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England celebrates after historic Ashes win


  • 1. 2FRIDAY 7 JANUARY 2011 EVENING STANDARDNewsInside today 07. 01.11Olympics countdownOn your marksfor the greatestshow on Earth PAGES 10 & 11 AND 22 & 23BusinessWall Street topGoldman Sachsgun moves back under fire overto Londonduff loansPAGE 46PAGE 47COMMENT 14 15TV & RADIO54 55The party beginsLONDONERS DIARY16 17GAMES & PUZZLES56STARS 44 LETTERS57Today on blog: Strauss leadsKen Livingstones newconquering Barmy Armyattack and fans CANT GET YOUR ES MAGAZINE?celebrate afterES Magazine is now available to read free onyour iPad. Or you can have it delivered directlyhistoric winto your door. Simply visit AussiesFreecall helpline: Email: help@0800 141 Jonathan Prynn and Daisy DumasMAKE THE HEADLINESNewsdesk: 020 7938 7161 Email: Pictures: cricket fans started a 24-hour party after ending 24 years of ESWEATHERAshes hurt by finally beating the Aus-tralians in their own backyard. TOMORROWLONDON Players joined the thousands of mem- TONIGHTbers of the Barmy Army who witnessed 00 Wind speed Rather cloudy (mph)the final stage of the devastasting 3-1 with light rout of Australia.100Temp (C) showery rain. InvernessAfter the victory at Sydneys SCG sta-Seas: Calm Max 10C, minAberdeendium the squad downed beers in the SlightTOMORROWdressing room while spin bowler0Showers Moderateclearing to sun. Graeme Swann performed the famous Edinburgh Rough Breezy. Maxsprinkler dance on the pitch for his tour Glasgow 10C, min 2Cvideo diary. Batsman Kevin Pietersen1 15 SUNDAY relaxed with a cigarette on the square A largely drywhere England made history at NewcastleNORTHday with 12.56am London time. Carlislesunshine. Max 4 SEAPrime Minister David Cameron led 7C, min -2Cthe tributes after speaking to winningYork MONDAY captain Andrew Strauss, declaring the 15 Hull Mostly dry and whole country is incredibly proud ofLiverpoolSheffield fine with sunny 5the England team. Llandudno spells. Max 7C, min 4C But the real celebrations had alreadyShrewsbury Norwichkicked off more than 10,000 miles9TUESDAY Birmingham Cloudy withaway in Sydney from the moment theCambridge light rain orfinal Australian wicket, that of bowler 6 Oxforddrizzle. Max 8C, Michael Beer, fell. Cardiff min 5CBristol It was the signal for around 15,000 LondonWEDNESDAYEngland fans inside the ground to start 9 Southampton ExeterGrey and wet an orgy of celebration that wasPlymouth Brightonwith outbreaks expected to continue for days. of rain. Mild. 15 CHANNEL Max 12C, min Fans began filling the bars of the Aus-tralian city from their 10am openingcess after 24 years. Were going to Aussie, Aussie, Aussie to the crowdLIGHTS AIR QUALITYtime ahead of an official end of tour celebrate whats been a memorable provoked a mocking echo of the chantSunset & lighting-up: 4.10pm, risesNitrogen Dioxide: Yesterday: 78 ppb. Moderate; 7-9 = High; 10 = Very High) party at the Retro Hotel near the water-day and see how it goes long into the in high-pitched ladies voices.8.03am Forecast: Low. (Calculated on parts perFine Particles: Yesterday: 22ug/m3.Moon rise: 9.18am, sets 7.57pm billion. Less than 150 = Low; 150-299Forecast: Low. (Calculated on front.night. Ill cry when I get home. But amid the celebrations there wereHigh water: London Bridge 3.27am = Moderate; 300+ = High) micrograms per cubic metre. Less than(6.7m), 3.48pm (6.8m). Dover Air Pollution: Yesterday: 3. 50 = Low; 50-74 = Moderate; 75+ = For the hard-core Barmy Army, who At the Bat and Ball pub next to the a few negative notes. Former England12.28am (6.6m), 12.48pm (6.3m).Forecast: Low. (1-3 = Low; 4-6 = High) have spent tens of thousands of poundsSCG, Blackheath-based film program- captain Freddie Flintoff tweetedfollowing the England team over the mer Kevin Franklin, 50, said: To win angrily about the awful presentationWORLDc-cloudy; dr-drizzle; f-fair; fg-fog; h-hail; m-mist; r-rain; s-sunny; sl-sleet; sn-snow; sh-showers; th-thunder. Weather today.SKI RESORTS Midday yesterday reading.Supplied by Ski Club of Great Britain past seven weeks of the Ashes tour, it3-1 is better than anything I could haveof the Ashes at the Sydney ground.AlicanteAthens s sHelsinkiHong Kong sns Nicosia Paris sh shAlpe dHuez(C) Temp (F) Lower Upper - Piste Good Off Piste Limited WeatherCloudwas a moment almost too sweet toimagined, its been magical. Its beenHe said: Forgot Cookys medal, noBangkoksIbiza sPragueshAspen - ExcellentVariedCloud bear. very expensive but worthwhile. Its the champagne, no individual medals. 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Were by commuters in no doubt as to who had an achievement that will rank amongDublinslMoscow - s Tel AvivshVal dIsere - ExcellentVariedCloudFaro rMumbaisTokyosVerbier -Packed Hard Cloud far the best supported cricket team inthe Ashes.the very highest in English sportingGeneva cNew York snVancouverrZermatt - GoodPacked Cloud the world and we deserve every suc- One defiant Australian who shoutedhistory. Among a host of new recruits