First Twenty20 International: England 151-1 (17.5 overs) beat Australia 150-3 (20 overs) by nine wickets
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Monday 23 December 2013
A giant plastic snow globe meant to protect the famous statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus over Christmas has mysteriously broken, showering shoppers in polystyrene pellets.
O’ empty town of Bethlehem: a trickle of visits to the site of Christ’s birth thanks to intifadas and ongoing tensions
Monday 23 December 2013
Intifadas and ongoing tensions are keeping Christian pilgrims and tourists away from Bethlehem, says
Monday 16 December 2013
Six years of deep recession have shrunk Greek economy by a quarter and shut thousands of businesses. Fish farming is seen as one of the few sectors that could help pull Greece out of its economic quagmire, if it sorts itself out first.
Saturday 14 December 2013
Tourists’ attempted fightback in crucial Third Test in Perth is restricted by indisciplined batting, tight Australian bowling and sheer bad luck
Thursday 12 December 2013
According to initial reports a number of British travellers escaped the attack near Mombasa after the grenade failed to explode
World Cup 2014: Manaus, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte - Simon Calder's guide to England’s host cities in Brazil
Friday 06 December 2013
Brazil’s largest city is not a place to linger
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Tim Bresnan says he was always aiming to return in time for the second Ashes Test after suffering a stress fracture of the lower back in August.
Ashes 2013-14: Announcer denies racial slur towards England spinner Monty Panesar after he was sacked by Cricket Australia
Monday 02 December 2013
David Nixon was sacked on the spot during England's warm-up match against a Chairman's XI for allegedly introducing Panesar in an Indian accent
Saturday 30 November 2013
Chairman’s XI v England, tour match, Traeger Park Oval, second day
Wednesday 27 November 2013
As if he had not done enough damage, Mitchell Johnson verbally bounced England on Wednesday. In a press conference in Perth, his home town, the fastest bowler in the world announced that Australia would continue bouncing their opponents.
Ashes 2013-14: Australia captain Michael Clarke fined for 'using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting' towards England bowler James Anderson
Monday 25 November 2013
The ICC have hit Clarke with a 20% fine of his match fee after his comments in the closing stages of the first Test in Brisbane
Sunday 24 November 2013
Australia v England, First Test, , third day
Saturday 16 November 2013
Hosts fought back from a 14 point deficit to lead but wing Savea bagged two tries to earn gruelling victory
Friday 15 November 2013
Four of the top six batsman passed the half-century mark but runs for Root will be the most pleasing thing for England
Thursday 14 November 2013
England make hay in the Sydney sunshine
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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