Tributes for Phil Hughes' bowler, UK largest divorce payout and Paxman for Mayor

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Tributes for Phil Hughes' bowler, UK largest divorce payout and Paxman for Mayor
28th November 2014

Batsman Phil Hughes died in hospital on Thursday, after failing to regain consciousness after being injured in a match.

The 25 year-old cricketer was struck in the neck with a ball, which missed his helmet, causing him to be hospitalised.

It happened during the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and NSW at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

There has been an outpouring of support for the batsman, but also for the the young bowler Sean Abbott,22, whose delivery caused the injury which led to Hughes’ death.

The chief executive of Cricket Australia, James Sutherland says the bowler is ‘holding up well’ and that he has all the support he needs, after there were fears he may not play again after following the tragedy.

The Bowler was seen leaving the hospital in tears after the news of Phillip Hughes death.


UK's largest divorce payout 

The biggest divorce settlement has been awarded to American wife of London financier.

The wife was awarded £337 million, which legal experts say is the biggest payout in the UK, strengthening the reputation that Britain has as the world’s divorce capital.

The divorce was between Sir Chris Hohn and his now estranged wife, Jamie Cooper-Hohn.

As a couple, they were know as the UK’s most generous philanthropists.


Tories urge Paxman to run for London Mayor

Speculation that the former Newsnight presenter, Jeremy Paxman is considering running for London Mayor has been met with lots of enthusiasm by Conservative MPs.

The Journalist has played down the rumours, but the Times newspaper has said that he has not ruled out the prospect.

If he were to run in the Mayoral election in 2016, it would currently against be Labour’s Tessa Jowell, and Conservative Ivan Massow,  who revealed he was running for London Mayor in an exclusive interview with London Live.

Jeremy Paxman once described himself as a ‘one-nation Tory.’

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