Finch fails again but Marsh makes another ton as Australia nudge 300

Adelaide: The dry heat was stifling at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday, but alas for Aaron Finch his Indian summer continues to be a damp squib. Shaun Marsh made yet another one-day international century and Glenn Maxwell fired late, however, that came only after the Australian captain was again removed cheaply by a ball that crept between bat and pad, leading […]

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Tinkering required, but don’t write off these Indians just yet

Considering the diversity and depth of both bowling attacks, it was almost a given that Australia and India’s bowling would cancel each other out. And that’s exactly how it’s panned out thus far. Indian bowlers kept the visitors ahead in Adelaide despite their batsmen not seizing the advantage of batting first on that surface. Then in Perth, Australia made the […]

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Gatwick runway ‘available’ but drones still in the air

London: Gatwick Airport's runway has tentatively reopened but police are still searching for the operator of two drones which have caused chaos at Britain's second-busiest airport, leaving more than 100,000 passengers stranded after hundreds of flights were cancelled. People queue at Gatwick airport, near London on Thursday.Credit:AP Some 765 flights were scheduled for departure and arrival on Friday, local time, 35 hours […]

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Canada ends fake witch ban but one ‘psychic’ didn’t see change coming

Washington: Canada recently passed legislation that says pretending to be a witch to dupe people into paying, a seemingly unusual crime, is no longer a crime. Critics say criminalising witchcraft-related activities is not only archaic but also redundant because fraud, in general, is already a crime. The witchcraft law yielded a paltry number of prosecutions, and offences rarely resulted in convictions. So […]

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Gabriel is 'sweet but dull' and Mary is 'lazy'…. teacher reveals what your kid's nativity role says about them

Children (and parents) battle it out for the top acting roles – earning them the best costumes, most lines and top bragging rights in the process. Now, a primary school teacher has revealed what your kid’s Christmas play role really says about them – and it’s not good news for angels. Rob Christmas* says "sweet but dull" kids are often […]

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