Frantic talk of ‘Plan B’ as PenelopeGate wrecks Fillon’s Elysée run

Frantic talk of ‘Plan B’ as PenelopeGate wrecks Fillon’s Elysée run

Officially, France’s conservatives don’t have an alternative to their embattled presidential candidate. But as François Fillon flounders, they may have to come up with one fast. Are France’s conservatives about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory? When he routed his rivals in a conservative primary back in November, Fillon must have believed he […]

England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England will be looking to bounce back on Saturday following a difficult day at Lord’s. Yasir Shah’s 5-64 was the star turn on a day when England’s suspect middle order again came ­unstuck with Alastair Cook and Joe Root carrying the heaviest load once more. At 253-7 England are still 86 runs adrift of Pakistan’s […]