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Schadenfreude, a wonderful German word for “pleasure derived from another person’s misfortune”, is not an emotion that I would ordinarily own up to. But, as a farmer who has spent rather too much of my life scratching a meagre living growing grain on steep, flint-strewn Sussex downland soil, I have to confess to having had a wicked chuckle recently when Britain’s biggest farmer, vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson, announced a loss of £4m. I’m not proud of myself. Sir […]
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