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Scotland 23 Wales 26: hosts left despondent as Wales pip them to victory

England's No 1 spinner Graeme Swann (far left) and spin-bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed (below) look on as Scott Borthwick tweaks in the nets

Ashes 2013-14: Scott Borthwick and James Tredwell called into England side following Graeme Swann retirement

England have two tests remaining against Australia

Hampshire police investigate financial fraud in Mencap-run care home

Care home residents have been inappropriately charged by staff at one of Britain’s leading charities for products ranging from DVDs to Chinese takeaways.

Despite higher costs, Britain's undergraduates are continuing to study away from their home towns

More students want to study away from home – despite tuition fees

Only one prospective student in 20 would study somewhere close to home

Dopers, nobblers, dibbers and dobbers: 2013 in sports books

A high proportion of the standout books of 2013 deal with dirty dealings of one kind or another. Then again, as Mike Rowbottom points out in Foul Play: The Dark Arts of Cheating in Sport (Bloomsbury, £12.99), athletes have sought an illegal edge since ancient Greece. His excursion into the grey areas of sport’s moral maze is illuminating and entertaining, if somewhat disheartening.

Women’s double: Delegates Billie Jean King (left) and Caitlin Cahow seek the universal acceptance of all people

The Last Word: A clear message to Putin and all those blocking equality

Appointing Billie Jean King as US delegate to Sochi will help athletes’ political and personal battle

The Hart district of Hampshire has been named the most desirable place to live in the UK. With 84 square miles of green wooded landscape and Hampshire's largest freshwater lake, the area has been dubbed

Hart can't possibly be the best place to live in Britain – there's not even a decent restaurant

Hampshire exile Jamie Merrill fails to see what’s so great about this particular slice of pricey commuter belt

The Hart district of Hampshire has been named the most desirable place to live in the UK. With 84 square miles of green wooded landscape and Hampshire's largest freshwater lake, the area has been dubbed

Ten best places to live in the UK: Hart in Hampshire takes top spot

The Hart district of Hampshire has been named the best place to live in the UK for the third year in a row, with Uttlesford in Essex taking second place

Vincent Tan (right) in happier times with Malky Mackay (centre) as they celebrate a Cardiff victory

Theatre lover Vincent Tan produces a dark Welsh farce at Cardiff

Malaysian does not understand football culture as he is treating Cardiff like a franchise not a club

Christmas Shoppers brave rain and thunder storms to hunt for gifts at Oxford Circus

Flooding and gale force winds set to dampen Christmas preparations

A series of severe weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office

Roberts in 2009; he spoke vigorously in the House of Lords on Welsh affairs

Lord Roberts of Conwy: Politician

Conservative who served Welsh interests for nearly 30 years despite the indifference and hostility of his own party

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool v Cardiff: Brendan Rodgers backs midfielders to cope in absence of Steven Gerrard

The club captain is currently out injured

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has been issued with an ultimatum from club owner Vincent Tan that he

Malky Mackay reaction: Managers back Cardiff City manager over Vincent Tan amid unrest

Mackay has been reportedly issued with an ultimatum from Tan calling for him to 'resign of face being sacked'

Northampton Saints wing George North remains intent on playing for Wales whenever possible despite recent £60,000 fine

Northampton Saints wing George North remains intent on playing for Wales at every opportunity despite recent £60,000 fine

Saints were punished by Premiership Rugby for releasing North for international duty outside of the agreed windows

Mark Sampson: 'I am young but I have 15 years of studying and working behind me'

All change as Mark Sampson promises fresh start for England's women

New manager brings in players overlooked by Hope Powell

UK house prices jump 5.5% driven by London's booming property market

London house prices rose almost twice as fast as the UK average in the year to October, official figures show.

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