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Bruce Martin of New Zealand celebrates the wicket of Nick Compton during day one of 1st Investec Test match between England and New Zealand

Slow progress for England on the first day of the first Test against New Zealand

The hosts end the day on 160 for 4

Hamish Rutherford’s century included four sixes yesterday

Quick-fire Hamish Rutherford tames England Lions

New Zealand 184-3 v England Lions

'I tried to push him away': Sex attack victim describes how she was assaulted by Stuart Hall while he filmed 'It's a Knockout'

One of broadcaster Stuart Hall's victims described how she was attacked whilst he was filming It’s a Knockout for the BBC. The woman told ITV News that she had been chosen to be a cheerleader on the programme.

Dominant Primark to blaze a trail into Europe

Fashion chain reveals plans to open stores in France on back of soaring first-half sales

End of the bag? Builders’ tea will lose out to speciality brews such as Lapsang Souchong

Change brews for the Great British Cuppa

Soaring global demand, climate change, more speciality teas – it can only mean prices will go up

Last Night's Viewing: Victoria Wood's Nice Cup of Tea, BBC1
The Century That Wrote Itself, BBC4

Crikey! For a moment, I thought she was going to do it. I believed that Victoria Wood was going to inhale opium on primetime TV. That's one up on Keith Allen and his live MDMA trip – all very late-night Channel 4 and self-consciously daring.

Damned beautiful: Get in the mood for Gatsby's second coming next month

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A speciality Darjeeling tea brewed at Gauthier Soho in London

Diners shun wine for a nice cuppa

Speciality teas are becoming the drink of choice in top-notch restaurants

Matt Prior of England is hugged by Stuart Broad as he leaves the field with Monty Panesar at the end of day five of the Third Test match against New Zealand

New Zealand v England: Matt Prior holds firm to earn tourists stunning draw but Alastair Cook orders an inquest into failures

Captain demands England learn the lessons of ‘disappointing’ series after Prior saves the day

The injured Ryan Jones and Gethin Jenkins of Wales lift the Six Nations Championship trophy

Six Nations: Dan Biggar calls on Wales to build on back-to-back titles

The Welsh thrashed England to claim title in Cardiff

Broadside: The pick of the England attack takes a smart return catch to dismiss New Zealand’s Kane Williamson

Stuart Broad takes 6-51 as England force New Zealand follow-on in second Test

Second Test, day three: England 465 v New Zealand 254 & 77-1 (following on)

Steve Finn drives the ball past the New Zealand captain, Brendon McCullum, during his marathon innings

Steve Finn celebrates maiden half-century: 'I didn't know he had it in him... nor did he'

England comeback to draw first Test in New Zealand

New Zealand v England first Test: Steven Finn heroics can't cure England of first Test syndrome

England 167 & 421-6 drew with New Zealand 460-9 dec: Nightwatchman secures the draw but tourists still don't know how to remedy cardinal defect

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It's time to make her feel special with flowers, perfume, cupcakes – or even the latest in coffee-machine chic

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One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

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'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
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Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

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The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

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Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

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Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

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