Loss, Lord’s and Watson’s demise: Australia Looks To Turn Around Ashes Campaign In London

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After the Ashes first test didn’t go quite according to the script – England winning convincingly – the Australian team is being forced to regroup. David Saunders previews the second test, starting today on the hallowed turf of Lord’s in London.

Australia And England Poised To Do Battle Again In Cricket’s Greatest Rivalry

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This Wednesday, England and Australia will begin the 69th Ashes series, cricket’s most celebrated rivalry, and one of the oldest contests in international sports. David Saunders reports on the strange beginnings of this contest, which has been going for more than 130 years, and how the two teams are shaping up for this coming five-test series in England.

Scottish Independence 718 years post William Wallace’s Revolt?

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Centuries after defeat, Scotland might just get its independence back. Following a democratic process and battle of ideas and principles, it is a model for all to follow.

How Silence Led To 1400 Children Being Sexually Abused

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The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse

Would a Penniless Mr. Darcy still be Mr. Darcy?

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Are we more than the sum of our parts and should arbitrary circumstances of birth determine our chance for happiness

I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

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Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

89-Year-Old Veteran Escapes Nursing Home to Join Comrades in Normandy

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Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.

Same-Sex Marriage: Once More Down the Aisle, But Now is the Time to Celebrate

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BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales.

Preventing Sexual Abuse is a Public Health Issue

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We need a responsible, open discussion that acknowledges the part we all can play in preventing and responding to sexual abuse.

The Soprano’s Guide to Mental Health

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Guys don’t like to talk about it. We’d rather suffer in silence until it’s unbearable. We just “man up”, like good men are supposed to do. Just ask Tony.

Don’t Say It’s Gay

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Can a pop singer and the British Parliament change how the word “gay” is used? Will Young hopes so.

So Many Sirens: Memories of 9/11 in NYC

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Recalling September 11th in New York, when my wife and I were only students.

Queen Elizabeth Signs Legislation Legalizing Gay Marriage

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England and Wales are now among the small number of countries in which gay marriage is not only recognized but legal.

The Unspoken Many: When Disability Hate Crime Lurks in the Shadows for Too Long

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Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, speaks about the tragic rise of disability hate crimes.

Halting the Spread of HIV in England

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A new prevention campaign in England aims to stop the spread of HIV within a generation.

British Government Makes Major Concession to Free Speech

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Police can no longer arrest citizens for “insulting” words.