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Wednesday 26 June 2013
Australia captain Michael Clarke has urged his team-mates to move on from their recent troubles and focus on preparing for the Ashes against England.
Monday 17 June 2013
Samit Patel's first one-day century for three years guided Nottinghamshire to a six-wicket victory over Warwickshire on Sunday and maintained their 100 per cent start to this season's Yorkshire Bank 40 competition.
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Monday 10 June 2013
They stood to secure a £123,000 life insurance payout and a half-share of a £137,000 two-bedroom house
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Batsman of the day
Sunday 19 May 2013
Stephen Parry claimed his first five-wicket haul in one-day cricket to help Lancashire beat Surrey in the Yorkshire Bank 40 Group B at Old Trafford. The left-arm spinner claimed five for 17 as Lancashire, who at one point were 59 for 5, took a seven-run win, the county's first YB40 win of the season.
Monday 06 May 2013
Nottinghamshire powered their way to an 83-run victory over Northamptonshire in the first full round of Yorkshire Bank 40 fixtures thanks to a 149-run partnership between England hopefuls James Taylor and Samit Patel.
Thursday 21 March 2013
One person has died after a train hit a car on a level crossing in Somerset, British Transport Police said.
Friday 15 February 2013
In a Sunday League game against Essex he bowled eight overs without conceding a run
Friday 01 February 2013
Increasing numbers of stricken birds are washing up on the south coast after being covered in a mysterious substance.
Saturday 26 January 2013
Heavy snow has closed the M6 motorway in both directions after lorries jacknifed across carriageways while flooding in other areas of the country has led to various traffic problems.
Thursday 03 January 2013
At the time, it seemed tempting to doubt the form. After all, the runners had splashed over a course that might sooner have staged a regatta than a Grade One bumper. As things have turned out, however, the last two horses still afloat in the straight at Punchestown in April have amply confirmed their calibre since switching to hurdles. This weekend, both seek a place towards the top of different novice divisions either side of the Irish Sea. Champagne Fever, the winner, steps up to two and a half miles at Naas on Sunday; while Melodic Rendezvous contests a Grade One over two miles at Sandown on Saturday.
Saturday 22 December 2012
Heavy rain caused misery for rail passengers in many parts of the country today, while homes and businesses in south-west England were hit by flooding.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
What price a night with Mitt Romney? Now you could probably have a Michelin-starred dinner with change from £100 (Mitt doesn't drink) but when the 2012 US Presidential election was at its epoch back in October, you wouldn't get much change from $1,000 (£615). And you'd have to share your meal with Romney's exhausted campaign staff.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Long-forgotten footage of The Beatles visiting a chip shop in Somerset as they filmed their surreal road movie Magical Mystery Tour is to be seen for the first time.
County Championship round-up: Batty apologises after 'Mankading' dismissal causes outrage at Taunton
Friday 31 August 2012
Gareth Batty, the Surrey captain, last night apologised for his role in sparking extraordinary scenes at Taunton yesterday when the Somerset batsman, Alex Barrow, was run out at the non-striker's end in a so-called “Mankading” dismissal executed by Surrey's Indian left-arm spin bowler, Murali Kartik.
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