Issue 1284

29 Apr 2019
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Pack mentality With Chris Froome racing for the first time, this year’s Tour de Yorkshire could be the best yet. But, writes Steve Lee, it’s also about boosting local businesses, getting more people cycling and harnessing some great community spirit. Our great cover is Riding with Grandad by Mackenzie Thorpe, Tour de Yorkshire’s official artist.

Post-Windrush fears remain The government may claim to be addressing the Windrush scandal but, more than a year since it was exposed, experts fear many people could still be under threat of deportation unless they come forward to get the paperwork they need. By Ciara Leeming.

Mysterious matters Carol Morley’s films are very different from each other but have always shared themes of loss, the past and being an outsider. And there’s always an investigation involved. She tells Richard Smirke why making them has helped saved her life.

Plus News, arts and entertainment, Viv Albertine’s letter to her younger self, columnist Roger Ratcliffe on the importance of Extinction Rebellion moving into a new phase, crossword, Sudoku and more.