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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Wednesday 09 January 2013
Outlook So, the US interior department has launched an urgent review of Arctic offshore drilling operations after the grounding of Shell's Kulluk oil rig off the coast of Alaska last week. Presumably the first thing they will acknowledge is that this was effectively a shipping rather than a drilling accident, though political momentum is against the oil giant.
Saturday 29 December 2012
1. Birds: written by Eric Partridge; written by Stephen Crane; built by Christopher Wren; performed by Lieutenant Pidgeon.
Saturday 15 December 2012
A man opened fire in a hospital in Alabama, US, wounding a police officer and two employees before he was shot dead by police.
Friday 23 November 2012
Two British women who were raped in Barbados say the man charged with attacking them has been wrongly accused after meeting him at a court hearing.
Thursday 15 November 2012
John McAfee, the software millionaire on the run from detectives who are seeking to question him in Belize about the killing of his next-door neighbour, has dyed his hair, eyebrows, beard and moustache black in an attempt disguise his appearance, it was claimed yesterday.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Christmas is just over six weeks away. And if the prospect of turkey followed by more turkey, darkness before teatime, and all those sitcom specials on television makes your heart sink, then it isn't too late to plan your escape. Book a cruise now and, rather than peeling sprouts on Christmas morning, you could have a leisurely breakfast in the sunshine and then do only what you want to all day long.
Simon Calder's Holiday Helpdesk: What do you know about company we're considering for our anniversary trip?
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Every day our travel guru answers your travel questions
Wednesday 31 October 2012
The government of Haiti has warned that Hurricane Sandy represents a "disaster of major proportions," which could bring food shortages as well as an imminent spike in the number of life-threatening cholera cases.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Mohamed Bin Hammam has claimed to FIFA's new chief investigator that Sepp Blatter appears to be untouchable.
Monday 15 October 2012
Ex-Chesterfield player managing Antigua and Barbuda making waves in cricketing heartland
Monday 08 October 2012
Marlon Samuels believes the “sky is the limit” for West Indies cricket following their ICC Twenty20 final win over hosts Sri Lanka.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Marlon Samuels inspired a West Indies fightback from the brink to deny Sri Lanka a home win and triumph themselves instead in the ICC World Twenty20 final.
Sunday 07 October 2012
For neutral observers it is all but impossible to select which side they want to become World Twenty20 champions tonight. Sri Lanka, the hosts, and West Indies, the pre-tournament favourites, both have a lot going for them.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Former England captain tells Stephen Brenkley why Kevin Pietersen reminds him of another singular character who was talented enough to merit being treated differently
Saturday 06 October 2012
Defending champions Australia will face England in tomorrow's Women's World Twenty20 final after breezing to a 28-run win over West Indies.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
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