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England suffer major T20 World Cup blow after injured Tymal Mills ruled out

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Tymal Mills has been ruled out of the remainder of the T20 World Cup after scans identified a significant thigh strain, and has been replaced in the England squad by Surrey’s Reece Topley. The news represents a signif...

Tymal Mills answers bat signal to be England’s death bowling superhero

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It is easy to forget in the middle of all that sound and light, the frivolity in the stands – not to mention, in Abu Dhabi, a PA system overseen by the holder of the World’s Most Excited Man title – that T20 is a brut...

England’s Mills moves from back brace to shoulder T20 World Cup tilt

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England will spend the first week of their winter in quarantine, though for Tymal Mills the restrictions will feel trivial compared with those he faced a year ago. Mills spent three months of last winter in a back bra...

Tymal Mills earns England T20 World Cup squad place after four-year absence

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The Sussex fast bowler Tymal Mills returns to the international set-up for the first time in four years in the England T20 Men’s World Cup squad announced on Thursday. Mills gets his chance with Jofra Archer ruled out...

Patty Mills: ‘I don’t consider my actions to be political activism’

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Patty Mills has spent much of the past two weeks horizontal on the bed of his hotel quarantine room, drinking coffee and waiting for the next Covid test. It is a world away from Tokyo and a quiet haven in Sydney’s des...

‘Gender is a kind of haunting’: Jennifer Mills explores the queer potential of the ghost story in The Airways

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It’s hardly a spoiler to reveal that the chief protagonist of Jennifer Mills’s latest novel dies. It is fleeting, fragmented, violent, and over by page four – but it is not the end. “Evicted” from their own body, micr...

Covid passports could work – but coercion is doomed to fail

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After initially resisting the idea of Covid passports, the government has decided to introduce them in “higher risk” settings in England, such as nightclubs and large crowds, by the end of September in an attempt to c...

Why suggesting mandatory Covid vaccines is an ethical minefield

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Last week we learned of a government consultation expected to announce mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for care home staff, and possibly NHS staff too. This sparked debate as to the ethics and legality of such a move,...

A woman’s life doesn’t end at 40 – so why does society make us feel that way?

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This time last year I had a bit of a crisis. I left the company where I’d worked for over 23 years, my eldest applied for uni and the prospect of an empty nest loomed – and then I got Covid. I spent two weeks in bed a...