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Tag Archives: England

Anti-gay marriage report rejected by Church of England

LONDON: A report stating that the Church of England should continue to oppose same-sex marriage has been sensationally rejected by Church’s ruling body. A report on homosexuality by the House of Bishops was presented to the General Synod – the Church’s ruling body – for debate. The recommendations stated that ...

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Joe Root replaces Cook as England test captain

LONDON: Joe Root said he felt “privileged, humbled and very excited” to be named England test cricket captain, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge. Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said in a statement that the ...

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Police-style Body cameras on trial in English schools

Police-style body cameras are being worn by teachers in England to stop pupil disruption. Two schools are taking part in the pilot scheme, according to Tom Ellis, a criminal justice researcher from the University of Portsmouth. He says all teachers are wearing the cameras during a three-month trial period. He ...

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Eoin Morgan looking forward to action packed PSL

Eoin Morgan

DUBAI: England’s T20 captain and most bankable batsman in limited overs Cricket, Eoin Morgan has said that he’s excited ahead of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) with a promise of contributing the most to his team’s success. Morgan, who will be playing for Peshawar Zalmi in the ...

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Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

David Beckham

LONDON: David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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Explosive English batsman Jason Roy joins Lahore Qalandars

Jason Roy

DUBAI: England’s explosive batsman Jason Roy has arrived in Dubai to join PSL team Lahore Qalandars for the second edition of Pakistan Super League. Jason joined the Qalandars after performing national duty for England in India where he scored 19, 10 and 32 in three T20Is and 73, 82 and ...

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Alastair Cook quits as England Test captain – ECB

Alastair Cook

LONDON: Alastair Cook has resigned as England Test captain after a record 59 matches in the role, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Cook, England´s leading scorer in Tests with 11,057 runs, became captain in August 2012 and led his country to Ashes glory on home ...

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Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

NEW DELHI: Skipper Eoin Morgan said England’s batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore. Chasing 203 for victory, England’s much-vaunted batting line-up imploded on Wednesday night, losing their last eight wickets ...

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