Tri Lanka, Galle
Cut off by civil war, the rail link between Colombo and Jaffna has now been restored. Simon Usborne boards a northbound train to explore a fragile but beautiful region
Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
Where to go and what to know
Finn returned home from Australia after failing to make an appearance due to concerns over his bowling technique
The 24-year-old played two Tests against South Africa in 2012
Finn feels he will come out of drop in form to appreciate the sport more
Police are investigating a suspected murder-suicide after the body of a woman, a child, and a baby were found in a flat in London.
Ashes humiliation is complete as Australia romp to 5-0 series victory
England lead by 91 runs: Stokes adds depth to tourists’ bowling after Pietersen baffles again with poor shot
Time is short but England can rebuild before they meet Australia again
A 49-year-old man will appear in court today charged over an alleged bomb threat hoax that led to an aircraft being diverted.
The late coming of Mitchell Johnson – with the bat – has papered over the thick cracks that still race in all directions through the Australian top order.
Number 10 say they 'do not recognise' phrase attributed to David Cameron
The sport's greatest wicket-taker, Muttiah Muralitharan, said: 'I see there is improvement'
The Sri Lankan government has rejected the Prime Minister's pressure as cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan said he believes Mr Cameron has been “misled”.