Issue 1426

  • Issue 1426

Landing the eagle
The Lake District is the only English location in living memory where eagles dared to nest. Roger Ratcliffe talks to the author of a book describing an ambitious plan to bring them back.

The spy who duped me
Helen Steel was the publicity-shy activist who courageously and famously fought a burger giant through the courts as one of the McLibel Two. But the full story of how she and other women were deceived into relationships with undercover police spies is only now being told. By Mark Metcalf – who himself was spied on.

Decision was final
As an aspiring football referee and a Black boy, Ashley Hickson-Lovence only had one role model – Sheffield’s Uriah Rennie. As he followed in his studmarks and started to question how his hero made it to the top, he realised a new ambition – to write his story.