Don’t be fooled by hypocritical preconceptions
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Wednesday 01 January 2014
Throughout these eternal Ashes series each side has been eager to leave the other to their own devices. Inquiries about opponents have been met with a polite but blanket rejection. "What they do is none of our business, guv," has been the gist of the reply as though it was enshrined in the regulations for the series.
'It makes Wonga look like Santa Claus': MP attacks lack of free ATMs available to people in poorest areas
Wednesday 01 January 2014
The 'grotesque practice' of charging low-income people to withdraw their own money from bank accounts has been condemned after a report revealed that more than 300,000 of the poorest people in Britain live at least 1km from a cash machine that does not charge for withdrawals.
Friday 27 December 2013
There’s no use ‘fighting through the hordes’ only to suffer the ignominy of having your card declined in front of other dead-eyed bargain-hunting animals
Sunday 08 December 2013
Friday 22 November 2013
England's batting deficiencies well exposed by Australia on day two of the First Test
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The cold snap is coming. We say stay on the sofa, preferably wearing one of these cosy onesies
Wednesday 04 September 2013
Ollie Rayner's career-best figures of 8 for 46 accelerated Middlesex towards a victory over Surrey at The Kia Oval which would push their London rivals deeper into the County Championship First Division relegation mire.
Saturday 31 August 2013
This isn't the first time the New York-born athlete has attempted the swim, in choppy, shark-infested waters
Sunday 25 August 2013
Australia 203-4 England 204-5
Ashes 2013: Australia coach Darren Lehmann accuses Stuart Broad of 'blatant cheating' in extraordinary radio rant
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The England bowler has angered the tourists at times during the series
Tuesday 06 August 2013
The Aussie Angle: Views of the former Australian cricketer and ESPNcricinfo Ashes columnist
Sunday 04 August 2013
The Aussie Angle: Wicketkeeper's blinding catch shows sticky start to series is behind him
Friday 02 August 2013
Hats off to David Warner. How many other cricketers could inspire an Old Trafford crowd to feel protective towards a Yorkshireman?
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Prior tells of the crucial moment when Hot Spot came up trumps for England
Tuesday 16 July 2013
With only four of the ICC’s elite umpire panel eligible for the Ashes, reputations are at risk
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'