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Isn’t it good, Swedish plywood: the miraculous eco-town with a 20-storey wooden skyscraper

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As you come in to land at Skellefteå airport in the far north of Sweden, you are greeted by a wooden air traffic control tower poking up from an endless forest of pine and spruce. After boarding a biogas bus into town...

Sarah Storey closes on outright British Paralympic record after time trial gold

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Sarah Storey eclipsed all competition to win her second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 in the C5 time trial on Tuesday morning. In doing so she also drew level with the swimmer Mike Kenny as the most successful British Para...

Fire rips through 20-storey residential tower block in Milan

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Fire has ripped through a 20-storey residential building in Milan, leaving rescue workers scrambling to make sure no one had been caught in the flames and thick smoke. The blaze on Sunday started on the upper floors o...

Sarah Storey storms to stunning 15th Paralympic gold in individual pursuit

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One down, two to go. Dame Sarah Storey raced closer to Paralympic immortality in the Izu Velodrome on Wednesday as she breezed her way to gold in the C5 3,000m individual pursuit, breaking her own world record in the ...

Sarah Storey saddles up in quest to become Britain’s most-decorated Paralympian

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Sarah Storey’s campaign to become Britain’s most-decorated Paralympian gets under way on Wednesday, when she competes in her eighth Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Now 43, Storey, 14 times a Paralympic gold medallist, is t...

22 Bishopsgate: a perfumed 62-storey village for City workers

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22 Bishopsgate is big, as large as a container ship perched on its end. At an all-inclusive total of just over 195,000 sq metres, it’s probably the largest office building ever built in Britain. At 278 metres high – o...

Northern Ireland police cleared of bias over Bobby Storey funeral

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A watchdog’s report into Northern Irish police’s handling of the funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey has found that police prioritised public security over enforcement of Covid-19 regulations without showing bia...