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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Monday 21 June 2010
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Wednesday 02 June 2010
Argentina captain Javier Mascherano has defended his national team's decision to arrive early in South Africa for the World Cup finals.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert: Politician and activist in the vanguard of the struggle against apartheid
Wednesday 19 May 2010
Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert was one of the big beasts of apartheid-era politics, best-known for abandoning parliament in 1986 to liaise with the exiled African National Congress. He had burst on to the South African political scene 12 years earlier when he pulled off an upset in the all-white general election by winning the Cape constituency of Rondebosch for Helen Suzman's Progressive Party, beating a segregationist incumbent.
Friday 07 May 2010
South African police have broken up a plot by white supremacists to plant explosives in black townships, the police minister said yesterday, just a month after the murder of a prominent white separatist.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
Four Britons escaped uninjured today after a restored vintage train carrying tourists on a luxury rail safari derailed in South Africa, killing two people.
Friday 16 April 2010
South Africa's World Cup ticketing problems continued yesterday when police had to deal with angry supporters frustrated by long waits to purchase seats for this summer's finals. It soured a positive response to the first day of over-the-counter sales as organisers seek to sell half-a-million tickets and stimulate interest within the host nation.
Monday 05 April 2010
Friday 05 February 2010
Wednesday 03 February 2010
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Stade Francais prop David Attoub has been handed a 70-week ban for eye gouging by an independent judicial officer.
Tuesday 15 December 2009
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Alastair Cook made the most of England's short ration of cricket, before the inevitable rain intervened to limit the tourists to less than half of the first day at Buffalo Park.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 4 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace