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The France international has opted to remain at Lyon

Fox faces a second inquiry as he turns his fire on media

Standards Commissioner will investigate whether fallen minister broke rules by letting Werritty stay rent-free in his flat

Is this former groundsman the next Warne?

Nathan Lyon has made dream start to Test career but comparisons with spin legend may be a tad early...

County round-up: Sidebottom wickets set up close call

Shivnarine Chanderpaul, after batting for seven and a quarter hours to score 193 against Yorkshire at Headingley last week, setting up the innings victory that kept Warwickshire right in contention for their first Championship title since 2004, gave the same opponents another four and a half hours to admire his crablike batting technique at Edgbaston yesterday, but with not quite the planned outcome.

Cricket round-up: Lyon is surprise pick as Australia wield axe after Ashes drubbing

Australia have included four uncapped players in their 15-man squad for the forthcoming Test series in Sri Lanka. Off-spinner Nathan Lyon, batsman Shaun Marsh and pacemen Trent Copeland and James Pattinson have been selected.

Underground Time, By Delphine de Vigan

Every morning Mathilde takes the Metro to her job in the marketing department of a large French corporation. Ever since a disagreement with her narcissistic boss, life in the office has taken a turn for the worse.

The golden age of cinemas

Before identikit multiplexes, a trip to the movies meant audiences could see bold architecture as well as a film. Chris Beanland celebrates the picture palaces of the past

Lyon appoint Remi Garde as new coach

Former Lyon and Arsenal player Remi Garde will succeed Claude Puel as Lyon's new coach.

Met urged to investigate David Laws' expenses

A Labour MP has today written to the Metropolitan Police asking them to investigate the Commons expenses claims of the Lib Dem former Cabinet minister, David Laws.

'Door still open' to David Laws despite expenses verdict

David Cameron held out the prospect of an eventual return to government for David Laws despite the scathing verdict yesterday into his expenses claims.

Leading article: Unusual punishment

Does the punishment fit the crime in the case of the Liberal Democrat MP David Laws? The former Chief Secretary to the Treasury certainly behaved foolishly in paying rent to his partner. But no one disputes that Mr Laws' motivation was fear rather than profit; the fear that his homosexuality would be exposed if he admitted that he was in a relationship with his landlord. This was a spectacle that inspired sadness, rather than condemnation. It was a reminder that even now some in our society still feel unable to be open about who they really are.

MP David Laws 'broke more expenses rules'

Liberal Democrat former Treasury chief secretary David Laws has been found guilty of breaching a series of Commons rules over his MP expenses, it was reported today.

Expenses decision due on ex-minister

David Laws, the former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister, will learn this week whether he will be censured for claiming up to £40,000 in expenses to pay rent to his partner.

Minor British Institutions: Princess Kate

Hello, Princess. But which one: the beautiful, dutiful and discreet; or the beautiful, wayward and wilful? Kate can look to two marriers-in who provide equally outstanding examples of either: Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, her husband's great grandmother, and Diana Spencer, her ghostly mother-in-law.

The Killer of Little Shepherds, By Douglas Star

The French detectives who gave us CSI

Album: Handel, Alexander's Feast – Ludus Baroque / Neville-Towle (Delphian)

Richard Neville-Towle delivers a toothsome account of Alexander's Feast with Ludus Baroque.

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