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Huguenots, Jews, Bengalis … now developers size up London’s Brick Lane

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For more than 300 years, it was the industrial heart of Brick Lane in east London, a vast rat-ridden edifice in which thousands of workers brewed beer. One man, who worked there in the early 1960s, said “it looked lik...

‘It hit me like a brick’: Patrick Reed says pneumonia left him fighting for his life

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Patrick Reed has offered a dramatic insight into his recent hospitalisation with bilateral pneumonia, with the Masters champion admitting he feared he would never see his family again. “I was battling for my life,” Re...

All in all, is Chesham and Amersham just another brick in the ‘blue wall’?

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Although there have previously been remarkable Liberal and Lib Dem byelection victories that failed to lead to a longer-term challenge to the Conservatives, the Chesham and Amersham byelection might still herald a wea...

Securing a swift return: how a simple brick can help migratory birds

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Eagerly anticipated by many, it is a thrilling moment when you first hear the distinctive screech or catch sight of the long, tapered wings of the first swifts arriving for the summer. For thousands of years they have...