28 September 2015

If China is choking, we might need to try something radical

28 September 2015,
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A German couple on the train to Kowloon on Friday told me China’s economic slowdown had brought the unexpected benefit of an improvement in […]


9 September 2015

Why I decided not to help the Sunday Times

9 September 2015,
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Paula Radcliffe has my sympathy. I have no way of knowing for sure that she is innocent, but – as well as admiring her […]


1 September 2015

Why we must value the truth and pay people properly to communicate it

1 September 2015,
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You couldn’t make it up, they say. But it seems some people can and do make things up, and then act out a contrasting, […]


21 August 2015

Athletics may be in a doping fog but its primal power should shine through in Beijing

21 August 2015,
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Athletics is going into its World Championships in Beijing not so much under a cloud as in a fog. None of us really know […]


19 August 2015

How my Nicaragua notebook triggered a long writing journey

19 August 2015,
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It’s 1989, and I’m on my own on a long haul flight returning to Britain from Central America. I had been visiting Esteli, Sheffield’s twin […]


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