England lost in Perth to go down 3-0 in the Series and lose their four year hold on the Ashes
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Saturday 15 December 2012
When Andrew Strauss first played for England in 2004 he waltzed his way into the hearts of headline writers. And now along comes Joe Root, who will enamour himself equally by the way he planted himself to the crease.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The result of a post mortem on the nurse who apparently killed herself after being duped by two Australian DJ hoax callers will be released at the inquest into her death tomorrow, Scotland Yard has said.
Monday 10 December 2012
The media storm surrounding two Sydney radio presenters behind the hoax phone call to King Edward VII's Hospital continues to dominate Australian newspapers.
Thursday 06 December 2012
The arcane niceties of the tort of privacy would not normally pack the grand ballroom of Sydney's Shangri-La Hotel, but when the speaker is a man who has just spent 17 months dissecting the ethics of the British press, a large turn-out is assured.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Sachin Tendulkar finds himself in unfamiliar territory. If he fails, he raises the decibel level of the cries for his retirement; if he scores runs, he gets the other side excited. It is a head versus heart debate that has been exercising cricket fans in India for a while now. His 76 at Eden Gardens will probably preserve the status quo since it has given both sides of the divide equal ammunition.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Q. Why is it, if you book a one-week flight, the fare is a certain amount; if you book the same departure date but for two weeks' duration, the price goes up £20 or £30; if you book again the same departure date but for three weeks, the price increases by almost £100? I am looking at flights from Birmingham to Chania on Monarch. Do the airlines think that if you can afford a three-week holiday, you can afford to pay more for your flights? David Bailey
Monday 26 November 2012
The Indian Angle: It is hard to see how he will still be in the side by the time he turns 40 in April
Australian banker Paul Peters jailed for minimum of 10 years for bizarre 'collar bomb' attack on Madeleine Pulver
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The crime - strapping what proved to be a fake collar bomb to a terrified Sydney schoolgirl – was bizarre in the extreme, and so was the “explanation”.
Sunday 18 November 2012
There is no vim. England didn't lack effort. What was missing was a clue
Friday 16 November 2012
The man who pays his way
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Monday 22 October 2012
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