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Giles feels that England cannot overlook someone of Pietersen's ability given their failure to capitalise on winning positions in Australia
Britain's economic output grew at its fastest pace in January since September 2007, the Confederation of British Industry said today
Children who are fluent readers are being damaged by the Government’s insistence on using synthetic phonics in the classroom, a leading academic warns today.
Play was stopped on 'health and safety grounds' after Paul Sackey, Maurie Fa'asavalu and Tom Guest
Warburton will be released to play for Cardiff Blues at no cost and comes in a week that Alun Wyn Jones also chose to remain in Wales
Regular readers will recall my articles about overseas pensioners and the anger felt by around half a million of them who have had their state pensions frozen.
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England lead the series 8-2 and could retain the Ashes in the third ODI in Hobart on Sunday
The French can talk a brilliant game, especially when England loom large on their horizon. "It's a mythical match for us," said Pascal Papé of Stade Francais, the new captain of Les Bleus, "and losing is not an option." Then came the coach, Philippe Saint-André, and his assertion that in Paris a week on Saturday, his side would "not start with the starter but begin with the main course, with roast beef straight away". When it comes to the word play, Stuart Lancaster and company struggle to keep pace.
Plus, expensive property hotspots outside London, and a look at house prices around Europe
Defeat on Friday will make it nine internationals in a row on tour
Lydia Greenway has warned her England team-mates not to take anything for granted despite her unbeaten 69 in the first one-day international, leaving Charlotte Edwards’ side on the brink of retaining the Ashes.
Morally speaking, I don't have any problem with representing someone who I personally believe is guilty.
Chelsea bid twice for the England striker and there are strong indications that Mourinho still believes he can sign the player
England were in shock. They were probably in meltdown as well. In losing to Australia by one wicket with three balls to spare after the last-wicket pair put on 57, it was entering the kind of territory where you wondered when they might win again.