England v India: third Test, day three – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 11.07am BST 11:07 131st over: England 431-8 (Overton 32, Robinson 0) Ravindra Jadeja starts at the other end to Robinson, who survives a couple of gentle LBW shouts. With Jadeja bowling over the wicket, both deliveries pitched outside leg stump. The general gloom is such that the lights are coming on, which could be … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day three: athletics begins, swimming, cycling and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.54am BST 01:54 5000 metres: Karasawa Kenya of Japan puts on the afterburners with a lap to go, scorching past most of the field after having spent the race settled back in the back. He comes up to Jacques, but Jacques has bided him time and is able to kick coming into the last … Read more

How a ‘lazy’ siesta could transform the UK’s working day | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

[ad_1] I will confess that my sleepy heart sang when I read the news that the National Trust would be introducing siestas for its staff. My people, I thought. A French friend of mine notes that Britain is one of the only countries where it is acceptable to withdraw socially for “a lie down” simply … Read more

England v India: third Test, day two – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 11.10am BST 11:10 44th over: England 121-0 (Burns 53, Hameed 60) From the other end it’s Mohammed Shami, so Kohli is keeping his Bumrah dry. Shami bustles in and bowls to Burns, who is celebrating not just a return to form but his 31st birthday. He knows that this fifty will turn into a … Read more

‘Psychological violence’: Alexei Navalny says he is forced to watch eight hours of state TV a day | Alexei Navalny

[ad_1] Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has given his first interview from prison, comparing it to a Chinese labor camp and saying he is forced to watch eight hours of state television a day. Navalny, who built his political career on exposing corruption in Russia, is being held in a maximum security prison colony in … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day two: swimming, cycling, wheelchair basketball and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.35am BST 01:35 Swimming: In the men’s 100m freestyle S5, Brazilian champ Daniel Dias qualified second-fastest, behind China’s Yuan Weiyi. He needs two more gold medals to become the most-decorated Para swimmer of all time. (He already has 14 gold, seven silver and four bronze). 1.26am BST 01:26 Women’s wheelchair basketball: It’s a slow … Read more

England v India: third Test, day one – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 10.18am BST 10:18 Athers is talking us through the way that India decimated England at Lord’s. From Bumrah’s 10-ball over to India, to the words exchanged in the Long Room, that resulted in the barrage of bouncers on the final morning, India – and Kohli in particular – absolutely rinsed them. What he does … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics day one: swimming, cycling, wheelchair rugby and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.56am BST 01:56 Table tennis: Australia’s Lina Lei has won her opening match against Brazil’s Jennyfer Marques Parinos in straight sets. Great Britain’s Ashley Facey Thompson is trailing Japan’s Iwabuchi Koyo and has just lost the first set. 1.41am BST 01:41 Goalball: Brazil are bossing this opening men’s match, leading 7-1 at a timeout … Read more

‘You can even do a wee on a shark’: readers’ best UK museums for kids | Day trips

[ad_1] Winning tip: An injection of knowledge, Leeds If you want children to become aware of not taking life for granted and help them to understand the contribution science, medicine and vaccinations can make to life in these times, the Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds is a must. Recently given a huge makeover, it … Read more

‘Ride the giant boat wheel’: readers’ favourite bank holiday family days out | Day trips

[ad_1] Winning tip: Boating in the sky, Falkirk Easily reached from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde canal make for a superb family day out. The Falkirk Wheel is a giant boat lift between different levels of the canal. You can actually ride the wheel on a boat … Read more