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Heavy downpours might have blighted the start of the Bank Holiday weekend for some, but tomorrow the whole country will once again be bathed in sunshine.

Ennis in shape to emulate greats

They have been holding the Hypo-Meeting, the annual gathering of the world's best all-round athletes here in this quiet Austrian border town, for 35 years now.

Boulton and Campbell in live TV clash

He may have been a guest at his wedding but that didn't stop Sky News' political editor Adam Boulton from launching a very public tirade against former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell this afternoon.

Growing concern for missing Bristol man

Police are growing "increasingly concerned" for the welfare of a missing Bristol man, and have appealed for the public's help in locating him.

Thomas the convert shines in Crusaders' Noble cause

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Coetzer enjoys opening bid

Durham 329-3 MCC

India beat South Africa to level series

Harbhajan Singh claimed five-wickets as India sealed a dramatic innings and 58-run victory on the final day of the second Test against South Africa at the Eden Gardens to draw the series 1-1 and retain their place at the top of the ICC rankings.

Furniture firm closes after spurning £1m

HJ Berry in administration after saying TV show's offer had too many conditions

Johnson sticks to winning formula – with a warning

Flutey and Cole will start but England told to beware of 'frustration factor' in Rome

United sweep aside Arsenal to remain second

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The Hacker: This old buffer has hit buffers but the only way is up

I have had worse Christmas gifts but never one as hurtful. It was a letter from the match and handicap committee informing me that after the annual review of my performances my handicap has been raised to 28.

Les Patineurs/Tales of Beatrix Potter, Royal Opera House, London

Frederick Ashton's gorgeous ballet Les Patineurs turns dancers into skaters. They slip-slide across the stage, spinning and gliding and sometimes falling over. Each soloist is vividly characterised: every step shows the different personalities, from the wobbly beginners to the soaring show-offs.

'My people refuse to talk about honour killings'

Jagdeesh Singh's sister was murdered by her in-laws for daring to seek a divorce. But, he tells Jerome Taylor, it is a crime his community would prefer to ignore

Sponsors Nike and PepsiCo to back Tiger Woods

The drama surrounding Tiger Woods will not lead to the world's best golfer losing any endorsement deals, a leading American sports business expert says.

A Room Of My Own: Thelma Speirs, milliner, east London

Thelma Speirs is one half of the millinery label Bernstock Speirs, which launched in 1982. Six years later, she and Paul Bernstock made the iconic topless hat worn by Kylie Minogue on the cover of her first album; they have since collaborated with Jean-Paul Gaultier, among others. Thelma, 50, lives above a café on Columbia Road in east London; Paul lives in the flat below her. Visit their online shop at bernstockspeirs.com
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