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Nathan Redmond defends Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola over altercation

• Southampton winger says ‘nothing negative or offensive was said’• ‘Guardiola was only very complimentary and positive to me’ Nathan Redmond has defended Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola following their on-field altercation at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The Southampton winger was confronted by Guardiola immediately after the final whistle …

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Bad sex award won by Christopher Bollen's phallic 'billiard rack'

Passage from novel The Destroyers singled out by judges of dubious honour for ‘going overboard in its attempts to describe the familiar in new terms’ An overenthusiastic attempt to “describe the familiar in new terms”, which led to the male genitals being portrayed as an anatomically confusing “billiard rack”, has …

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Readers recommend: share songs about education

Make your nomination in the comments and a reader will pick the best eligible tracks for a playlist next week – you have until Monday 4 December It’s not quite the end of term so we’d this week like to hear your songs on the topic of education. For more …

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Has the mystery over the LSE boss's departure been solved?

The reason behind Xavier Rolet’s high-profile, long-running and controversial exit now looks clearer The great mystery of why the board of the London Stock Exchange wanted to drop Xavier Rolet as its chief executive is finally revealed. Sort of. He’d had a long innings but “aspects of Xavier Rolet’s operating …

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Bath students and staff protest over vice-chancellor's exit package

Glynis Breakwell announced her retirement after row over her salary, but campaigners are unhappy with generous final payment Hundreds of angry Bath students and staff have gathered to protest against the generous pay and exit package awarded to the university’s departing vice-chancellor, Glynis Breakwell. Related: Bath University vice-chancellor quits after …

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