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Cricket: England beat Australia in Champions Trophy

England beat Australia by 48 runs in their Champions Trophy Group A opener at Edgbaston on Saturday. Defending champions Australia, set 270 to win, finished on 221 for nine. England made 269 for six after winning the toss, Ian Bell top-scoring with 91 on his Warwickshire home ground. This was the first match in a Group A also featuring New Zealand and Sri Lanka, who meet in Cardiff on Sunday. In Group B, India have already beaten South Africa and the West Indies have defeated Pakistan.

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban starts at English school

LONDON (Reuters) - Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl who drew global attention after being shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, returned to school on Tuesday in Britain where she has been treated for her injuries. Yousufzai, 15, has become an international figure as a symbol of resistance to Taliban efforts to deny women's rights and is even among nominees for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. She described her return to school as the most important day of her life.
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