Battle over rail tunnels at Lord’s cricket ground rumbles on

Battle over rail tunnels at Lord’s cricket ground rumbles on

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 […]

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘not threatening or aggressive’

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘not threatening or aggressive’

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes denies affray in a 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 day at Bristol Crown Court. […]

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘stepped in’ to defend two gay men

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘stepped in’ to defend two gay men

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 told a court he “stepped in” to defend two gay men before an alleged brawl. The Durham all-rounder is one of two men accused of fighting outside […]

Ben Stokes ‘was main aggressor in nightclub fight’

Ben Stokes ‘was main aggressor in nightclub fight’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBen Stokes trial: CCTV footage of fight 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 heard Ryan […]

Ben Stokes ‘spiteful and angry to bouncer before nightclub fight’

Ben Stokes ‘spiteful and angry to bouncer before nightclub 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 […]

Cricketer Ben Stokes ‘mocked gay men before nightclub fight’

Cricketer Ben Stokes ‘mocked gay men before nightclub 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 […]