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If Andy Goode held his head in his hands as the final whistle blew, who could blame him?

Wasps 15 Harlequins 16 match report: Andy Goode's agonising late miss sums up Wasps' day

This was not what the lawmakers or more than 60,000 spectators wanted. The start and the finish, yes, plenty of excitement there but the intervening period demonstrated that the new scrummage criteria have yet to bed in and the sumptuous entertainment these two clubs laid on in the 2012 double header was completely absent.

Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill is suspended for nine matches over his conduct in the Premiership final

Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill claims RFU have set a dangerous precedent that he expects to be maintained

Tigers director of rugby was banned for using foul and abusive language and expects anyone who swears in the future to face the same punishment

Shoppers in Richmond can now pay using their phones

PayPal launches phone payment app using customer's face

The system in being piloted in Richmond

More arrests in Sussex fracking protest

Police arrested two anti-fracking campaigners during a third day of protests at the West Sussex village of Balcombe yesterday.

Police appeal for witnesses after sunbathing woman is sexually assaulted in London park

Woman had fallen asleep while listening to music with her headphones on and was awoken by the attack

Extra: More events from Hidden Treasures 2013

The list below provides more information about a selection of the Hidden Treasures events from across the country.

Fans pack Murray Mound to cheer on the British number one

Wimbledon 2013: More like Glastonbury than Murray Mound after Andy Murray progresses to semi-final over five sets

What was once known as Henman Hill looked worse for wear yesterday

Brian Barwick with Fabio Capello during his time at the FA

Brian Barwick: Rugby Football League gets a chairman who says the unthinkable

Brian Barwick, the new boss of the RFL, tells Dave Hadfield he wouldn't mind a Super League with no London club

Aubrey Woods obituary: Much-loved character actor whose work ranged from Dickens to Dahl

His London stage debut was at the cutting edge, in Brooks' 'Men Without Shadows'
Health check: Anne-Marie Duff consults the doctor in Strange Interlude

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The National Theatre has taken the slog out of the Eugene O'Neill marathon melodrama that was fodder for Groucho Marx

Kentucky Derby winner Orb is one of the favourites for today’s Belmont Stakes in New York

Sun Central has the pedigree to shine over longer trip

Between Epsom last weekend, and Royal Ascot on Tuesday week, an inevitable suspension of quality today produces one of the quieter Saturdays in the calendar.

British & Irish Lions: There must be no pause for breath against Barbarians

The Barbarians will have to turn in one hell of a performance in 80-degree evening heat to persuade a veritable army of critics that this peculiarly misplaced opening fixture of the British and Irish Lions 125th anniversary tour was not a lot more trouble than it was worth.

Jamie Roberts, the Lions centre, poses on top of the Grand Hyatt hotel after the British and Lions media session on May 31, 2013 in Hong Kong
Leicester's Steve Mafi, Vereniki Goneva, Logovi'i Mulipola and Manu Tuilagi with the trophy

Match report Leicester 37-17 Northampton: Tigers triumph in Premiership final as Dylan Hartley sees red

Dylan Hartley was sent off in the first half as Leicester Tigers were crowned Premiership Champions with a 37-17 victory at Twickenham.

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