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Cavendish likely to miss Tour de France after being picked for Giro d’Italia

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Mark Cavendish is unlikely to get the chance to break Eddy Merckx’s stage-win record at the Tour de France this year after it was confirmed that he has been selected in his team’s squad for the Giro d’Italia. The Manx...

The cricketer who dazzled on her Test debut but was never picked again

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So there I was at the beginning of November 2020, sitting in Auckland’s Spark Arena anticipating the Covid-delayed concert by local musical legend Dave Dobbyn, shortly to become Sir Dave Dobbyn and already “world famo...

Ex-Bank economist picked to lead levelling up taskforce

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Andy Haldane, the former Bank of England chief economist appointed on Sunday as the head of the government’s levelling up taskforce, has described his new task as “one of the signature challenges of our time”. He said...

‘I have picked people up on the street’: the secret life of architect Alvar Aalto

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Wonky lumps of misshapen, scorched bricks burst from a block of student flats in Cambridge, Massachusetts, giving a warty look to the long wall that winds its way along the Charles River. “The lousiest bricks in the w...