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.
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.
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.
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
Are we more than the sum of our parts and should arbitrary circumstances of birth determine our chance for happiness
Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?
Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.
BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales.
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.
Recalling September 11th in New York, when my wife and I were only students.
England and Wales are now among the small number of countries in which gay marriage is not only recognized but legal.
A new prevention campaign in England aims to stop the spread of HIV within a generation.
Police can no longer arrest citizens for “insulting” words.