Patrick Sawer, The Telegraph

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The Telegraph

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Recent articles by Patrick:

Welsh could be hit with new tax for holidaying in Wales

Controversial new tourism levy could apply even those taking a break within their home country → Read More

Sir Salman Rushdie’s battle for freedom of expression has been ‘lost’, friends say

Supporters claim censorship is now so rife that the author would struggle to publish The Satanic Verses today → Read More

Archie Battersbee's family submit last minute appeal to European Court of Human Rights

Barts Health NHS Trust had been scheduled to begin withdrawing the 12-year-old's life support on Wednesday morning → Read More

Camilla’s unseen acts of kindness: tea and whisky with injured soldiers

Duchess of Cornwall is no great fan of showing up at events simply to be photographed and hates talking about herself → Read More

Top West End theatre tickets have surged in price since before the pandemic

A leading theatre critic said producers risk excluding large numbers of people who cannot afford the prices → Read More

Friends of Whitehall cleaner who ‘died of Covid’ criticise Downing Street ‘party culture’

‘Abhorrent’ attitude to cleaning staff condemned after Emanuel Gomes’ died at height of pandemic → Read More

Biff, Chip and Kipper illustrator ‘profoundly upset’ to be cancelled in Islamophobia row

Alex Brychta left feeling hurt after publisher pulped book over ‘incredibly silly’ racism accusations → Read More

Big Brother (sorry, Big Person) is correcting you on Google

The online giant is rolling out an ‘inclusive language’ function that prompts authors to avoid using certain words and suggests replacements → Read More

Liam Gallagher: I’d rather be in a wheelchair than face ‘stigma’ of hip operation

Former Oasis frontman says he'd rather suffer in pain than lose rock star credibility as he admits his bones are ‘mashed up’ with arthritis → Read More

No more than seven years old: the children of Sumy blown up as they prepared to flee

The corpses of at least two children were discovered in the rubble after an overnight attack on the city → Read More

'Lucky to be alive': Refugees arriving in Poland tell of desperate scenes in Ukraine

But kindly strangers from across Europe are travelling to the border to take in families fleeing the Russian invasion → Read More

How one man's breathless video of planes landing at Heathrow in Storm Eunice has made Big Jet TV cult viewing

Viewers are tuning into Jerry Dyer’s channel on YouTube in their thousands as he livestreams dramatic scenes → Read More

Supermarkets still want shoppers to wear masks, despite end of Plan B Covid rules

Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Morrisons and John Lewis customers asked to continue wearing face coverings in store → Read More

Midget Gems renamed after claims name is hateful towards people with dwarfism

M&S rebrands sweets as Mini Gems, but campaigner claims more companies need to follow suit to abolish ‘deeply insulting’ word → Read More

Royal Court theatre changes billionaire character’s Jewish name after anti-Semitism accusations

London theatre apologises and writer alters name of Hershel Fink, in new play Rare Earth Mettle, to Henry Finn → Read More

Andy Murray's desperate plea to find wedding ring tied to stolen trainers pays off

The tennis star revealed on Thursday night that his shoes along with his ring had been recovered → Read More

Pubs and restaurants relying on students working two-hour shifts in bid to stay open

Hospitality venues are using apps to source workers for a fraction of a traditional shift while others are closing down amid staff shortages → Read More

Plants used by South American tribes could provide malaria cure, say Kew scientists

Kew Gardens enters Guinness World Records for largest living plant collection on earth → Read More

Bournemouth Air Festival: Two hurt after wingwalking plane crashes into sea

The event has been suspended and an investigation is under way → Read More

Westminster double murder: Police launch manhunt after two bodies found

Urgent appeal to find Lee Peacock after man and woman stabbed to death at separate addresses in central London → Read More