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The six words in the above sentence hide the names of three people who have been in the news in the past week. To find them, you must group the words into three pairs, then rearrange the letters within each pair. Each answer consists of a first name plus surname.

The first correct answer opened on 29 January will win a copy of the new Chambers 21st Century Dictionary. Answers to: Perplexity, The Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL.