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Trevor Hemmings, owner of Preston and Grand National winners, dies at 86

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Trevor Hemmings, owner of Championship club Preston North End as well as three Grand National winners, has died aged 86. Hemmings, one of National Hunt racing’s greatest supporters, rescued Preston in 2010 when he bou...

Baby boomers are the winners who have taken it all – now it’s time they gave some back

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Charlie Watts was a great drummer, unobtrusively anchoring the Rolling Stones. I mourn his death. Abba are a unique group, if not to everyone’s taste: catchy songs with too little edge. But their re-forming to release...

Helen Marten review – Turner winner’s new show leaves you gasping

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A number of drawings by Helen Marten hang in the small rear gallery at Sadie Coles HQ. A close up of a coyote’s belly and abdomen, delicately drawn; a cat; people playing pool. Some make me think of surrealist André M...

We all play the status game, but who are the real winners?

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Life is a game. To understand this is to understand why the human world can be so maddening, angry and irrational. The behaviour of racists, transphobes, conspiracy theorists, cult members, religious fundamentalists a...

Winners review – expansive parody of capitalism pops with kinetic energy

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Performed in Bristol’s new pop-up venue, the Wardrobe Ensemble’s Winners invites us to celebrate the grand opening of Mr Winner’s 10th million branch of Winners restaurants. So much winning. Losers are sidelined and s...

Caroline Weir’s late strike takes Team GB into quarter-finals as group winners

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An 85th-minute strike from the Scotland forward Caroline Weir cancelled out Adriana Leon’s second-half goal for Canada and ensured Team GB topped Group E ahead of their opponents. It had looked as though Canada would...

Eleven Euros winners off the pitch – our moments of the tournament

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Much excitement was caused by a cute remote control Volkswagen delivering the match ball to the centre-spot for the early games. It then went into hibernation – presumably in a tiny garage – before reappearing for th...

Eurovision winners Måneskin: ‘Cocaine? Damiano barely drinks beer!’

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Before their momentous Eurovision victory with Zitti e Buoni, placing Italian rock back on the world stage and earning praise from Simon Le Bon and Miley Cyrus; before a baseless accusation of snorting cocaine almost ...

Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners

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Dua Lipa has topped the winners at the 2021 Brit awards, calling for Boris Johnson to approve “a fair pay rise” for frontline NHS staff as she picked up gongs including the top prize of British album for her chart-dom...

‘Imperious campaign’ – player ratings for Manchester City’s title winners

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The epitome of the modern goalkeeper, his passing is more important than his shot-stopping for Pep Guardiola. The Brazilian even managed an assist for Ilkay Gündogan in the win over Spurs. His 18 clean sheets should n...

Trainer: Kentucky Derby winner’s failed drug test due to dermatitis treatment

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with an antifungal ointment containing the steroid betamethasone that caused the horse to fail a postrace drug test, trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday. In a statement iss...

‘A formidable partnership’: player ratings for Chelsea’s WSL title winners

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Ann-Katrin Berger 9 Her performances should see her considered one of the world’s best goalkeepers. The 30-year-old won the golden glove with 12 clean sheets. Chelsea have conceded just 10 goals in 22 games but Berger...

The Guardian view on Scottish politics: a battle with no winners

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Scottish politics is a small world. Inevitably so, in a nation of 5.5 million. The Scottish National party is also close-knit, once famous for presenting a unified front to outsiders. That is how it grew to become the...

Translator Kate Briggs among this year’s Windham-Campbell prize winners

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The American author and poet Renee Gladman danced around the room when she learned she had been chosen as one of the recipients of the $165,000 (£120,000) Windham-Campbell prizes. Translator Kate Briggs, seeing an ema...

Grammy awards 2021: the full list of winners

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J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy – Un Dia (One Day)Justin Bieber featuring Quavo – IntentionsBTS – DynamiteLady Gaga and Ariana Grande – Rain On Me – WINNERTaylor Swift featuring Bon Iver – Exile James Taylor ...

House builders and banking sector: Sunak’s budget winners

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Construction firms and manufacturers with big spending plans are likely to be among the corporate winners in a budget that otherwise looked to businesses to cover most of the UK’s emergency spending bill. Rishi Sunak,...