Andrew Hughes

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Kenny McLean scores  Norwich City’s second goal  during the t Championship match against  Bristol City at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Norwich kept their lead at the top of the Championship table with a thrilling 3-2 win against in-form Bristol City. Jamie Paterson put the visitors a(...)

Micquus ridden by jockey James Best  jumps a fence on the  way to winning a Novices Handicap Chase during Injured Jockeys Fund Charity raceday at Plumpton. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

For the first time in a week, there was the sound of hooves thudding against turf on a British racecourse on Wednesday. Not as many hooves as normal, (...)

 Jonathan Kodjia scores Aston Villa’s second goal  during the Sky Bet Championship match against  Stoke City at Villa Park. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Leeds leapfrogged Norwich to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 win at Bolton. United substitute Patrick Bamford, back after three month(...)

Middlesbrough’s Britt Assombalonga  scores his side’s  first goal past Hull City goalkeeper  during the Sky Bet Championship match at Kcom Stadium. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

West Brom took over at the top of the Championship after claiming a 3-2 win at struggling Preston. The Baggies took advantage of Leeds’ 1-1 draw at S(...)

 Graham Burke celebrates after scoring for  Preston North End in the Sky Bet Championship match  against  Stoke City at Deepdale. Photograph: Andrew Kearns/CameraSport via Getty Images

Preston North End 2 Stoke 2 Republic of Ireland forward Graham Burke opened his Championship goal account in Preston’s 2-2 draw with Stoke at Deepdal(...)

 Huddersfield manager David Wagner has signed a new three-year deal, the Premier League club have announced. Photograph: PA

David Wagner has signed a new three-year contract with Huddersfield Town, giving the Premier League club a huge boost and ending any possibility of hi(...)

Leicester City’s Fousseni Diabate scores their fourth goal during the  FA Cup fourth round  match against  Peterborough United at London Road. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Peterborough 1 Leicester City 5 Leicester eased through to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable 5-1 victory over Peterborough at London R(...)

A retelling of King Lear set in a corrupt, contemporary India. A young Finnish girl’s bleakly funny immigrant childhood. A Trinity graduate’s languid (...)

A coroner, left, police and legal staff at a murder inquest in  Staffordshire in 1856. Photograph: by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

As a writer of historical crime fiction, a pleasant and productive way to spend an evening is to peruse the grisly coroner reports of 19th-century new(...)

Historian and archivist Andrew Hughes: well placed to comment on 19th-century Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

 “For my eighteenth birthday, Father promised me the hand of a handsome young man, which he duly delivered mounted in a glass bell-jar.” From t(...)

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