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You’re betraying your Quaker roots: fury at Clarks’ ‘fire and rehire’ plan

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Warehouse workers for Clarks have accused the 200-year-old shoemaker of betraying its philanthropic roots by threatening them with the sack if they don’t accept significant pay cuts. Meer as 100 staff in Clarks’ mai...

Joe Root’s special summer shown by batsmen surpassed in runscoring feat

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After Joe Root wandered back in at Lord’s two Saturdays ago on 180 nie uit nie, Wisden Cricket Monthly editor Phil Walker described him as “strumming” his second century of the series. When Root went to three in a row at ...

BBCSSO/Volkov/ Kopatchinskaja review – Bartók’s roots unearthed with brilliance

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There’s a sepia photo of Bartók out collecting folksongs in what is now the Czech Republic in 1907, phonograph at the ready. The music he recorded didn’t just preserve a vanishing way of life, it also resonated for de...

England in control as Joe Root’s third century in three Tests punishes India

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The hangdog expression on Joe Root’s face after Jasprit Bumrah had clattered his stumps was ridiculous and telling in equal measure. Ridiculous because the England captain had 121 runs to his name – only cricket can s...

Still game: Edinburgh’s 2021 fringe is a return to the festival’s roots

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On the wall in my kitchen is a calendar made by Edinburgh theatre critic Thom Dibdin. Hierdie keer verlede jaar, he and his photographer brother Peter took a set of pictures of Edinburgh festival venues that were shut becau...

Root’s rotated and raw England look vulnerable if India can catch fire

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Times have certainly changed since 2007 when India last won a Test series on English soil and Tiger Pataudi presented the newly minted trophy that carries his family’s name to Rahul Dravid, the winning captain, at the...

Randall Goosby: Wortels hersiening

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Roots is the debut solo disc from the young American violinist Randall Goosby. Dit neem 'n kort, maar bevestigende blik op swart Amerikaanse klassieke musiek, draai 'n paar skraal maar die moeite werd juwele op. What it’s not is a prog...

WTC finalists India and New Zealand have clear identities – unlike Root’s England

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An email comes from a reader in New Zealand. She had read what Tom Latham said about his side’s “brand of cricket” after the Edgbaston Test, and wanted to share a story she thought might help make his point for him. I...

The Guardian view on intercommunal violence in Israel: a dangerous development with deep roots

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The horror unfolding in the Middle East is both old and new. There is a terrible familiarity to the destruction the Israeli state is raining down upon Gaza, and the lethal missiles fired from the Strip by Palestinian ...

Tracks tydskrif: 50-jarige ‘surfers’ bybel’ keer terug na sy wortels onder nuwe eienaarskap

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Die voorblad van die eerste uitgawe van Tracks, wat 'n ikoniese Australiese navigeertydskrif sou word, bevat 'n nuuskierige onderopskrif. 'Dit was die beskrywing van 'n snit, uit die Concise Oxford Dictionary,”Onthou mede-f ...

Top 10 books about roots

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When I was a child, my father told me stories about his childhood in Ghana’s Ashanti region. En, because he knew that I wouldn’t learn much about Africa in my primary schools in Europe, he was determined to instruct ...