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As the new cricket season gets underway this week there will be the usual platitudes about how the game remains an intrinsic part of Englishness
Astute Warwickshire attack coach tells Jon Culley they can repeat last year's triumph despite Ashley Giles' departure
Police have seized around £12 million worth of cocaine following a six-month investigation into the "top echelon" of organised crime.
Minister sets out scheme for UK’s biggest prison despite warnings that concept is discredited
'Gingerbread house' has ruffled feathers. By Charlie Cooper
The Turner Prize-winner's latest work is a holiday cottage on the coast - complete with statue on the roof
The public's lingering appetite for all things Olympic has seen dozens of artists who either performed or whose music was played at the Games storm up the charts.
Peter Reeve fell out with neighbours over noise and parking, according to those who knew him
Yorkshire batsman gets nod ahead of Taylor to make debut in the first Test against West Indies
West Indies 147 & 27-3 England Lions 341
Ollie Rayner already had membership of one fairly exclusive club after scoring a hundred on his first-class debut in 2006; yesterday at Trent Bridge he joined another by making a century in an innings he began as nightwatchman as Middlesex avoided the follow-on against Nottinghamshire.
One of Britain's most impressive private book collections has been lost after a shed belonging to the author Francis Wheen went up in "spectacular" flames.
A disgraced former Tory peer was jailed for nine months today for fiddling his parliamentary expenses.
Captain Tillakaratne Dilshan was today ruled out of the third npower Test at the Rose Bowl, where Sri Lanka will instead be led by Kumar Sangakkara.
With the results of the Government’s happiness survey imminent, Nick Harding tracks down Britain’s cheeriest families.
A former Tory peer is facing jail after being found guilty of fraudulently claiming nearly £14,000 in the final parliamentary expenses trial.