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Saints' chances of progress remain slim despite victory

Police issue royal wedding appeal

Detectives leading the major royal wedding security operation have appealed for the public to be the "eyes and ears" of the 5,000 officers tasked with maintaining law and order on the big day.

Aviva Premiership round-up: Irish topple Sale to stay in the hunt

London Irish kept up their bid for a top-four place in the Aviva Premiership with a hard-fought 34-20 win against Sale at the Reebok Stadium last night.

Croft laments Leicester's lack of cunning after European exit

Leinster 17 Leicester 10

Nacewa's try and eye in the sky put Tigers out of Europe

Leinster 17 Leicester 10: Contentious decisions pile further pain on English visitors to Ireland as Leinster sense path to final

Peter Bills: Six Nations proves southern hemisphere has little to fear at World Cup

Ireland had its Captain Fantastic, Wales a wily ball boy who slipped an important pass to a Welsh player for the illegal match winning try against Ireland.

Standards head south to warm All Black hearts

With the World Cup only months away, the inconsistencies in this year's Six Nations offered little indication of northern hemisphere success, writes Chris Hewett

Johnson bemoans the failure to land punch after hopes slammed

Ireland 24 England 8

James Lawton: O'Driscoll tramples over green shoots of England

For Johnson, there is an urgent need to review the preparation for this game in Dublin

Robin Scott-Elliot: Poetry? check. Cliché? check. Must be a big game on the Beeb

View From The Sofa: Six Nations, BBC1

England lose rugby match, but win the drinking bout

Defeat on the pitch fails to dampen enthusiasm of 20,000 visiting fans for Dublin's hospitality

Sexton plots downfall of English pretenders

Ireland 24 England 8: Fly-half pulls strings as men of Ireland teach Johnson's boys a very harsh lesson

O'Driscoll hails 'smart' display

Brian O'Driscoll was delighted to see Ireland finally put "the whole package" together as they beat England 24-8 to end Martin Johnson's RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam dream.

England's Grand Slam hopes ended by Ireland

Ireland 24 England 8
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The nation's favourite animal revealed

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Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn