..SANDRA PARSONS: Today's young woman has a wider selection of men from whom to choose — but if she isn't lucky enough to find her Mr Darcy at university or the office, she’s increasingly unlikely to meet him at all.
..There’s little in life more frenzied than booking a hotel online.
Still the public are denied a full, proper explanation as to why the leading runscorer in England's history in Kevin Pietersen will never play international cricket again.
..I know exactly how those Aston Villa boys will be feeling as they line up in the tunnel before tonight’s game. it might have been almost two decades ago, but the situation I faced in 1994 was uncannily similar.
..‘Jack assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency should he be confirmed as secretary of the Treasury,’ Obama said, naming Lew as the man he wants to succeed Timothy Geithner.
..The most worrying thing about the sorry tale of Peter Cruddas is that it is yet another example of a failure by the Conservative leadership to think things through, or to have any regard for the way in which things were managed in the past.
..JAMIE REDKNAPP: Kyle Walker's tweets on Thursday morning showed that for the first time in a long time, England have players who are just as passionate to play for their country as their clubs.
..STUART BROAD: We're in a good position after two days of this Headingley Test, and what you've seen is the determined reaction of a side who are desperate to put the first Test at Lord's behind us.