The France international has opted to remain at Lyon
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Friday 29 November 2013
The last time England were in Adelaide for an Ashes Test, Graeme Swann, during pre-match nets, passed on a few words of advice to a young off-spinner, who was combining trying to make his way in the game with earning a living tending to the turf at the Adelaide Oval. It is a very different surface Swann will bowl on this week when the second Test gets under way and it is also a very different Nathan Lyon who will be pulling on a baggy green cap rather than the overalls of a groundsman.
Colonel Earl Browning: Counter-intelligence officer who was a lone voice in opposing the use of Klaus Barbie as a paid informant
Thursday 14 November 2013
Earl Browning was a counter-intelligence officer in occupied Germany after the Second World War who raised persistent but unheeded objections when the US military began using the notorious Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie as a paid informant. Browning had served in the Counter Intelligence Corps in Normandy and at the Battle of the Bulge. At war's end he was stationed in Frankfurt, monitoring intelligence activities in the US-occupied zone.
Transfer news: Newcastle 'target' Bafetimbi Gomis plans to remain at Lyon until the end of the season
Monday 16 September 2013
The Magpies held talks over the striker during the summer transfer window
Thursday 12 September 2013
With the Championship starting this weekend, Chris Hewett explains why it is crucial for clubs to make the great step up
Monday 26 August 2013
England denied historic 4-0 Ashes victory as umpires take teams off for bad light with just 21 runs needed
Saturday 24 August 2013
Shot of the day
The prisoner kept in a squalid, isolated cell for five years – and what it says about the way we treat women in jail
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The “cruel, inhumane and degrading” treatment of a woman held in an austere and “squalid” cell for more than five years has prompted calls for the Government to address the “national failure” of not having a national strategy to manage some of Britain’s most challenging women prisoners.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Inspector discovered case during unannounced visit to HMP Bronzefield in Surrey
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Frenchman will provide competition for Jose Enrique and will bring significant Champions League experience to Brendan Rodgers squad
Saturday 10 August 2013
England closed on 238 for 9 after winning the toss but only one player, their captain Alastair Cook, passed 50
John Townsend: England deserve the Ashes, but if Aussies had Graeme Swann it would be very different
Tuesday 06 August 2013
The Aussie Angle: Clarke’s splendid batting, the efforts of Harris and Siddle exposed the narrow gap between the teams
Australia 527-7 dec & 172-7 England 368: England can retain Ashes as rain looks to frustrate bold Aussies
Monday 05 August 2013
England did not much resemble a team who were 2-0 ahead in the series and intent on making it three
Ashes 2013 third Test day three match report: Kevin Pietersen century saves England but there is still plenty of work to do
Sunday 04 August 2013
Australia 527-7 dec England 294-7: Tourists are still on top despite star turn's disciplined century, but with bad weather forecast England can clinch the series at Old Trafford
Sunday 04 August 2013
Interpol issued a global security alert yesterday, warning countries around the world to be on their guard after a series of jail breaks believed to be linked to al-Qa'ida.
Transfer news: Alan Pardew insists Newcastle remain in the market for strikers - but will only pay the 'right price'
Wednesday 31 July 2013
The Magpies have been linked with Bafetimbi Gomis, Darren Bent and Loic Remy
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
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