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Ireland’s Sam Bennett wins the third stage of the recent La Vuelta tour of Spain. Bennett’s recent run of good form has ensured a strong Irish team in the elite world championship in Yorkshire. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s not the Tour de France or the Giro for that matter but the 2019 UCI Road World Championships – which take place in Yorkshire from September 21st-(...)

Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

The decision was taken to draw lots after three recounts could not separate the two candidates. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A dead heat between two parties in one ward in Bradford during local elections in the UK led to the winning candidate being chosen by drawing lots. L(...)

Harry Leslie Smith: vocal critic of austerity, has died aged 95. Photograph: Icon Books

Harry Leslie Smith, the political commentator and second World War veteran who survived the Great Depression, has died in Canada aged 95, his family s(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey described the agreement as historic and called it a significant step for Ryanair. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Trade union Unite has signed a deal with Ryanair to represent cabin crew based at Belfast and other UK airports such as Stansted and Manchester. The (...)

 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

A closed sign outside a KFC restaurant near Ashford, Kent. The acute shortage closed two-thirds of KFC’s 900 restaurants. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Fried chicken lovers throughout Britain cried fowl, licking their fingers in desperation as an acute chicken shortage closed two-thirds of KFC’s 900 r(...)

Cork City players celebrate their Premier Division success. To see the community’s joy in Turner’s Cross that night would bring a tear to a stone. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Football can be unbelievable sometimes. For the past few years, my brother, Danny, his friends and I have found ourselves in some bizarre situations.(...)

Blue Peter presenters  John Noakes, Valerie Singleton and Peter Purves, with the usual canine guests, in August 1968.  Photograph: PA Wire

John Noakes, television presenter, actor and writer, born March 6th, 1934; died May 28th, 2017 In 1977, the television presenter John Noakes, who has(...)

Swissport check-in staff and baggage handlers at airports across UK have announced a two-day strike. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Christmas flights into and out of UK airports are facing severe disruption following the announcement of a two-day strike by check-in staff and baggag(...)

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