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Cressida Dick is staying as Met chief, but who else would take the poisoned chalice?

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在 1955, after being presented with a damning report on corruption within the Metropolitan police, the then commissioner, Sir John Nott-Bower, went to West End Central police station, stood on a chair and reassured hi...

Index, A History of the by Dennis Duncan review – scholarly anarchy

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An index is an arsy-versy tool: it enables us to sneak into a book from the rear end, saving the time it would take to advance through the text from the beginning. Jonathan Swift, quoted by Dennis Duncan in his witty ...

Scottish amateur Louise Duncan surges into contention at Women’s Open

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The final major of 2021 may deliver the most extraordinary story of all. In among the big names on a gloriously tight leaderboard at the Women’s Open sits Louise Duncan, the 21-year-old amateur champion. The only time...

‘It’s not really hit me’: Duncan Scott struggles to grasp winning four medals

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If you had not just seen Duncan Scott do it, you could never have guessed what he had achieved. His silver in the men’s 4x100m medley relay made him the first British athlete ever to win four medals at one Olympic Gam...

Duncan Scott takes 200m medley silver – and can add to third Tokyo medal

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Three events, three finals, three medals. On Friday morning Duncan Scott won a silver in the men’s 200m individual medley, to go with the silver in the 200m freestyle and the gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay he won ...

Duncan Scott wins silver in 200m medley as China’s Wang Shun grabs Olympic gold

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Duncan Scott won Great Britain’s sixth swimming medal of the Games, and the fifth of his own Olympic career, when he finished second behind China’s Wang Shun in the 200m individual medley. It means Scott, 24, is now B...

英国队: Duncan Scott stays calm to qualify for 200m individual medley final

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It was the morning after the morning before for Duncan Scott, who produced a composed swim to qualify for the men’s 200m individual medley final, winning his semi-final 24 hours after the emotional rush of anchoring G...

How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying

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Here we go again. 几乎 50 years ago one of us was arrested under the Official Secrets Act for working on a story for Time Out magazine, where the other one of us was the news editor. This led to the so-called ABC ca...

Injury Time by Duncan Hamilton review – more than a game

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It is a truism that the best sports novels are not really about sport. Injury Time is about many things aside from football, not least relationships between father figures and their sons, and what happens to people wh...

How Daniel Morgan’s murder exposed dark ties between the press and police

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It is half a century since Sir Robert Mark, the Metropolitan police commissioner brought in to clean up a force riddled at the time with corrupt detectives, famously announced that it was his intention to arrest more ...

In the Thick of It by Alan Duncan review – too much bile, not enough style

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Dipping into this at random, I find Alan Duncan plaintively asking his diary: “Why am I not on TV more?” A desperate craving for attention is hardly uncommon among politicians, but rarely is the neediness so naked as ...