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#Ashes

# ashes - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From The42 Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series All Square

Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series

Victory for the home side at the Oval means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972.

# ashes - Sunday 25 August, 2019

From The42 Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive Sensational

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive

England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.

# ashes - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out Ignominy

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.

# ashes - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From The42 Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl Head Knock

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl

The Australian batsman took a sickening blow from a ball bowled by Jofra Archer.

# ashes - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From The42 Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test Ashes

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test

Australia know early wickets on Sunday could leave them in a position to press for a victory.

# ashes - Monday 18 December, 2017

From The42 Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test Howzat?

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

But it wasn’t without controversy.

# ashes - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Ian Brady's lawyer says his ashes won't be scattered on moor where he buried victims

Brady and his accomplice Myra Hindley murdered five children in England in the 1960s.

# ashes - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Crowds chant 'I am Fidel' as leader's ashes reunited with Che Guevara

Castro’s ashes will be laid to rest in a final ceremony on Sunday.

# ashes - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Poll: Do you agree with the Vatican's stance on scattering ashes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the Vatican's stance on scattering ashes?

The Catholic Church has said ashes should not be scattered or kept at home.

# ashes - Saturday 30 January, 2016

David Bowie left $100 million in his will

The star said he wanted his ashes scattered in Bali in line with Buddhist rituals.

# ashes - Friday 25 September, 2015

'Devastated' woman returns from holidays to find her daughter's ashes have been stolen

The robbery happened in the London suburb of Croydon.

# ashes - Friday 10 April, 2015

Stolen ashes of man's partner and baby returned after appeal

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you all so much.”

# ashes - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

# ashes - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe Dat Ash

11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe

#AshWednesdayChatupLines at your SERVICE.

# ashes - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The42 Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England Aussies Rule

Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England

The tourists suffered their sixth batting collapse of the series.

# ashes - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The42 England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines Ashes

England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines

“The Poms can’t handle a sledge but they sure can handle a drink,” said the Sydney Daily Telegraph after Monday’s drinks.

# ashes - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent You're Fired

Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent

The Aussie PA announcer at Alice Springs dropped after race jibe in England’s latest match.

# ashes - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From The42 Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad Just Not Cricket

Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad

Specsavers agree to pay England batsman substantial damages following ad controversy.

# ashes - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

The sad end to the search for missing Peggy Mangan, a court appearance over the Leicester fire and the Taoiseach says ‘no’ to a TV debate.

Margaret Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in private London service

A plaque with the inscription “Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013″ was placed at the site where she was laid to rest in the grounds of a military nursing home.

# ashes - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs' Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

# ashes - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The42 Australian cricketer suspended after bar attack over fake beard Bad Behaviour

Australian cricketer suspended after bar attack over fake beard

David Warner punched England’s Joe Root on Wednesday and has been banned until the start of the Ashes.

# ashes - Thursday 21 March, 2013

6 bizarre things Irish people have reported stolen

Is anything safe? Apparently not…

# ashes - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk Bloody Rippa' This post contains videos

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk

The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.

# ashes - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From The42 Ashes to bashes: Kiwi cricketer pursues Freddie Flintoff bout Boxing

Ashes to bashes: Kiwi cricketer pursues Freddie Flintoff bout

Looks like there will be no peaceful retirement for the affable boxing novice.

# ashes - Friday 1 June, 2012

From The42 We love it... here's the confirmed schedule for this summer's Ashes series Howzat?

We love it... here's the confirmed schedule for this summer's Ashes series

Australia begin the tour with four-day warm-up matches against Somerset and Worcestershire before the first Test begins at Trent Bridge on 14 July.

# ashes - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From The42 Flintoff admits to suffering from depression Struggle

Flintoff admits to suffering from depression

The ex-England cricketer said he found it difficult to get out of bed at times during the 2006-2007 Ashes series.

# ashes - Friday 9 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge US bingo player appeals for safe return of mother's 'lucky' ashes Urn Theft

US bingo player appeals for safe return of mother's 'lucky' ashes

Diane Bozzi says she would regularly bring the ashes to bingo games for luck before they were stolen this week.

# ashes - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

From The42 Cricket chief compares Twitter to a machine gun, calls players 'monkeys' Tweeting Hell

Cricket chief compares Twitter to a machine gun, calls players 'monkeys'

The England cricket chief has criticised players for their compulsive use of Twitter.

# ashes - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

From The42 Ponting resigns as Australian captain CWC2011

Ponting resigns as Australian captain

The 36-year-old is “really excited about the next chapter” in his international career.

# ashes - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From The42 The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Gordon D’Arcy takes responsibilty, Europe rules the golf rankings and United and Chelsea prepare to clash.

# ashes - Monday 6 December, 2010

From The42 Winning ugly: the most unusual trophies in sport My Cup Runneth Over This post contains images

Winning ugly: the most unusual trophies in sport

G-Mac will fill his mantlepiece with a few trophies this year. Yesterday’s prize is amongst the more unusual however.

From The42 The Morning Score: Monday The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Monday

Keano on the brink of exit, Graeme McDowell shows what he’s made of and the race for the apprentice’s crown goes to the wire.

# ashes - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

From The42 Get ready for the Ashes with our dummies' guide to cricket Don't Like Cricket

Get ready for the Ashes with our dummies' guide to cricket

On the even of the Ashes, learn how to pretend you know what’s going on. We owe the English one.