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‘I am strong, I am still young’: Claudio Ranieri ready for Watford challenge

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It is likely that if most managers found themselves in charge at Vicarage Road at this moment they would glance at Watford’s fixture list – which in their next eight games includes encounters with both Merseyside team...

The National Trust has needlessly provoked an ‘anti-woke’ campaign

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The National Trust has more members than all of Britain’s political parties put together. It is certain that those five and a half million members will agree on nothing. That is why the Trust’s leadership has long tak...

Train or plane? The climate crisis is forcing us to rethink all long-distance travel

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All domestic plane journeys in Britain should be banned and passengers told to take a train. So says the Campaign for Better Transport in its contribution to the climate emergency debate. Planes emit six times more CO...

Dictators take a winning lead as Newcastle bend the knee to Saudi princes

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It has been a winning week for dictators. Russia’s Vladimir Putin, China’s Xi Jinping and Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman all have cause to cheer after weaknesses, divisions and double standards among the western d...

Simon Kjær on Ballon d’Or shortlist as men’s and women’s nominees revealed

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The magazine France Football has announced the shortlists for the Ballon d’Or awards, with the Denmark and Milan defender Simon Kjær a notable inclusion among the nominees for the men’s award. The Danish captain has b...

England’s Mills moves from back brace to shoulder T20 World Cup tilt

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England will spend the first week of their winter in quarantine, though for Tymal Mills the restrictions will feel trivial compared with those he faced a year ago. Mills spent three months of last winter in a back bra...

Tory ideals count for nothing in the kneejerk era of Boris Johnson

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Who would be a Tory ideologue? One minute you must favour a private-sector, low-tax, deregulated economy, basking in the glories of free trade. The next you must favour state spending, corporate taxes, regulated energ...

I went to work for Keir Starmer because he promised to unite the party. I regret it now

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Keir Starmer would not have been elected as Labour leader if he had suggested publicly or privately that he intended to re-establish weighted votes for MPs in leadership elections, taking power away from regular membe...

David Simon verdedig die besluit om die HBO -reeks uit Texas te haal na 'n verbod op aborsie

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David Simon, skepper van The Wire, het aangekondig dat hy nie 'n komende HBO -reeks in Texas gaan verfilm nie weens die aborsieverbod van die staat wat vroeër hierdie maand verby is. Alhoewel die spesifieke HBO -projek nie 'n ...

Boris Johnson se militêre alliansie in die Stille Oseaan is roekelose post-imperiale nostalgie

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Die Aukus -verdedigingsooreenkoms tussen Brittanje, die VSA en Australië word by die dag donkerder. Dit is in wese die gevolg van 'n nywerheidsgeskil oor wie agt duikbote vir die Australiese weermag gaan bou. Australië ...

Jeremy Clarkson’s Cotswolds farm is an ill omen for the countryside

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In 2008 Jeremy Clarkson thought a little agriculture on the side might do him good. He bought a farm in fashionable Cotswold country, acquired a Lamborghini tractor and a handful of local workers and found the experie...

Boris Johnson is right that we have to live with Covid, but he’s not making it easy

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Eighteen months is a long time in Covid politics. Boris Johnson’s much-flagged series of announcements this week for the UK will mark his route “back to normal” and to “learning to live with the disease”. Like most pe...

England bewitched by India with Shardul Thakur meriting acclaim

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Forget about operas and fat ladies singing, you know a Test is over when India’s captain starts conducting. It happened here 24 minute, five overs and two wickets after lunch on the final day, shortly after Ollie Pop...

Boris Johnson’s biggest lie about Europe is finally coming home to roost

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It was the big Brexit lie. Geen, not the £350m a week to spend on the NHS or the “bonfire” of red tape. The lie was that the shambles now enveloping British trade with Europe was an unavoidable price worth paying to lea...

Rohit Sharma paces to perfection to finally end his overseas drought

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Depending on how you look at it Rohit Sharma’s first Test century on foreign soil took him about five hours of actual game time, or the 23 hours or so that passed after he first took guard in the glaring late-afternoo...

England’s Ollie Pope misses chance to add to his average of 101 at the Oval

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England were on precisely 250 and Ollie Pope on 81 when the 23-year-old reached for a Shardul Thakur delivery and edged it into his stumps. It was his second-highest score for his country, an innings that carried his ...

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