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There is not much love around the English club game right now: hard words are being spoken on the vexed subject of European rugby – Nigel Wray, the Saracens chairman, poured an entire pipeline’s worth of petrol on the flames consuming the Heineken Cup on Sunday by declaring that the Premiership teams would be “quite crazy” to stay in the tournament beyond the end of the season – and even harder lessons are being learnt by sides who let their discipline slip. Ask Gloucester, who really copped it in London yesterday and find themselves at the foot of the table as a consequence.
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Calls for a ban on Chinese lanterns are made after one is understood to have started a fire causing £6million in damage
As thousands of Glastonbury festival-goers pack up their tents today they will wade through fields of litter, not mud.
Rescue services are still tackling the fire that broke out in Smethwick on Sunday evening
A French architecture firm has unveiled their new ambitious 'farmscraper' project - six towering structures which promise to change the way that we think about green living.
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As garbage-burning plants proliferate, Britain could end up with too little waste to put in them
Who needs flowerpots? Whether you're planting indoors or on a windowsill, patio or balcony – or even in a garden with (like mine) minimal flowerbed space – take tips from a lovely new book, Teeny, Tiny Gardening by Emma Hardy (£14,99, Cico). It is stuffed with inventive ideas for weeny things you can turn into quirky planters. Such as…