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Play was stopped on 'health and safety grounds' after Paul Sackey, Maurie Fa'asavalu and Tom Guest

Stuart Lancaster (centre) watches Toby Flood during training at Pennyhill Park yesterday

Six Nations: Toby Flood 'on standby' with injured Owen Farrell likely to be saved for Grand Slam climax against Wales

No 10 may not be risked against Italy even if he recovers but Burns can earn place on the bench

England’s Ben Youngs, Tom Youngs and Tom Wood (from left) try their hand at archery at Pennyhill Park yesterday

England taken to the limit by cycling guru's fitness push

Lancaster's side beating opponents thanks to methods of Matt Parker, the ex-Team GB expert

England's head coach Stuart Lancaster watches his team warm up before the start of their Six Nations rugby union match against France

Stuart Lancaster praises his youngsters but admits luck over try

England's head coach, Stuart Lancaster, praised the maturity of his young team after a match described as "brutal" by his assistant Andy Farrell as they remained on course for a first Six Nations Championship Grand Slam since 2003. But Lancaster also admitted his side had been lucky to be awarded their solitary and crucial try by Manu Tuilagi in the second half.

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Row over burial site for Richard III

A war of words has broken out between council leaders in Leicester and York over where to bury the remains of Richard III.

Scarlets in the pink after yellow peril hits Tigers

Scarlets 40 Leicester Tigers 19
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Amphetamine-like drug was factor in death of London Marathon runner Claire Squires

A hairdresser whose death during the final stages of the London Marathon led to more than £1m being donated to charity had taken an amphetamine-like drug which she had bought legally on-line, an inquest heard today.

Lancaster: Decisions to make

Injuries leave Lancaster with plenty to ponder

England coach still unsure about his team for the Six Nations game against Scotland

Five arrested in FSA insider-trading swoop

Police have arrested a Schroders trader and four other individuals in the latest insider-dealing investigation to rock the Square Mile.

Calum Clark misses the Six Nations after requiring shoulder surgery

Redemption hopes ruined as Calum Clark is ruled out of Six Nations

Shoulder surgery ends chances of Saints forward while Bath focus on George Ford

Heineken Cup round-up: Thomas Waldrom in as Tigers go for broke

A four-times winner of the Heineken Cup and the team who have won it for the past two seasons could both go out of this year's competition after a dramatic final day of pool matches today.

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As if snow wasn't enough: earthquake hits East Midlands

No damage or injuries were reported following the 'average' sized tremor

Warwickshire pull off Ottis Gibson coup

Warwickshire are set to announce Ottis Gibson as their new director of cricket, a source close to the West Indies' coach has revealed. It is a coup for the county champions and a blow for Caribbean cricket.

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Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
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The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
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150 years after it was outlawed...

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Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
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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
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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
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

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After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
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Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
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