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    1. August 25, 2015

      Cricket Notebook: Hungover England gift Australia one for the road

      After Trent Bridge and Edgbaston, England could not keep their foot on the gas — or on the necks of the Australians....

    2. August 10, 2015

      Swing and roundabouts of the fate of the Ashes

      The story so far. Less than 600 days ago, the England Test side was annihilated in Australia. Few saw them coming back...

    1. August 8, 2015

      England beat Australia to reclaim Ashes at Trent Bridge

      The sun shone on England and the English in Nottingham on Saturday morning and, after just 40 minutes’ play, the crowd...

    2. August 7, 2015

      Paradise postponed as Australia cling on into third day of Test

      England were tantalisingly halted in Nottingham on Friday night on the very brink of re-entering the Promised Land and...

    3. July 31, 2015

      England edge towards Ashes glory after dominant performance

      In the end, it was all calm and placid. Or it would have been had the crowd not been at fever pitch, as they were...

    4. July 30, 2015

      England seek knockout blow in thrilling cricket punch-up

      Remember five-day cricket? An outmoded form of sport which no one has time for these days? It is indeed going out of...

    5. July 16, 2015

      After euphoria of first Test, it’s back to grim normality

      Five days after England’s frantic and magnificent victory in the First Test, a grim normality descended on English...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      December 3, 2014

      Farewell to Phillip Hughes

      Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke pays tribute to Phillip Hughes during the funeral service at Macksville High...

    7. November 26, 2014

      Publish guidance on lethal drone strikes, says former GCHQ chief

      A former head of GCHQ has urged foreign secretary Philip Hammond to publish secret guidelines governing how ministers...

    8. September 29, 2014

      Treasury Wine Estates to go it alone after rejecting A$3.4bn bids

      Treasury Wine Estates has rejected two private equity bids valuing the Australian wine maker at A$3.4bn (US$2.9bn),...

    9. September 24, 2014

      Britain remains cautious over military role in Isis campaign

      As the US-led diplomatic and military effort to curb the spread of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has...

    10. August 31, 2014

      Nato allies at odds over response to Russian aggression

      In late March, Donald Tusk, the Polish prime minister, made a plea to Nato: put 10,000 troops in Poland, permanently,...

    11. July 25, 2014

      A captain should be pitch perfect at a multitude of skills

      This is not the first time Alastair Cook’s captaincy has been called into question. In January the talented opening...

    12. May 20, 2014

      Treasury Wine rejects A$3.1bn takeover bid from KKR

      Treasury Wine Estates, Australia’s largest winemaker, has rebuffed a A$3.1bn (US$2.9bn) takeover offer from private...

    13. May 2, 2014

      The arms cache that makes Slavyansk key

      At first glance, the small city of Slavyansk has little to commend it as the locus for an escalating stand-off between...

    14. August 5, 2013

      England retain Ashes as rain dampens Australian resurgence

      The England cricket team added their names to the surprisingly long list of British sporting winners in 2013 by...

    15. August 4, 2013

      Old Trafford weather casts a pall over Australian hopes

      There is nowhere on earth with a microclimate quite so perverse as the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. When...

    16. July 16, 2013

      Dismissed coach files lawsuit against Australia’s cricket chiefs

      Australia’s cricket hierarchy faces a lawsuit from dismissed coach Mickey Arthur, who claims he was discriminated...

    17. July 14, 2013

      James Anderson swings opening Ashes cricket Test England’s way

      A consistently extraordinary and controversial game of cricket ended in Nottingham on Sunday as it had lived, providing...

    18. July 12, 2013

      Broad brings Ashes temperature to boiling point

      Two elderly Australian supporters came out of the lift at my Nottingham hotel after breakfast on Friday. “There’s still...

    19. March 22, 2013

      Premier cuts targets for executive payouts

      Premier Foods has slashed targets for performance-related payouts by nearly a third, making it easier for top...

    20. February 4, 2013

      Premier Foods executive leaves company

      Premier Foods, the heavily indebted maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Hovis bread, has lost its second-in-command just a...

    21. February 1, 2013

      Premier Foods among biggest fallers

      The unexpected resignation of its chief executive left Premier Foods among this week’s biggest small-cap fallers. The...

    22. February 1, 2013

      Hard task awaits new Premier Foods chief

      Investors have a right to expect more. Michael Clarke, after barely 17 months at the helm, resigned abruptly from...

    23. January 28, 2013

      State must not spoil RBS for investors

      Stephen Hester can congratulate himself on having cut to the chase last summer. Back in June, the chief executive of...

    24. January 28, 2013

      Clarke faced huge suburban challenge

      Michael Clarke joined Premier Foods in September 2011, taking up the reins as problems at the debt-saddled company...

    25. January 28, 2013

      Premier Foods chief quits after 18 months

      The chief executive that has led the turnround of Premier Foods is leaving the maker of Hovis bread and Mr Kipling...

    26. The World

      October 29, 2012

      Hong Kong shows the way on mansion taxes

      (MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images) Over the weekend, my son and I walked up to the Peak in Hong Kong. We set off from the...

    27. October 23, 2012

      Premier reviews UK grain strategy

      The poor wheat harvest in the UK has prompted Premier Foods, one of the UK’s top three bakers, to review its...

    28. September 17, 2012

      BAE-EADS seen as pivot in UK strategy

      At some point in the next three weeks, David Cameron may take one of the biggest industrial decisions that has...

    29. The World

      July 25, 2012

      Syrian intervention - how not whether it'll happen

      Something is changing in the way the US and its allies are analysing the conflict in Syria. For the last sixteen...

    30. June 15, 2012

      Premier Foods agrees vinegar brands sale

      Premier Foods has agreed to sell its Sarson’s vinegar brand to Mizkan, a Japanese vinegar maker, for £41m in cash as...

    31. June 7, 2012

      Secrets of winning systems remain hidden

      Homespun investment wisdom does not come much cheesier than the Whipsaw Song, available on YouTube. Sung to a bluegrass...

    32. June 1, 2012

      Premier Foods chairman quits

      Ronnie Bell, chairman of Premier Foods has quit with immediate effect, dealing a fresh blow to the maker of Hovis bread...

    33. April 3, 2012

      Premier Foods board shake-up to cost £5m

      Ailing Premier Foods has agreed to spend close to £5m to rejig its board of directors, its 2011 annual report shows....

    34. April 1, 2012

      Economics seen as new Falklands foe

      Thirty years after Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands on April 2, 1982, one thing can be said with reasonable...

    35. February 1, 2012

      US to end Afghan combat operations

      The US and Nato will end combat operations in Afghanistan next year and move to providing training for Afghan forces,...

    36. December 8, 2011

      Premier Foods sells lossmaking business

      Embattled Premier Foods has succeeded in ditching its lossmaking chilled foods business, selling Brookes Avana to 2...

    37. November 25, 2011

      Premier Foods replaces finance director

      Premier Foods , Britain’s biggest food producer by sales, has changed its chief financial officer, replacing the...

    38. November 7, 2011

      Premier Foods gets grace period on debt

      Premier Foods, the embattled food company, has won a grace period from lenders on its £1.27bn debt pile. Banks have...

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