A late night, a sense of completion, a feeling that the job was done — that can make you dusty. Most of those in green and gold played the second Twenty20 in Canberra as though still under the weather, writes Geoff Lemon.
Few predicted Australia's turnaround during the 2013-14 Ashes series, but with the Aussies relying on a home-pitch advantage, don't completely rule out the possibility England will this time have the last laugh, writes Richard Hinds.
Our politics have never been more divisive, but as summer comes we shall briefly be united in our resentment of an old enemy. It is about so much more than cricket, writes Catherine McGregor.
Traffic lights would be removed from more than 50 congested road intersections with new underpasses created under a $5 billion pitch from Matthew Guy, one year before the state election, to voters concerned about congestion in Melbourne and Geelong.
Zimbabwe's ruling party ZANU-PF dismisses Robert Mugabe as its leader, replacing him with the vice-president he fired, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in a move to force the President to end to his 37 years in power peacefully.
A Rohingya refugee has been injured in a motorcycle collision on Nauru, on the same road where another refugee died in a crash earlier this month.