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Jos Buttler feeling fresh but England toil in draw against New Zealand A

Jos Buttler feeling fresh but England toil in draw against New Zealand A

Jos Buttler heads into his first Test back as England’s full-time wicketkeeper claiming to have a “nothing to lose” attitude and a refreshed mind following the emotional drain of the World Cup and Ashes summer. Buttler’s first innings 110 and some...

yesterday, 10:37 in Sport
 
Cerys Matthews: ‘Come Brexit, I’ll be scrumping nettles’

Cerys Matthews: ‘Come Brexit, I’ll be scrumping nettles’

Cerys Matthews was given two books as a child that she has held on to ever since. The first was Roger Phillips’s Wild Food, the classic forager’s handbook, which first sent her out into the woods and beaches in the west Wales of her growing up. The...

yesterday, 10:27 in Lifestyle
 
Cliff face challenge to rescue Ethiopian church paintings

Cliff face challenge to rescue Ethiopian church paintings

Stephen Rickerby and Lisa Shekede need a head for heights. As wall painting conservation experts, they often clamber up scaffolding to view rare surviving images in churches across Britain. But this year they have faced risks that are extreme even by...

yesterday, 10:09 in Art & Culture
 
Meera Sodha's vegan recipe for leek, potato and cashew nut curry

Meera Sodha's vegan recipe for leek, potato and cashew nut curry

Potatoes and leeks go hand in hand the world over. In the wet wilds of Wales, for instance, there is potato and leek soup, and in France vichyssoise, but on the tropical, palm-fringed island of Sri Lanka, there is leek and potato curry – also known as...

yesterday, 09:51 in Lifestyle
 
'We're horrified': James Corden tackles US gun control on late-night talkshow

'We're horrified': James Corden tackles US gun control on late-night talkshow

Not content with singing karaoke with pop and movie stars, James Corden has bitten off a much gristlier and indigestible subject for his late-night US TV audience: gun control. After the most recent school shooting on Thursday at Saugus high school in...

yesterday, 09:34 in Art & Culture
 
How filming the agony of Aberfan for The Crown revealed a village still in trauma

How filming the agony of Aberfan for The Crown revealed a village still in trauma

One of the sets built for the new series of The Crown on a backlot at Elstree Studios was held in sombre reverence by both actors and crew. Between the model of the gilded gates of Buckingham Palace and a mock-up of 10 Downing Street lay a bleak pile...

yesterday, 09:34 in Art & Culture
 
Anthems, girl power and redemption: how Frozen ticked all the right boxes

Anthems, girl power and redemption: how Frozen ticked all the right boxes

No matter how many times we were told, we wouldn’t let it go. And so Frozen is back. Not that the earworm of the century was going to die anyway, with the official YouTube video of Let It Go at 1.8 billion views and counting, six years on from the...

yesterday, 09:34 in Art & Culture
 
Artist who 'kidnapped' Banksy’s Drinker claims Sotheby's selling stolen statue

Artist who 'kidnapped' Banksy’s Drinker claims Sotheby's selling stolen statue

A British artist claims that a £1m Banksy sculpture that is the centrepiece of a contemporary art auction this week was stolen from him and is being sold illegally. The Drinker is a subversive nod to Rodin’s The Thinker, the famous statue of a man...

yesterday, 09:34 in Art & Culture
 
How to wear a big easy coat

How to wear a big easy coat

A coat that you love is the best fashion investment you can make. Your coat is what you put on as you leave the house on a cold morning. It is what stands between you and the outside world when the outside world is at its least friendly. A great party...

yesterday, 09:31 in Lifestyle
 
Is it a coup or a return to democracy? Battle for Bolivia’s soul rages

Is it a coup or a return to democracy? Battle for Bolivia’s soul rages

On one side of Bolivia’s political chasm people and leaders are denouncing a “coup”. On the other, they are welcoming the “return of democracy”. The dispute over what is happening in Bolivia has spilled far beyond the country’s borders, fought over by...

yesterday, 09:28 in World News
 
Support for Hong Kong’s rebels wavers after most violent week yet

Support for Hong Kong’s rebels wavers after most violent week yet

One crisp and sunny morning last week, the normally busy road outside the main entrance to the University of Hong Kong was eerily quiet. Overlooked by mango trees, the road was empty, save for piles of bricks that protesters had scattered across it...

yesterday, 09:15 in World News
 
Euro 2020 roundup: Croatia survive Slovakia scare to join Germany in finals

Euro 2020 roundup: Croatia survive Slovakia scare to join Germany in finals

Germany, Croatia and Austria all sealed their places in the Euro 2020 finals with wins on Saturday, while a draw in Northern Ireland also confirmed qualification for the Netherlands. Croatia’s 3-1 win over Slovakia means they top Group E, but the 2018...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Experience tells Jordan Pickford England need to start Euros with a win

Experience tells Jordan Pickford England need to start Euros with a win

Jordan Pickford is both England’s senior goalkeeper and something of a tournament veteran despite being only 25 and, having qualified for the Euro 2020 finals in some style in midweek, he is already looking forward to how next summer will pan out....

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Eight games called off as strike in Spanish women's top flight goes ahead

Eight games called off as strike in Spanish women's top flight goes ahead

Footballers in the women’s Spanish top flight are pressing ahead with their planned strike this weekend, after failing to negotiate a new collective agreement with the clubs since voting to take action last month. Both of Saturday’s Primera División...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
John McGinn scores again as Scotland claim victory in Cyprus

John McGinn scores again as Scotland claim victory in Cyprus

Winning was everything for Steve Clarke in Nicosia. John McGinn swept home the winner in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Cyprus and Scotland survived a few late scares to move third in their qualifying group. The visitors had an early reprieve when...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 


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