England's leading clubs may not know who the hell they will be playing next season, thanks to the latest rampant outbreak of political squabbling over Europe, but the uncertainty has not stopped London Irish negotiating a bright new future for themselves. The Exiles, badly strapped for cash in recent seasons, are on the point of confirming a takeover by a consortium headed by an Irish businessman, Mick Crossan, who made his pile in recycling and waste management.
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Friday 31 May 2013
A small bomb has been discovered in Northern Ireland.
Thursday 30 May 2013
The UK is on track for its coldest spring for more than 50 years following another fortnight of below average temperatures, according to provisional figures from the Met Office.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
From wakeboarding in Sussex to photography is Cornwall, here's how to get busy this summer
Monday 27 May 2013
East Anglia got the summeriest weather, with highs approaching 18C
Saturday 25 May 2013
The Undertones have earned a place in the history of Derry, so when a piece of music was sought with the aim of presenting a harmonious front to the world there was only one choice. Bring on the fiddles, the bodhrans and the pipe-band snare drums and let “Teenage Kicks” begin ....
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Keir Starmer defies Home Secretary with insistence that ‘blanket rule’ on arrest is wrong
Monday 20 May 2013
The head of the policing operation for next month’s G8 summit said that attacks from dissident republicans were likely to continue in Northern Ireland despite thousands of extra police officers being brought in.
Monday 20 May 2013
Eric Schmidt wasl not be grilled on corporate taxes when he visited No 10 but former executive says he has 100,000 emails showing how search giant has ‘cheated’ UK taxpayers
Sunday 19 May 2013
Miles-long fence and roadside checkpoints among measures to protect world leaders
Saturday 18 May 2013
What is believed to be a bomb found by police investigating the attempt to murder three officers in West Belfast has been taken away, police said.
Labour peer Lord Falconer to table assisted dying Bill that could allow adults with less than six months to live to request help to end their lives
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Opponents say changing the law could put vulnerable people under pressure 'not to be a burden on others'
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