• 12 men jailed for sexually exploiting girl in UK

    Twelve men who sexually exploited a vulnerable teenage girl in West Yorkshire have received jail sentences of up to 20 years.

  • Sri Lanka leap to semis

    Sri Lanka advance to the semis of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 after they easily defeat England by six wickets at Mirpur stadium today.

  • Grenade attack on UK envoy: Appeal verdict on Feb 11

    The High Court has fixed February 11 for delivering verdict in a case filed for a grenade attack on the then British high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004.

  • England thrash West Indies by 61 runs

    England overwhelm West Indies by 61 runs thanks to a brilliant day on the field with the bat and ball in the 7th match of the U19 ICC CWC at Chittagong.

  • England give Fiji a 299-run burial

    Dan Lawrence and Jack Burnham's centuries give England U19 a massive win over Fiji U19 in their Group C game in Chittagong today.

  • ORS, not DRS for India

    Indian team wants an Overall Review System (ORS) in place of the DRS, keeping in mind the 13 home Tests this season.

  • U19 Tigers hunt down England

    Bangladesh U19 cricket team win their second warm-up game of the ICC Under-19 World Cup when they overwhelm England by 97 runs at Chittagong.

  • Bronze Age village yields ancestral secrets

    Hidden in the marshland of eastern England, archaeologists discover two dwellings from the Bronze Age, unearthing secrets from our ancestors from 3,000 years ago.

  • U19 Tigers trounce Zimbabwe

    Bangladesh cruise to victory during the second day of warm-up matches for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 scheduled to begin from January 27.

  • Ganguly, Collingwood named captains in MCL

    Sourav Ganguly and Paul Collingwood - two successful former captains of their respective national sides - have been given the duty of leading two teams in the upcoming inaugural season of Masters Champions League (MCL).

  • U19 CWC 2016 in Bangladesh: Warming up

    Check out all the interesting facts of this year’s ICC U19 CWC in Bangladesh. Let us all make this gala event a resounding success!

  • Australia floats day-night Ashes Test

    England's next Ashes series in Australia may have a day-night Test match, Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says on Monday.

  • Guns N' Roses to reunite for Coachella festival

    Guns N' Roses, who became one of the top-selling bands in history despite a brief heyday..

  • No-ball wickets still haunt Aussies

    Australia's no-ball wicket curse continued Tuesday as the West Indies battled to save the second Test against the odds in Melbourne.

  • ‘England need to look hard at DRS’

    Stuart Broad, the England pacer, said his team still needed to improve their use of the television decision review system (DRS).

  • Gonorrhoea 'could become untreatable'

    Gonorrhoea can become an untreatable disease, England's chief medical officer has warned.

  • Demo in London to save Phulbari

    Bangladeshi expatriates and several environmental groups in England have demonstrated in London protesting the open-pit coal mine project in Phulbari of Dinajpur district.

  • ICC T20 World Cup 2016 schedule announced

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3, 2016.

  • SpaceX rocket wreckage found near remote island off UK

    A large piece of a SpaceX rocket has washed up on a remote island off the coast of England, and officials think it's from the Falcon 9 rocket that exploded shortly after taking off from the Space Coast in June.

  • Woman knits tiny wool jumpers to keep her chickens warm

    While many of us are busy preparing for the winter, very few spare any thought for our feathered friends!

  • Pietersen opposes day-night Tests

    Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has derided the idea of day-night Test cricket, accusing administrators of "messing with the greatness" of the five-day game.

  • 'Reviving Indo-Pak ties important for cricket'

    Sunil Gavaskar, the former India captain, believes New Delhi and Islamabad must start a dialogue to pave the way for the revival of regular cricket matches between India and Pakistan.

  • Pakistan seek series win as Misbah farewell gift

    Pakistan target victory over England in the third and final Test from Sunday in what would be a fitting farewell for Misbah-ul-Haq, the country's most successful captain who has hinted he's ready to retire.

  • ‘Ronaldo wants to return to England’

    Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo may be in line for a return to the Premier League, according to personal friend and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jose Semedo.

  • Review system needs review

    Waqar Younis, the Pakistan coach, has criticised the inconsistency of the Decision Review System, and believes that the margin of doubt for Umpire's Call should be increased from 50 percent to 75 percent.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib remains top allrounder in ICC ranking

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan retained his top spot in the ICC’s ranking while England’s batsman Joe Root became the no.1 ranked Test batsman.

  • England question Wahab boot incident

    England coach Trevor Bayliss is thought to have spoken to the match referee over Pakistan's Wahab Riaz using his foot rather than his hand to field the ball.

  • China to sign UK nuclear plant deal

    China's leader Xi Jinping is expected to put the seal later on its contribution to what will be the first UK nuclear power plant to be built in a generation.

  • Ponting tells court about Cairns' 'business proposition'

    Ricky Ponting described to a court how he was present in a hotel room in India during the 2008 IPL when Brendon McCullum received a call from Chris Cairns that McCullum described as "a business proposition".

  • Root eyes win after Cook classic

    Batsman Joe Root is adamant England can still claim an unlikely victory on the final day of the first test against Pakistan after his side moved 46 runs ahead of Pakistan on Friday.

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