The French champions have been linked with the Barcelona forward
The Exeter wing gets his chance in Paris against France
Sam Warburton finally knows who will be employing him next season and how much he can expect to earn after signing a central contract with the Welsh Rugby Union – the kind of contract rejected by two of his fellow Red Dragon titans, the full-back Leigh Halfpenny and the lock Alun Wyn Jones, in favour of alternative deals with Toulon and Ospreys respectively. What Warburton does not know is how many top-level club games he will play if the sport’s alleged “leaders” fail to break the impasse over the future of the Heineken Cup.
Wear, What, Why, When?
Passengers had been on plane for several hours before the 'mutiny' took place
She is now resting at La Lanterne, the French equivalent of Chequers
Peter Capaldi as the villain is patently over-qualified
John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov met for talks in Paris this week ahead of a peace conference in Geneva
Stuart Lancaster believes three of England's orthopaedically challenged brigade – the Northampton full-back Ben Foden, the London Irish wing Marland Yarde and the Bath prop David Wilson – may return to fitness in time for the mid-point match of the Six Nations Championship, against Ireland at Twickenham on 22 February. The head coach did not say so openly, but he would surely take Wilson over the other two at this stage of proceedings.
England will be without a number of key players such as Manu Tuilagi, Alex Corbisiero and Tom Croft forcing Lancaster to name a second squad for next month's tournament
The French writer, intellectual, political activist and feminist would have been 106
They come in all shapes and sizes and range from discreet to eye-catching orange calfskin. With one of these diaries, you need never miss an appointment
An illuminating look at life behind the Berlin Wall
Police say they do not know the motive for the crime, calling it ‘suspicious’
Jean Marie Le Pen, the former leader of French extreme-right group the National Front, has been fined €5,000 for suggesting Romanians were “naturally” inclined to steal.