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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...

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...

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...