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When our editor in chief sets out for a jog around a city, his brain is whirring even faster than his legs. Here he reflects on urban projects in London and Zürich that have stumbled at the first hurdle.
We consider the loss of Cairo’s Maspero Triangle and dabble with dance. But first up: Miami finds the art in parking, Swiss gallerists have a Highland fling and Lewis Hamilton drives his point home.
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Foreign correspondent Janine di Giovanni finds sanctuary in churches.
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Australia’s ambassador to Poland and why Canada’s world-stage win isn’t helping at home.
Canada’s pilot conundrum, Sweden takes subs seriously and the US loosens rules for foreign recruits.