Schmidt coached Strauss at Leinster and believes that his return is a bonus for Ireland ahead of the Six Nations campaign
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Wednesday 26 June 2013
A friend of the Mandelas has denied reports of family row over funeral arrangements for the ailing 94-year-old who is in a critical condition at a Pretoria hospital. South African media reported a rift had emerged over where Nelson Mandela should be buried, with his grandson Mandla wanting him interred in the village of Mvezo, where the anti-apartheid leader was born, while others supported Qunu, where he grew up.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Meanwhile, South African officials have confirmed that
Indyplus update: Nelson Mandela is 'at peace with himself', says daughter as he remains in 'critical condition'
Monday 24 June 2013
South African president Jacob Zuma asks the country to pray for 'the father of democracy'
Sunday 23 June 2013
Scotland's interim head coach Scott Johnson was pleased to see his team end their tour of South Africa on a high, but acknowledged big strides still need to be made.
Sunday 23 June 2013
The ambulance that was supposed to rush Nelson Mandela to hospital two weeks ago broke down en route, forcing staff to transfer the ailing former president to another vehicle. South African officials confirmed yesterday that the ambulance he was travelling in suffered from "engine trouble".
Monday 17 June 2013
The wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela said today that love and generosity from across the world have brought comfort and hope during the 94-year-old's latest spell in hospital.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Battling Scotland ran out of steam after leading South Africa 17-6 just after half-time, and finally succumbed to a 30-17 defeat yesterday at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
Friday 14 June 2013
Nelson Mandela's health is continuing to improve but the anti-apartheid hero remains in a serious condition, South Africa's president said today.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Former president has been in hospital four times for treatment since December
Nelson Mandela in hospital: South Africa holds its breath once more as co-defendant calls for nation to 'release' its hero
Sunday 09 June 2013
The former president’s co-defendant in trial said there was a possibility he would not be well again
Saturday 08 June 2013
Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital in a “serious but stable” condition as a result of a lung infection.
British and Irish Lions 2013: Queensland Reds are ready to bounce Lions from controversy to calamity
Saturday 08 June 2013
After soft opening game and Healy row, tourists face serious threat against Queensland
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Magistrate Daniel Thulare says behaviour of media outlets could be interpreted as contempt of court
Monday 03 June 2013
The comments, from Arnold Pistorius, uncle of the "Blade Runner", come as the athlete prepares once again to face the public gaze as he returns to court
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Paralympic champions' older brother to face no further action in case of Maria Barnard's death
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Argentinian scored 'rabona' wonder goal for Tottenham in Europa League – see it here
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Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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