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The France international has opted to remain at Lyon

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The building in Lyon where the children were found

Briton Julian Stevenson under formal investigation in Lyon over murder of own children

Divorced father has admitted killing boy and girl during first solo access for three years

Richard Troue: Golden opportunity for asset mixes to blossom in these uncertain times

Multi-asset funds have grown more popular with investors in recent years. Many offer exposure to a range of asset classes, including equities, bonds, commodities and currencies. They can be a convenient one-stop shop for investors seeking a diversified portfolio, while they also take the pressure of asset allocation off individual investors.

Brad Haddin of Australia and Australian captain Michael Clarke

Ashes 2013: Is Australia's squad a mix of youth and experience - or pragmatic and panic-stricken?

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin replaces Shane Watson as Michael Clarke's deputy

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh, Brad Haddin of Australia, Australian captain Michael Clarke, and former Australian captain Mark Taylor

Brad Haddin calls for unity in Australia squad ahead of the Ashes

Wicketkeeper replaces Shane Watson as Michael Clarke's deputy

Ennis: 'I will never forget the noise'

Jessica Ennis leads golden return to Olympic Stadium for Anniversary Games

Gold medal winners from 'Super Saturday' will all be in action

Australia central contracts offer hint for Ashes

A raft of players have been given new deals

Fawad Ahmed: 'I'm happy in Australia. I'm looking forward. Now i have a new life and this is a new era'

Australia's spin options for the Ashes

Since the retirement of Shane Warne, the Baggy Greens have struggled to fill the void

Shane Watson took over the captaincy from Michael Clarke but couldn’t stop his side’s decline

Woeful Australia given 4-0 humiliation in India

Stand-in captain Watson admits side were outplayed again after six-wicket loss

Nathan Lyon dragged Australia back into contention

Australia's Nathan Lyon turns tables on India

An excellent display of spin bowling by Nathan Lyon dragged Australia back into contention in the Fourth and final Test against India here. The off-spinner took 5 for 94 as India closed on 266 for 8, a disappointing effort after they had bowled Australia out for 262.

Australia fall to series defeat in India

India sealed a series victory over Australia with a six-wicket win in the third Test in Mohali today. In a tight finish on the last day, MS Dhoni hit three fours in a row to earn victory with just 15 balls remaining as he led his side to 133.

Michael Clarke (right), who scored 91 and shared in a fifth-wicket stand of 145 with Matthew Wade

Australia toil against India despite Michael Clarke's heroics

India took control of the Second Test against Australia after the visitors could only manage 237 for 9 on the first day, having at one point collapsed to 63 for 4. The innings was held together, not for the first time, by the captain, Michael Clarke, who scored 91 and shared in a fifth-wicket stand of 145 with Matthew Wade.

India seal dominant victory over Australia

India win by eight wickets in Chennai

Sachin Tendulkar joined forces with Virat Kohli (50 not out) to guide India to a good position at stumps

Sachin Tendulkar blunts Aussies

Sachin Tendulkar led a terrific India revival on day two of the first Test against Australia here yesterday.

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Michael Calvin: Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick

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Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

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Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

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The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

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Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

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