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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Saturday 05 May 2012
The 20th West Indies tour of England begins today in Hove. On the face of it, the team have about as much chance of winning the Test series, beginning in less than a fortnight, than the first squad here 84 years ago, which lost all three Test matches by an innings.
Friday 04 May 2012
Police stop-and-search powers are being used in a "disproportionate" way against black people with "no adequate explanations", the High Court has been told in a landmark legal case.
Thursday 03 May 2012
As they arrive for the Tests against England, West Indies are average on the field and a shambles off it. Stephen Brenkley reports
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Australia coach Mickey Arthur wants Ricky Ponting to stay on until the next Ashes tour and has backed the former captain to overcome the shortage of Test cricket and hold his spot.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Australia 328 & 259 West Indies 218 & 294 (Australia win by 75 runs)
Wednesday 25 April 2012
The wicketkeeper Matthew Wade scored his maiden Test century as Australia rallied to 328 all out at lunch on the second day of the third and final Test against West Indies in Dominica.
Friday 20 April 2012
The US Secret Service is moving quickly to quell a prostitution scandal, sacking three agents less than a week after the embarrassing incident came to light.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Mohamed Bin Hammam today makes his final bid to overturn his lifetime FIFA ban for bribery.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon took five wickets in the final session to end West Indies' fightback on day three of the second Test in Port of Spain.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Mike Hussey survived a missed stumping to complete an unbeaten half-century and steer Australia out of trouble in the second Test against West Indies at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad. When lunch was taken on day two, Australia were 267 for 6 in their first innings after resuming at 208 for 5. Hussey was on 54 and James Pattinson 21.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Disney's latest cruise ship harks back to the glamour of the 1930s, with a dash of 21st-century magic
Friday 30 March 2012
Whether your taste is for adventure, luxury or a combination of the two, Saint Lucia is bursting with possibilities, says Tom Peck
Friday 30 March 2012
Back in the early 1970s, Luton's population is mainly white and working-class, with a handful of Afro-Caribbean families. Among them are the Grants and, in the person of the eponymous Bageye, they have a formidable paterfamilias. Bageye takes his meals alone in Victorian fashion, eating before his wife and five pickney. The pickney try to make themselves invisible, because they go in perpetual fear of their father.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
It is no surprise that a leaking rig in the middle of the sea prompts minds in the Square Mile back towards the Gulf of Mexico tragedy. As Total's Elgin platform continued to pump out gas, investors were pulling out of the blue-chip energy giants with BG – which holds a 14.1 per cent interest in the North Sea project – the worst hit.
Friday 23 March 2012
Two American men pleaded guilty to indecent exposure in Dominica after they were arrested during a stop on a gay cruise of the Caribbean.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy
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