News archive from 26 August 2013

The cost of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe

The cost of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe

It is the world's biggest arts festival and the ultimate launch pad for new talent. But in recent years debate has raged over whether the Edinburgh Fringe's bubble is about to burst. Fringe veterans like Stewart Lee have voiced discontent over the...

BBC, 00:10 in Art & Culture
 
Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Mubarak face trial in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Mubarak face trial in Egypt

With Egypt now under an army-installed government after last month's overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, local media seized on the symbolism of scheduling both sessions on the same day. "Trial of two regimes," headlined al-Shorouk...

 

England Women take the lead in the Ashes with five-wicket victory at Hove

England Women took the lead in the Ashes with a five-wicket victory over Australia in a rain-affected second one-day international at Hove. Half-centuries from Heather Knight (69) and Sarah Taylor (64) ensured England chased down Australia's 203 for...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

TOP SPIN ASHES SPECIAL: The facts, figures and moments of the series

36-year low for the AussiesThis is the first time Australia have failed to win a Test in an Ashes series since 1977, when Mike Brearley's team defeated Greg Chappell's 3-0. Following England's 3-1 win Down Under in 2010-11, they have now won three...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

From Jimmy's wickets to Bell scoring tons for fun, here are seven reasons England won the Ashes

England are in seventh heaven after winning the Ashes for a third consecutive time following a 3-0 series victory. Here are seven reasons Alastair Cook and not Michael Clarke lifted the urn. JIMMY'S A TONICThey held their nerve in Nottingham....

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

NASSER HUSSAIN'S AUSTRALIA RATINGS: There were a lot of (not-so) magnificent sevens but only Harris was...

Chris Rogers - 7Played very well against everyone except Graeme Swann and was the good, solid character that Australia needed in this period of rebuilding. His hundred at Durham was one of the highlights of the series. David Warner - 6 Started the...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

NASSER HUSSAIN'S ENGLAND RATINGS: Iron man Bell finally shows his mettle and Swann really turned it on

Alastair Cook - 7Three half-centuries by his high standards is not good enough, but retaining the Ashes in 14 days and winning the series 3-0 in his first series against Australia as captain is a great effort. Needs to work on his technique coming...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

How the little urn was won: From Broad's non-walk to a farcical finale... England's triumphant Ashes series

England have won the 2013 Ashes and there have been many memorable and controversial moments. From Stuart Broad not walking at Trent Bridge through meeting the Queen at Lord's and the finish at The Oval, there has been plenty to remember this series...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Blame Moyes for unsettling Rooney, not me! Mourinho hits out before Old Trafford clash

Jose Mourinho has told David Moyes: I didn't unsettle Wayne Rooney, you did. Mourinho takes his team to Manchester United on Monday in an attempt to sabotage Moyes's first competitive home game since he replaced Sir Alex Ferguson. Chelsea confirmed...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Lamela set to fly to London for advanced talks ahead of £30m move to Spurs

Tottenham hope to complete the £30million transfer of Erik Lamela from Roma on Monday. The Argentine, 21, was left on the bench for Roma's game against Livorno on Sunday and is due to travel to London for further talks once a fee is agreed. Tottenham...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Fans view from The Oval: What a day! All credit to Clarke... and we can't wait to head Down Under

Punters who gambled on a day five ticket at The Oval were treated to astonishing day of Test match cricket. 447 runs were scored and England were denied a dramatic victory by the light meters after Michael Clarke's second declaration of the Test....

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 
Dollar steady in Asia, near major support levels

Dollar steady in Asia, near major support levels

There was an early wobble against the yen which saw the dollar quoted as low as 98.17 at one stage, but it quickly recovered to 98.72. It was also steady on the euro at $1.3381, almost exactly where it stood late Friday in New York. There are layers...

Reuters, 00:30 in Business
 

Cost warning over seaside piers

Seaside piers across Britain are under threat from rising maintenance costs and rocketing insurance bills, according to new research. Too many piers are trapped in a cycle of neglectful ownership with only periodic attempts at conservation, said Jess...

 

Cost warning over seaside piers

Seaside piers across Britain are under threat from rising maintenance costs and rocketing insurance bills, according to new research. Too many piers are trapped in a cycle of neglectful ownership with only periodic attempts at conservation, said Jess...

 

Cost warning over seaside piers

Seaside piers across Britain are under threat from rising maintenance costs and rocketing insurance bills, according to new research. Too many piers are trapped in a cycle of neglectful ownership with only periodic attempts at conservation, said Jess...

 


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