enters Panthéon

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Josephine Baker, the French-American civil rights activist, music hall superstar and second world war resistance hero, is set to become the first Black woman to enter France’s Panthéon mausoleum of revered historical ...

Bob Baker obituary

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The writer Bob Baker, who has died aged 82, had creative input into the screen careers of two very different, but hugely popular, canine creations: Doctor Who’s robot dog K9 and the largely silent but comically expres...

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, coach Kevin Stefanski test positive for Covid

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The Browns’ Covid-19 outbreak has widened and worsened. Quarterback Baker Mayfield and coach Kevin Stefanski tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday and will likely miss Saturday’s game against the Las Vegas Raiders...

Constituents set up ‘Steve Baker Watch’ over MP’s climate stance

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Constituents of Steve Baker MP who are concerned about his environmental position have set up a “Steve Baker Watch” group and are launching a crowdfunding page to raise money. The constituents in Baker’s constituency ...

Dancer, singer … spy: France’s Panthéon to honour Josephine Baker

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In November 1940, two passengers boarded a train in Toulouse headed for Madrid, then onward to Lisbon. One was a striking Black woman in expensive furs; the other purportedly her secretary, a blonde Frenchman with mou...

Kenneth Baker: plan to scrap BTecs is an act of vandalism

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The former Conservative education secretary Kenneth Baker has described the government’s overhaul of vocational and technical qualifications at schools and colleges in England as “an act of vandalism”. Lord Baker, who...

London by Phil Baker review – a 100,000-year survey of the capital

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If you love London but live elsewhere, it is an emotional experience to read a book that immerses you deep in the city after a year of enforced estrangement. To reacquaint myself with the place via this spirited accou...

Meaningless slogans like ‘freedom day’ harm our ability to properly debate the pandemic

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Politicians around the world have been promoting responses to the Covid-19 pandemic with statements such as: “we must open up”, “we have to learn to live with the virus”, and “freedom day”. But to us epidemiologists t...

Met officer who shot Jermaine Baker given firearms training role

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The family of a man shot dead by a Metropolitan police firearms officer say they have been “blindsided” by the discovery that the officer is training colleagues in how to handle guns despite facing gross misconduct ch...

Michael Baker obituary

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My brother, Michael Baker, who has died aged 71 after a long illness, was one of the most popular and influential figures on the Welsh drama scene. He played a significant role in shaping the Welsh theatre landscape i...

New Zealand’s Covid strategy was one of the world’s most successful – what can we learn from it?

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Two weeks ago marked the two-year anniversary of New Zealand’s adoption of the elimination strategy and a lockdown that successfully stamped out the first wave of Covid-19. By chance, it was also the week that the gov...

No mere trifle: amateur baker creates ‘platinum pudding’ fit for the Queen

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A copywriter’s recipe for a lemon swiss roll and amaretti trifle will become part of British food history after it was awarded the title of “platinum pudding” for the Queen’s jubilee celebrations. Jemma Melvin, 31, fr...

Public inquiry opens into Met police killing of unarmed Jermaine Baker

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A public inquiry into the death of an unarmed man shot by a Metropolitan police marksman during a foiled prison break has heard that a bug in the getaway car picked up the occupants saying they did not have a real gun...

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