The Australian captain told one English player to ‘get ready for a broken arm’. Is this really what the Ashes is all about now?

The body of St Zita (Aprl 27) is paraded through the streets of Lucca every year

St George (April 23) is patron saint not only of England, but also Russia, Palestine, Greece and Catalonia

Just as between England and Ireland, our relationship after independence would be less distorted by mutual resentment

After all, the mighty are being put down from their seats and the humble exalted

Political correctness, of course