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Travelling incognito

Former riba Honorary Secretary Maurice McCarthy was spotted alighting from the first-class section of Eurostar at Waterloo. Looking slightly sinister in a long black Crombie, he was cornered by a dog and its burly uniformed handler from Customs and Excise. Astonished passengers watched as McCarthy calmly removed a white scarf from a package and held it out, whereupon the slobbering dog sank in its fangs with an audible chomp. He then gave the package to another officer with whom he ...

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