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ESPN Cricinfo
Cook equals Gooch, Yasir made to toil25 years and one day, against South Africa in Durban in 2009. Root was 25 years
Cook equals Gooch, Yasir made to toil
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 15 hours ago
25 years and one day, against South Africa in Durban in 2009. Root was 25 years and 205 days old at the start of this Test. Ian Botham is third on this list: he was aged 26 years and 214 days when he got his tenth hundred, against India at Old... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about the first event of the new rugby seasonseries final at the Stoop. One famous name in the Blues ranks is Jimmy Botham,
Everything you need to know about the first event of the new rugby season
walesonline / Posted yesterday
series final at the Stoop. One famous name in the Blues ranks is Jimmy Botham, the grandson of cricketing legend Sir Ian Botham, who plays his rugby in the back row.So what are the squads? Here they are. Cardiff Blues: Adam Thomas, Ben... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
All Imran's menside. The new generation is yet to be established. From R sridhar, Bangalore t
All Imran's men
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
side. The new generation is yet to be established. From R sridhar, Bangalore the greatest all rounder of the world is ... ian botham.... others who are claiming...(imran..kapil & headly) they were basically bowlers .. Well this test side showed... Read more
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Sporting Life
Beefy expects England to hit back Sir Ian Botham expects 10/11 shots England to bounce back from their Lord's d
Beefy expects England to hit back
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
Sir Ian Botham expects 10/11 shots England to bounce back from their Lord's defeat to Pakistan with victory in the second Test at Old Trafford. Latest cricket oddsOdds-on favourites England suffered a 75-run defeat... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Grant Woodward: No hope of getting kids into sport if they can’t watch ittaking the Sky pound does to a sport. Once upon a time, millions of cricket-ma
Grant Woodward: No hope of getting kids into sport if they can’t watch it
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 days ago
taking the Sky pound does to a sport. Once upon a time, millions of cricket-mad children were glued to their TV sets as Ian Botham hammered the Australian attack to all parts of Headingley. But just over a decade ago – ironically after an Ashes... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh regions unveil their squads for Singha Sevens seriesAdam Thomas, Ben Roach and Owen Jenkins in their ranks, along with Jimmy Botham
Welsh regions unveil their squads for Singha Sevens series
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Adam Thomas, Ben Roach and Owen Jenkins in their ranks, along with Jimmy Botham, the grandson of cricketing legend Sir Ian Botham. The Dragons have named a strong squad as they embark on the defence of their title, including Newport winger... Read more
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express
Behind-the-scenes at Lord's as Sky Sports set the bar for tech revolutiontheir business with a marvellous view of the ground. The commentary box sits a
Behind-the-scenes at Lord's as Sky Sports set the bar for tech revolution
express / Posted 3 days ago
their business with a marvellous view of the ground. The commentary box sits above all else; the dwelling place for Sir Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain, David 'Bumble' Lloyd, Mike Atherton and Ian Ward to pore over the action. It's like watching a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Yasir's 13 going on 100, and 42-year-old centurions17. The quickest since the Second World War is Ashwin, who got there in 18 Test
Yasir's 13 going on 100, and 42-year-old centurions
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 4 days ago
17. The quickest since the Second World War is Ashwin, who got there in 18 Tests, one quicker than Philander, Valentine, Ian Botham, Andy Roberts and Saeed Ajmal (and Colin Blythe, the England spinner who was killed in the First World War). I... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pakistan defeat England by 75 runs in first Testand was well-caught high above his head by Bairstow. It was Broad's 350th Test
Pakistan defeat England by 75 runs in first Test
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
and was well-caught high above his head by Bairstow. It was Broad's 350th Test wicket, with only James Anderson and Sir Ian Botham above him in England's all-time list, and he wasted no time over number 351 - Amir also edging behind on the back... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Resurgent Woakes showing all his tricksjust that Woakes has taken five-wicket hauls in both innings. Or that he has be
Resurgent Woakes showing all his tricks
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 6 days ago
just that Woakes has taken five-wicket hauls in both innings. Or that he has become just the third England player (after Ian Botham in 1978 and Stuart Broad in 2012) to earn his way on to the Lord's honours board for a 10-wicket haul in the last... Read more
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iafrica.com
Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroicsalso made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of
Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroics
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
also made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of a Lord's Test since all-round great Ian Botham did so against New Zealand in 1978. England now need to at least equal their record fourth-inning score to win a... Read more
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express
Chris Woakes takes historic 10-wicket haul to keep England in first Test against Pakistanhonours board in the England dressing room. He is only the 16th England player
Chris Woakes takes historic 10-wicket haul to keep England in first Test against Pakistan
express / Posted 6 days ago
honours board in the England dressing room. He is only the 16th England player to achieve the feat; the list includes Ian Botham, Fred Trueman, Brian Statham and Alec Bedser. Woakes ended the day with fabulous, binary match figures so far of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Pakistan on top despite Woakes heroicsalso made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of
Pakistan on top despite Woakes heroics
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
also made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of a Lord's Test since all-round great Ian Botham did so against New Zealand in 1978. England now need to at least equal their record fourth-inning score to win a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Resurgent Woakes showing all his tricksjust that Woakes has taken five-wicket hauls in both innings. Or that he has be
Resurgent Woakes showing all his tricks
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
just that Woakes has taken five-wicket hauls in both innings. Or that he has become just the third England player (after Ian Botham in 1978 and Stuart Broad in 2012) to earn his way on to the Lord's honours board for a 10-wicket haul in the last... Read more
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The Hindu
England vs Pakistan Test: Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroicsalso made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of
England vs Pakistan Test: Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroics
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
also made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of a Lord's Test since all-round great Ian Botham did so against New Zealand in 1978. England now need to at least equal their record fourth-inning score to win a... Read more
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sportsmole
Chris Woakes pins Pakistan back at Lord'sbecomes the first England bowler to take five or more wickets in each innings o
Chris Woakes pins Pakistan back at Lord's
sportsmole / Posted 6 days ago
becomes the first England bowler to take five or more wickets in each innings of a Test at Lord's since 1978 when Ian Botham did likewise, but it was ultimately not enough to hold the opposition back. Pakistan made it to stumps at 214-8,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroicsalso made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of
Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroics
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
also made him the first England bowler to take five wickets in each innings of a Lord's Test since all-round great Ian Botham did so against New Zealand in 1978. England now need to at least equal their record fourth-inning score to win a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Woakes' rare ten-for, Yasir's prolific startStats highlights from Lord's where Chris Woakes became the first England bowler
Woakes' rare ten-for, Yasir's prolific start
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
Stats highlights from Lord's where Chris Woakes became the first England bowler since Ian Botham in 1978 to take two five-for in a Test at Lord's. Chris Waokes' ten-for in this Test is only the second by an England bowler at Lord's since Ian... Read more
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asianage
5 cricketers who took up unusual jobs post retirementon Praa Sands, Cornwall. His most notable contribution to the English side was
5 cricketers who took up unusual jobs post retirement
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
on Praa Sands, Cornwall. His most notable contribution to the English side was during the 1981 Ashes when he along with Ian Botham put up a 67-run partnership for the ninth wicket and took the crucial wicket of Alan Bordan, who scored a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
5 cricketers who took up unusual jobs post retirementon Praa Sands, Cornwall. His most notable contribution to the English side was
5 cricketers who took up unusual jobs post retirement
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
on Praa Sands, Cornwall. His most notable contribution to the English side was during the 1981 Ashes when he along with Ian Botham put up a 67-run partnership for the ninth wicket and took the crucial wicket of Alan Bordan, who scored a... Read more
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The New Statesman
The darkening skies of the summer gameJardine, the Old Wykehamist who created the ­“bodyline” strategy to defeat Don
The darkening skies of the summer game
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
Jardine, the Old Wykehamist who created the ­“bodyline” strategy to defeat Don Bradman and Australia, to Trueman, Boycott, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff and now the ­imperturbable Cook, cricketers have revealed England to us. Perhaps, given the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Amir's path to new memorieswere biased, and nothing was done about them either. A pig's head was thrown at
Amir's path to new memories
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 7 days ago
were biased, and nothing was done about them either. A pig's head was thrown at Pakistan fans at an ODI. Not to mention Ian Botham saying he wouldn't send his mother in law to Pakistan. Both teams seem to fit into an inaccurate stereotype... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Amir's path to new memorieswere biased, and nothing was done about them either. A pig's head was thrown at
Amir's path to new memories
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
were biased, and nothing was done about them either. A pig's head was thrown at Pakistan fans at an ODI. Not to mention Ian Botham saying he wouldn't send his mother in law to Pakistan. Both teams seem to fit into an inaccurate stereotype... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I don't think odds of 500-1 have appeared since'on England's tours to Pakistan and New Zealand, where, he says, he played some
'I don't think odds of 500-1 have appeared since'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 7 days ago
on England's tours to Pakistan and New Zealand, where, he says, he played some of the most boring cricket ever. "I sent Ian Botham in to quicken the pace of the innings. Conveniently, he ran Geoffrey [Boycott] out. Did I instruct him to run out... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Will the real Pakistan please stand up?exactly been observed. Not that the Pakistanis are the lone culprits in this -
Will the real Pakistan please stand up?
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
exactly been observed. Not that the Pakistanis are the lone culprits in this - names like Bill Athey, David Constant and Ian Botham are remembered differently in Pakistan (for those who care to remember them) than they are elsewhere. But 1987,... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I think we had a little bit more fun on and off the field in our time'tough, but players see each other so much that the rivalry doesn't seem to be a
'I think we had a little bit more fun on and off the field in our time'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
tough, but players see each other so much that the rivalry doesn't seem to be as intense. If you went out for a drink with Ian Botham, you definitely had a drink, that's for sure. He loved a drink, a big cigar, loved going out. You could do that in... Read more
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Sporting Life
Beefy: No stopping England Sir Ian Botham expects England to maintain their push to the top of cricket's
Beefy: No stopping England
Sporting Life / Posted 9 days ago
Sir Ian Botham expects England to maintain their push to the top of cricket's world rankings by toppling Pakistan this summer. Latest cricket oddsAlastair Cook's side are currently fourth in the official ICC world... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
India v Pakistan in England, and XI doublesfewer than 60 players have now completed this particular double in one-day inte
India v Pakistan in England, and XI doubles
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 11 days ago
fewer than 60 players have now completed this particular double in one-day internationals, the first to complete it being Ian Botham in 1985. It took him 75 matches - but four players have got there faster since then. India's Irfan Pathan did it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Is Andy Murray Britain's greatest sportsman after Wimbledon title?to their first Davis Cup since 1936 in Belgium in November. Britain has been b
Is Andy Murray Britain's greatest sportsman after Wimbledon title?
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
to their first Davis Cup since 1936 in Belgium in November. Britain has been blessed with many sporting legends – Sir Ian Botham, Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Stanley Matthews, Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Chris Hoy and Lord Seb Coe among them. Others... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Murray joins ranks of best British sportsmen EVER with second Wimbledon titlenow assuredly joins the top-table of all-time British sportsmen. He is up there
Murray joins ranks of best British sportsmen EVER with second Wimbledon title
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
now assuredly joins the top-table of all-time British sportsmen. He is up there with the knights, Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Ian Botham, Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Nick Faldo and Sir Chris Hoy. He’ll get the sword-on-the-shoulders treatment himself if... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Looking beyond wickets and averagesNo. 7 is a contentious position. However, when I see that batsmen like Adam Gil
Looking beyond wickets and averages
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 12 days ago
No. 7 is a contentious position. However, when I see that batsmen like Adam Gilchrist, Kapil Dev, Imran, Shaun Pollock, Ian Botham have all batted most of their career at No. 7, it would be unfair to the bowlers to push this pivotal position to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Tributes flow all round for Turnermy view, Glenn Turner was the best cricketer Worcester ever had,'' Price said.
Tributes flow all round for Turner
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
my view, Glenn Turner was the best cricketer Worcester ever had,'' Price said. The great English all-rounder Sir Ian Botham gave the special tribute speech to Turner at the dinner. The other speakers were New Zealand coach Mike Hesson... Read more
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Nottingham Post
New approach and a new sense of optimism at Nottingham Forestin a particularly upbeat mood. The players, for their part, might well need to
New approach and a new sense of optimism at Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Post / Posted 17 days ago
in a particularly upbeat mood. The players, for their part, might well need to be tucking into the three Shredded Wheat of Ian Botham fame, in order to keep up with Montanier's schedule. The former Boulogne, Real Sociedad and Rennes coach has... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Why old-school commentary compliments the modern cricket broadcasta changing of the guard in the Test match studio too: "Sky's presenters and pro
Why old-school commentary compliments the modern cricket broadcast
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
a changing of the guard in the Test match studio too: "Sky's presenters and producers held a meeting recently without [Sir Ian] Botham and David Gower at which it was made clear the missing pair were no longer the main men of the station's coverage... Read more
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Daily Mirror
EXCLUSIVE: Sir Ian Botham and Brendan McCullum debate Test cricket vs T20together two legendary former international cricketers to chat at Lord’s about
EXCLUSIVE: Sir Ian Botham and Brendan McCullum debate Test cricket vs T20
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
together two legendary former international cricketers to chat at Lord’s about the most modern forms of the game. Sir Ian Botham: “Great to see you Baz, usually Kiwis only want to talk about rugby over a glass of wine, but cricket knocked... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'The Packer thing kind of broke the Australian team'the World Series days, his century on Test debut, and his bowling skills Gary
'The Packer thing kind of broke the Australian team'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
the World Series days, his century on Test debut, and his bowling skills Gary Cosier pulls away from a delivery from Ian Botham in the Perth Test of 1978 Greg Chappell was at the other end when I walked out to bat at the MCG in my first Test... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
ICC asked to take 'more control' of DRSenough. "And for that reason we are able to safely reduce the margin of uncerta
ICC asked to take 'more control' of DRS
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
enough. "And for that reason we are able to safely reduce the margin of uncertainty or the umpire's call as we refer to. Ian Botham and all these experts were always saying "how can that be given not out? That ball was crashing into the leg... Read more
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express
Brexit allows Britain to get back on its own feet says ex-Beatle Ringo Starris just one of a host of celebrities to come out in support of Britain ditching
Brexit allows Britain to get back on its own feet says ex-Beatle Ringo Starr
express / Posted 20 days ago
is just one of a host of celebrities to come out in support of Britain ditching Brussels. Former cricket legend Sir Ian Botham branded the European Union a “racket” and urged Britons to “reclaim our basic sovereignty" from Eurocrats before... Read more
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The Irish Times
British needed more Kerry Katona and less Keira KnightleyCumberbatch didn’t swing it for stay, the list of celebrities who endorsed Brex
British needed more Kerry Katona and less Keira Knightley
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
Cumberbatch didn’t swing it for stay, the list of celebrities who endorsed Brexit is even more confusing. Former cricketer Ian Botham, Dragon’s Den’s Duncan Bannatyne, Michael Caine and Keith Chegwin, who used to be in TV, all bowled for the... Read more
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The Irish Times
British needed more Kerry Katona and less Keira KnightlyCumberbatch didn’t swing it for stay, the list of celebrities who endorsed Brex
British needed more Kerry Katona and less Keira Knightly
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
Cumberbatch didn’t swing it for stay, the list of celebrities who endorsed Brexit is even more confusing. Former cricketer Ian Botham, Dragon’s Den’s Duncan Bannatyne, Michael Caine and Keith Chegwin, who used to be in TV, all bowled for the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Graeme Fowler: 'I'm more famous for being a lunatic than I was a cricketer!'at producing professional players. But it is not the cricketing story of “Foxy
Graeme Fowler: 'I'm more famous for being a lunatic than I was a cricketer!'
chroniclelive / Posted 25 days ago
at producing professional players. But it is not the cricketing story of “Foxy” and his charismatic friends “Beefy” (Ian Botham) and “Bumble” (David Lloyd) which has captured the public imagination. As a player, Foxy endeared himself to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
English fan says cricket needs West IndiesWest Indies is because of the personal battles and friendship between marquee p
English fan says cricket needs West Indies
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
West Indies is because of the personal battles and friendship between marquee players over the years. “Fans still remember Ian Botham and Vivian Richards. They were the best of friends at Somerset but when they crossed onto the field they were at... Read more
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International Business Times
England bowler James Anderson doubtful for Pakistan Test opener with shoulder injury as a serious fitness doubt for the upcoming home series against Pakistan. The L
England bowler James Anderson doubtful for Pakistan Test opener with shoulder injury
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
as a serious fitness doubt for the upcoming home series against Pakistan. The Lancashire paceman, who last year eclipsed Ian Botham as his country's all-time leading Test wicket-taker, is dealing with a stress fracture of the right shoulder blade... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Richard Kay: The winners and losers of the EU referendumLeave. Now expected to come to Westminster where he can make a significant con
Richard Kay: The winners and losers of the EU referendum
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Leave. Now expected to come to Westminster where he can make a significant contribution. A seat at the Cabinet awaits. Ian Botham: The England cricketing legend urged Britain to 'stand proud' by voting to leave. Sir Beefy, 60, accused the EU of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sir Ian Botham and David Gower to leave Sky Sports' cricket coverageBreaking news at Sky: Sir Ian Botham is out and anchor David Gower will follow
Sir Ian Botham and David Gower to leave Sky Sports' cricket coverage
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Breaking news at Sky: Sir Ian Botham is out and anchor David Gower will follow as broadcaster shakes up cricket coverage For years Sir Ian Botham has been the first name on the commentary sheet He and anchor David Gower have both been with Sky for... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Polls close in historic EU voteand Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to
Polls close in historic EU vote
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
and Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of comedian John Cleese, former cricketer Sir Ian Botham and former England football player Sol Campb... Read more
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The News and Star
Polls close in historic EU voteand Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to
Polls close in historic EU vote
The News and Star / Posted 29 days ago
and Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of comedian John Cleese, former cricketer Sir Ian Botham and former England football player Sol Campb... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Live: Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum votenames to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of co
Live: Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
names to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of comedian John Cleese, former cricketer Sir Ian Botham and former England football player Sol Campbell. A record number of voters are eligible to take part in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Live EU vote results from every referendum count in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England - Remain hold narrow lead in final pollnames to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of co
Live EU vote results from every referendum count in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England - Remain hold narrow lead in final poll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
names to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of comedian John Cleese, former cricketer Sir Ian Botham and former England football player Sol Campbell. A record number of voters are eligible to take part in the... Read more
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heraldscotland
EU referendum: Polls close in historic voteand Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to
EU referendum: Polls close in historic vote
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
and Harry Potter author JK Rowling were just three of the high-profile names to back the Remain campaign, while Leave won support from the likes of comedian John Cleese, former cricketer Sir Ian Botham and former England football player Sol Campb... Read more
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