How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption England and India have already faced each other once at Lord’s this year – in the ODI series As England’s players prepare to step out at Lord’s for the second Test against India, they will be unaware of a long-running wrangle rumbling away not far below their feet. It […]

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty to affray and is on trial at Bristol Crown Court England cricketer Ben Stokes admitted throwing several punches at a man outside a nightclub in Bristol, a jury has heard. The Durham all-rounder, who denies affray, has taken to the stand for a second […]

Stokes 'could have killed man in fight'

Stokes 'could have killed man in fight'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage from the arresting officer’s bodycam has been shown to the jury at Mr Stokes’ trial. England cricketer Ben Stokes has told a court he did not make homophobic comments before an alleged brawl outside a nightclub. The Durham all-rounder is one of two men accused of […]

Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight'

Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes denies affray and is on trial at Bristol Crown Court England cricketer Ben Stokes was the “main aggressor” in a fight outside a nightclub, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder is one of three men accused of fighting in Bristol on 25 September. Bristol Crown Court previously […]

England's Stokes 'spiteful before fight'

England's Stokes 'spiteful before fight'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes arrives at Bristol Crown Court for the second day of his trial England cricketer Ben Stokes was “spiteful and angry” towards a bouncer before he was involved in a fight with two men, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder is one of three men accused of fighting […]

England's Stokes 'mocked gay men before fight'

England's Stokes 'mocked gay men before fight'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes leaves Bristol Crown Court after the first day of the trial England cricketer Ben Stokes mocked two gay men and flicked a cigarette butt at one of them before brawling with two other men, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder, who will miss the second Test against […]