Sport England coach Stuart Lancaster holds court at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot, Surrey

'I met every player last week one-to-one and, as there were 35 of them, it was a long day'

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Jeremy Warner's Outlook: US again reverses ferret on tanker order

So let me see if I've got this right. Airbus, owned by EADS, is invited to bid for America's biggest defence contract in years, a $40bn order to supply the United States Air Force with refuelling tankers. Only it knows it has little hope of securing the order because whether Airbus comes up with the better tender or not, the Americans will always find a way of awarding the contract to their own homegrown aircraft manufacturer, Boeing.

US oversight office backs Boeing protest over $40bn deal

A US government oversight office plunged one of the defence industry's most lucrative and bitterly contested contracts into chaos yesterday when it backed a protest from Boeing against the US Air Force's decision to award a $40bn (£20.4bn) in-flight refuelling aircraft replacement programme to its European rival EADS.

Tanker drivers' victory emboldens unions to threaten militancy on pay

Pleas by ministers for pay restraint have been met with contempt by the unions, emboldened by the Shell tanker drivers' 14 per cent rise over two years, way above the latest rate of inflation of 3.3 per cent and a remarkable result for the Unite union.

Tanker drivers' deal worth 14% over two years

The deal aimed at ending the bitter fuel tanker drivers' dispute is worth around 14 per cent over two years, it emerged today.

Fuel supplies begin to dry up as hauliers plan second strike

A strike by petrol tanker drivers started to bite yesterday as motorists were urged to stay calm and only drive if absolutely necessary. With the Army on standby and the prospect of a second action next week if talks fail again, hauliers supplying Shell stations walked out at 6am.

Downing St condemns tanker drivers' threat

A planned strike by oil tanker drivers was attacked by Downing Street today as motorists were urged not to start panic buying.

Clarkson fires its chief executive

Clarkson, the world's largest shipping broker, yesterday fired its chief executive just a day after it was forced to make its second provision this year against a $67m (£34m) legal dispute with Sovcomflot, the Russian state-owned tanker giant.

Work to close oil pipeline under way

Preparations are under way for the possible closure of a pipeline that delivers 30% of the UK's daily oil output, BP said today.

EADS profit forecasts worry investors

Louis Gallois, the chief executive of EADS, has failed to convince the market that the aerospace and defence giant had finally put the worst behind it.

Rescuers battle 'horrendous' weather to tow tanker

Rescue workers were battling "horrendous" weather today as they towed a stricken tanker with 13 crew aboard to safety.

Boeing considers appeal after losing $35bn contract to EADS

US aerospace giant Boeing is considering appealing against the Pentagon's surprise decision to award a $35bn (£17.6bn) aircraft contract to its rivals Northrop Grumman and EADS.

Migrants are found 'dying' in tanker

The first sign that something was wrong inside the large tanker parked under a flyover came at 8.15am yesterday when Pete Hobbs and his colleagues heard a faint banging. Then as they approached the lorry, the plaintive cries from inside became audible. They said: "Help us. We're dying."

Tanker driver held over 'people trafficking'

The driver of a tanker found carrying eight suspected illegal immigrants was arrested today on suspicion of people trafficking.

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