England suffered yet another defeat in the opening Twenty20 match against Australia and need to win the remaining two if they are to take the series
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ODI series: England limited overs coach Ashley Giles insists Alastair Cook remains in his plans despite West Indies absence
Monday 27 January 2014
Giles stresses that the Tour of the West Indies will be used to prepare for the upcoming World Twenty20 with Stuart Broad likely to captain the side
Monday 13 January 2014
'It would be quite special, probably a little weird to play against the Windies,' says fast bowler
Wednesday 08 January 2014
A quarter of a tonne of marijuana was hidden in sacks aboard Miss Kameney
Tuesday 07 January 2014
The prolific writer and activist died in poverty in 1970, but soon came to be considered one of America's greatest writers
BP takes $1.1bn hit on failed Brazilian well, but reveals 'significant' discovery in the Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Monday 16 December 2013
West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford has been suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) because of an illegal bowling action.
Tips and deals of the week: Holy Monkey trips to Colombia; Iniala Beach House, Phuket; Sawday's 'Go Snow' collection
Saturday 14 December 2013
Saturday 07 December 2013
What's in a number? You've chosen your itinerary and ship, and booked your cruise, so does it really matter where your cabin is? The answer depends on your priorities.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Take your partner, family, golf clubs… or a good pair of walking boos
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Vessel from Haiti was 'overloaded and unseaworthy' says US Coast Guard
Sachin Tendulkar retirement: The 'Little Master' out for 74, so has he missed his chance for a final century?
Friday 15 November 2013
Tendulkar may not bat in the second innings as India pile on the runs meaning he could well have played his final innings where he was out for 74
Sachin Tendulkar to retire from international cricket later this year after playing 200th Test for India
Thursday 10 October 2013
The multi-record holding batsman is to call time on his first class career at international level
Sunday 18 August 2013
His captain is tipping him to follow in his father's footsteps and forge an England career, but Northamptonshire's Twenty20 hero David Willey would not be surprised if dad Peter never turned up to see him play.
Monday 05 August 2013
I first came to Edinburgh when I was 18 to serve on the Perrier Awards panel, and was inspired to try stand-up myself. In the intervening 22 years the press initially dubbed me a a 'fresh face', then 'a rising star', then an 'established name'. This year I was described as a 'permanent fringe fixture'. Like the rain, the sweaty venues and the panpipe players outside Waverley station, I have become part of the festival furniture.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Now... Cumbrian Cottages has a selection of discounts this month. Examples for a week's rental from 26/27 July include Foxgloves near Windermere or Plum Corner near Hadrian's Wall, both sleeping two, for £390. bit.ly/CumbriaCots
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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