Saracens recorded a comfortable 41-8 victory over Newcastle on Sunday to ensure they finished top of their LV= Cup pool and so sealed their progression to the semi-finals.
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Monday 09 July 2012
The family of a 76-year-old man who was murdered in his home have offered a £10,000 reward for information on his death after the case against a suspect was dropped.
Monday 09 July 2012
Police in Morocco have arrested a man thought to be the businessman named more than a year ago as the prime suspect in the murder of a family-of-four at their home in Northamptonshire.
Sunday 08 July 2012
Scores of people were evacuated from their homes yesterday as rivers in Devon and Dorset flooded. There were severe flood warnings across the country, and rain caused disruption to transport and events ranging from horse racing to music festivals.
Monday 25 June 2012
Ted Sismore planned and navigated Second World War RAF low-level daylight raids which were the most precisely timed, the deepest-penetrating, and the most appreciated by those for whom they were targeted. His skill freed prisoners and destroyed papers held by the Gestapo, preventing many executions and hundreds of arrests, with the minimum of civilian damage. The raids were made in answer to requests by the French and Danish resistance movements. "The difficulty was to achieve this kind of success without killing a lot of people," he wrote. "It was a very difficult decision of what to drop and how much to drop."
Saturday 23 June 2012
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Monday 18 June 2012
A record opening stand of 122 between skipper Andrew Gale and Phil Jaques put Yorkshire on track for a 22-run victory over reigning champions Leicestershire in their Friends Life t20 encounter at Headingley yesterday.
Friday 15 June 2012
A British soldier killed in a grenade blast while on patrol in Afghanistan has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Lance Corporal James Ashworth from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
Friday 15 June 2012
Three people, including a journalist from The Sun and a former prison officer, were arrested yesterday by officers investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Almost 1,000 two-year-olds are to benefit from free childcare a year early, after it was decided to bring forward trials in 10 areas in England to this September, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
An 11-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with stealing a car which was later damaged in an accident.
Monday 28 May 2012
Jeetan Patel's four wickets helped Warwickshire make it three wins from three Clydesdale Bank 40 Group C games with an easy eight-wicket victory over Northamptonshire yesterday.
Thursday 24 May 2012
Durham's attempt to lift themselves off the bottom of the First Division and record their first win of the Championship season was thwarted by a spirited Somerset side on the second day at Taunton.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
A seven-year-old boy has died after being rescued from a house fire.
Thursday 17 May 2012
Northampton rugby director Jim Mallinder has agreed a new contract with the Aviva Premiership club.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Harlequins 25 Northampton Saints 23
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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