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The Survivor review – Barry Levinson’s solid postwar boxing drama

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Director Barry Levinson brings the confidence of a professional lifetime to this heartfelt true story of Herschel “Harry” Haft, a tough Polish Jew who boxed as a light heavyweight in the postwar United States, even ta...

Chefs lament the demise of food bible that made postwar British life better

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In his first job in a pub kitchen as a teenager, someone handed Gareth Ward a copy of The Good Food Guide. “I knew nothing about food or restaurants, but I read it cover to cover like it was a fairystory. It blew me a...

Covid vaccine crisis may be the last straw for the postwar economic consensus

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The proper functioning of any interconnected economic system depends on trust. And a global system that has been designed by advanced economies requires a significant level of buy-in from the developing world. Both be...

Last-ditch bid to save Derby’s postwar modernist gem from bulldozers

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When Derby launched a competition for the redevelopment of its marketplace in 1970, the winning design was said to be “architecturally effective whatever the function” and praised for its “excellence of conception”. C...