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Newton's ancestry leaves Scotland relatively bereft

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Fa'asavalu adds to Cup challenge for Warrington

Given the shared recent history of the two clubs, St Helens hardly need a confidence boost when they play Warrington, but that is what they have got for today's Carnegie Challenge Cup fifth-round tie. Coach Daniel Anderson is able to add the destructive Great Britain forward, Maurie Fa'asavalu, to the squad that accounted for Wigan so comprehensively in the Super League in Cardiff last weekend.

Brough to interrupt honeymoon to play in World Cup

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Shannon's mother faces trial for 'abduction'

Karen Matthews will be tried later this year accused of offences relating to the alleged abduction of her daughter Shannon.

Bail refused in Shannon case

The partner of Shannon Matthews' mother was refused bail by magistrates yesterday on charges of possessing child pornography.

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