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Kicking up a fuss

While loitering around the RIBA eco-truck at the Labour Party conference in Manchester, Astragal spotted Cherie Blair among the 1,000. Keen to discuss the possibility of wind turbines and solar panels on Number 10, Astragal was miffed to be brushed aside by a tenacious Sky News reporter armed with a torpedo-like ‘fluffy’ mike. Questions about Monday’s ‘did she, didn’t she’ hooha caused Mrs Blair to speed away from a potentially pleasant design-led chit-chat. Temporarily ...

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