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‘My body was screaming of motherhood’: readings shine light on dark period of Irish history

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Ireland’s Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes, which published its report in January, was not the first inquiry into a dark chapter in the nation’s history. But its findings – alongside its silences...

Everest Covid cases shine harsh light on Nepalese decision to open mountain

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The first cases of Covid-19 have been identified at Everest base camp, renewing the controversy over the decision by Nepal to open the world’s highest mountain to climbers. With access from the Chinese side of Everest...

Contested grants to hidden cuts: how ‘Scrooge’ Sunak’s shine faded

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Grants to ministers’ seats and plans to axe spending and lift taxes marred the chancellor’s post-Covid packageRichmond’s cobbled market square is quiet compared to the bustling Saturday mornings of pre-lockdown times,...

Talking Horses: Injury to St Mark’s Basilica takes shine off Ebor meeting

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The Juddmonte International Stakes at York was named the best race in the world for the first time in 2020, as Ghaiyyath beat three previous Group One winners and send it to the top of a list based on the end-of-seaso...

Osaka’s tough core can help her shine under the spotlight at home Olympics

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Back in the spring of 2019, Naomi Osaka was coming off consecutive grand slam titles and digesting her newfound presence as a leading name in world sport when the subject shifted to the seemingly imminent 2020 Olympic...

Shine review – a positively radiant one-man show

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Kema Sikazwe’s first name means “the one who shines” in the language of his Zambian parents. It suits him. The rapper and actor, who also performs as Kema Kay, has a radiance that draws you to him. For all the fast-ta...

Yuka Saso takes US Women’s Open lead as teenagers shine in the mist

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Yuka Saso went on a birdie blitz on a frigid Friday afternoon at the Olympic Club to card a four-under 67 and grab a one-stroke lead heading into the weekend at the US Women’s Open. The 19-year-old Filipino player dri...

Ten ParalympicsGB unsung heroes who can shine at the Tokyo Games

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Young won silver at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, where he was beaten by China’s Zhu Dening on a photo-finish, and the 21-year-old has improved since then – he successfully defended his Europea...

Rise and shine: the Big Breakfast returns – with a mission

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The anaemic state of UK breakfast telly in 2021 might lead some to feel nostalgic for the 90s. Back then, The Big Breakfast offered up cheeky songs, rude puppets and an impromptu game of One Lump Or Two as an alternat...