Sport Chris Jordan appeals for an lbw decision during the first one-dayer against Australia

'It would be quite special, probably a little weird to play against the Windies,' says fast bowler

Fresh bid to amend gay age of consent: Peer seeks to outlaw 'male rape'

A LABOUR peer is to attempt to amend the Criminal Justice Bill to include a new offence of male rape and to prevent the prosecution of underage homosexual boys for having consensual sex.

Obituary: Abbot Dominic Gaisford

Julian Gaisford, monk: born Old Delhi 11 November 1928; clothed as a monk of Downside Abbey as Dom Dominic 1948, ordained priest 1954; monk of Worth Abbey 1957-94; Headmaster, Worth School 1959-76; Prior, Novice Master, Worth Abbey 1976-81; Superior, Worth Abbey mission, Lima 1981-88; Abbot of Worth 1988-94; died Crawley, West Sussex 17 April 1994.

Sports Letters: Reckless Eric

Sir: I find the appointment of Eric Cantona as the PFA's choice as Player of the Year quite incredible.

No argument

Enraged by abuse from opponents at a football match in Dulwich, south-east London, last December, Owen Marriott drove home and picked up a machete and a loaded gun, an Old Bailey judge heard. But he was seen and the police were called. Marriott, 31, admitted possessing a firearm without a certificate and having an offensive weapon. He said his problem was, 'I don't argue'. Sentence was adjourned.

COLLECTING / Mr Wells's mission to explain: If ever a sound were destined to become a museum piece, it is that of BBC medium wave. John Windsor is almost persuaded by a man determined to preserve it - along with 1,000 vintage radios that share his home

IN A QUIET street in Dulwich, south London, in the house where he was born, Gerald Wells twiddles a moulded Bakelite knob and the sound of times past wafts into his parlour. Round and resonant and reassuring, this is the BBC as heard by grandfather in the days of Tommy Handley, ITMA, Uncle Mac and that charming announcer Mr Hibberd, who used to say, 'Goodnight everybody. Goodnight.'

Boxing: Hide's hopes are high

BARRY HEARN remains hopeful that Herbie Hide will fight for the World Boxing Organisation version of the world heavyweight title at London's Olympia in March.

Bad behaviour: Are British children a public nuisance?: If we are not a child-friendly nation, could it be because our kids are brats? Hester Lacey reports

AT SUNDAY lunchtime in a Harvester 'family' pub the bar is packed out: not only by adults with pints and gin-and-tonics, but by children with teddies and dollies. The restaurant echoes to the sound of tiny feet thundering back and forth from the Salad Cart, tables are piled with story books and crayons.

Letter: Labour's attempt to close the gender gap

Sir: As the dust settles on the shadow cabinet elections, it is important to remember the purpose of a rule change which to the rest of the world is little more than a storm in a tea room.

Hockey: Debutant Crowley quick off the mark: Teenager joins in high scoring

MARK CROWLEY, Hampstead and Westminster's 19-year-old winger, scored on his Nastro Azzurro South Premier League debut in the 5-0 home defeat of Dulwich.

Travel: Family fortunes

STILL more advice from readers on taking a holiday with another family (The Traveller, 24 July and 7 August). Corinda M Carnelley of Dulwich, south London, says she has taken two successful gite holidays with friends and one 'disastrous' one (of which I should like to hear more). 'The most important thing is personal space. Make sure that everyone has space in which to do their own thing, keep their seaweed collection, and where it won't be touched or interfered with.' (Why on earth would you want to go on holiday with anybody who collects seaweed?)

Former patient died in fire

A schizophrenic who had been discharged from hospital to a 'low support' hostel, died from 100 per cent burns after setting fire to himself with petrol, Westminster Coroner's Court was told.

Health: Now it's standing room only at the antenatal clinic: Maggie Brown attended the prestigious King's College Hospital during her pregnancy, but it fell far short of her expectations

THIS article is written from a sense of outrage that has festered over the nine months it takes to have a baby.

Tory MPs in record revolt: Correction

In our 21 May issue, Tessa Jowell, Labour MP for Dulwich, was mistakenly included in the list of MPs who voted against the Third Reading of the European Communities (Amendment) Bill. Ms Jowell abstained, and we apologise for any confusion caused.

Tory MPs in record revolt: Lamont leaves door open for ERM re-entry (CORRECTED)


The Bluffer's Briefing on: Private Schools (CORRECTED)

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