Two Yorkshiremen will be making their first Test appearance on their home ground tomorrow. Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow are viewed by many as the future of England's batting and this match will be a significant step for them.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
As unwanted distractions go, I'm hard-pressed to think of anything as annoying as video ads which automatically start playing when you arrive on a website. They're even worse than the Go Compare bloke turning up in the middle of your relaxing shiatsu massage. My automatic response is to dive for the mute button, or, if I'm feeling particularly irritable, set about my laptop with a samurai sword, which I keep handy.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Andrew Main Wilson is to be the new chief executive of AMBA, it has been announced on the first day of the Association's conference in Poland.
Thursday 09 May 2013
As if the pop charts didn’t have enough problems with dwindling sales, they now appear to be dealing with a case of hashtag-itis.
Nicola Mendelsohn gets top Facebook job as head of European operations – so can she pack it into a four-day week?
Tuesday 07 May 2013
She is successful, driven and widely respected in the advertising and media worlds. But the British woman who was given the helm of Facebook Europe is unusual for another reason – her insistence on working a four-day week.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Senior executives from the internet giant Google are to be recalled before MPs to answer allegations that they misled Parliament over their tax affairs.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
BHP Billiton has sold its Pinto copper mine in Arizona to Capstone Mining of the US for a higher than expected $650m (£418m) as it refocuses on core assets.
Newsjacking: Bold, brash and incredibly risky - how the advertising equivalent of Russian roulette (sometimes) conquers the world
Sunday 28 April 2013
It's called newsjacking, and it’s advertising's latest attempt to cash-in by responding to news events in real time
Saturday 20 April 2013
The spy who came in from the shadow of the wall
Sunday 14 April 2013
The bitter row between Gordon Ramsay and his father-in-law has taken a bizarre new twist – amid claims that a “ghost-writing” machine was used to put the chef’s signature on a major property deal.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Peter Fleming was the eldest of four brothers, one of whom became the creator of James Bond. Born into a world of privilege, he went to Eton and Oxford and decided to be an adventurer – not a career category open to many. During the Second World War he served with the Grenadier Guards and was awarded the OBE, before returning to squiredom in Oxfordshire. He also married the actress Celia Johnson, and must have had to put up with a lot of "Brief Encounter" jokes. But we're concerned with the period before the war, when he began travel writing.
Thursday 28 March 2013
World Cup warm-up game for Hodgson’s team in Brazil at risk due to problems with only two viable venues
Sunday 24 March 2013
The Conservatives are now 10 points behind Labour. They need to be four ahead
Friday 22 March 2013
Striker may return from a shoulder operation before the end of the season
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Ranging from a tiny spare room decked out with games machines to a vast basement of metal work tool memorabilia, man caves are the personal spaces us guys retreat to be away from women and all things girly.
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- 5 Exclusive: Woolwich killings suspect Michael Adebolajo was inspired by cleric banned from UK after urging followers to behead enemies of Islam
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