Former Liverpool star returns to English football against Sheffield Wednesday
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Dramatic and uncomfortable end to heatwave forecast with 'violent' thunderstorms and intense humidity
Monday 22 July 2013
The thermometer breached 33C for first time in 2013, in west London and parts of Surrey
Friday 19 July 2013
The Week in Books
Day release prisoner Ian John McLoughlin arrested over murder of pensioner who went to neighbour's aid
Wednesday 17 July 2013
A man was arrested today over the murder of a pensioner who was stabbed after going to the aid of his neighbour - a convicted paedophile - during a robbery.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Teams clear up anything from cigarette butts to medical waste
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Poyet was axed for gross misconduct last month
Monday 15 July 2013
The climb up Mount Ventoux is legendary among cyclists and Tour de France obsessives. It’s a punishing 12-mile ascent, rising 1,500m to the summit. On Sunday, Britain’s Chris Froome smashed it to be crowned reigning King of the Mountains (KOM) and increase his overall Tour lead.
Sunday 14 July 2013
Batsman confident of victory after his century puts hosts in command
Friday 12 July 2013
See below to watch the trailers for this week's DVD and Blu-Ray releases
Thursday 11 July 2013
Phil Mickelson hailed his opening 66 in the Scottish Open as the perfect preparation for the "punishment" which lies ahead in next week's Open Championship.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The prospect of two Ashes series has helped smooth over last year's dressing-room divide
Sunday 07 July 2013
Cricketing authorities have banned a fan from attending the opening Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, this week – if he brings his trumpet.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Comedians from hit BBC panel show Mock the Week have given their support to England ahead of the Investec Ashes Series, which begins on 10 July at Trent Bridge.
Sunday 30 June 2013
As Joe Root learnt, almost to the cost of his angelic face, as an England opener in the Ashes the old enemy will throw every-thing at you. From bouncers and beamers to bunches of fives in Birmingham, to survive the hostility in the opening over of the opening Test on your Ashes debut requires temperament.
Thursday 27 June 2013
Kevin Pietersen must wait until the opening Ashes Test next month to make his first international appearance of the summer after only two balls were possible in England's second Twenty20 international against New Zealand last night.
Monday 24 June 2013
17-time major winner romped to victory in just one hour and eight minutes, beating Victor Hanescu 6-3 6-2 6-0
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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