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# england - Friday 27 March, 2020

From James Bond guns worth £100,000 stolen from home in England A View To A Kill

James Bond guns worth £100,000 stolen from home in England

Three “irreplaceable” weapons were taken on Monday.

# england - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From UK records over 100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as police in England given new powers Coronavirus

UK records over 100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as police in England given new powers

Those who ignore tougher restrictions on movement could also be fined.

# england - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season

Irish striker Eoin Doyle on coping with the Covid-19 crisis in Britain and how it has impacted his growing childcare business here.

# england - Friday 20 March, 2020

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

# england - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

From 'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis Covid19

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# england - Saturday 14 March, 2020

From Newborn baby tests positive for coronavirus in London North Middlesex

Newborn baby tests positive for coronavirus in London

The UK’s approach to developing “herd immunity” has also been criticised.

# england - Thursday 12 March, 2020

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'

The England head coach had criticised the referee after their win over Wales.

# england - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six Nations talking points: Paris postponement, England a disgrace

Fate may be in Ireland’s hands but England still seem likeliest to win this year’s championship despite their appalling behaviour.

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed

The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Eddie Jones set for showdown contract talks with RFU

Loud-mouth coach may also face disciplinary action for his comments about ref after Wales match with calls for Joe Marler and Manu Tuilagi to also be banned.

# england - Saturday 7 March, 2020

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Ireland’s game is off, but the Six Nations rumbled on and we went minute-by-minute.

# england - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mako Vunipola: exiled by England, selected for Saracens

The prop who travelled home via Hong Kong this week has been picked to play for Saracens tomorrow just days after England considered him too much of a health risk to go into their camp.

‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’

As Eddie Jones plots revenge against Wales tomorrow, Wayne Pivac refuses to do a Gatland and play mind games with his Aussie rival.

# england - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed

Meanwhile, Munster and Connacht have seen Pro14 visits to Italy postponed.

Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams

The pair have missed out on international duty since featuring the World Cup final.

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome

There was an option to play the fixture behind closed doors, but organisers have moved to postpone it until later in the year.

# england - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Virus fears scare England off Mako but Saracens have him back training already

Mako Vunipola was told to self-isolate by England after travelling through Hong Kong this week. He will play for Saracens on Saturday.

# england - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery

The prop recently flew back to England from Tonga, via Hong Kong.

# england - Monday 2 March, 2020

Can’t get his game for Exeter - called up today for England

Jones’ plucks Jack Maunder out of obscurity while Mako Vunipola is also back in the fold after being away on family business.

# england - Friday 28 February, 2020

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

# england - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Governments will step in and make call on Italy-England game

March 14 game between the two countries remains on for now – but the Italian and British governments will have the final say.

# england - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Tangles at Twickenham, bringing 'the edge', and a conversation with O'Connell

23-year-old James Ryan was particularly aggressive as Ireland lost to England on Sunday.

'If Murray is playing that first half for England, he's probably man of the match'

Ireland lock James Ryan says the forwards need to make life easier for Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton.

Mako Vunipola to miss Wales game as Watson returns

Eddie Jones is planning without the giant prop for their crucial round four game in Twickenham.

We can still win this year's Six Nations, says Andy Farrell

Ireland coach was hurt by Sunday’s defeat to England but still thinks his side can have a say in this year’s championship.

# england - Monday 24 February, 2020

Analysis: England's clever kicking pressures Sexton and Stockdale into errors

The English intelligently picked apart Ireland’s defence with some clever touches.

TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show

While the Irish public rushed to blame the U2 frontman, the pundits worryingly found plenty of different issues on the pitch.

# england - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Healy injured in Ireland defeat but Farrell feels bench players 'did really well'

The Ireland boss will now consider making changes for the clash with Italy in two weekends’ time.

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland

The 34-year-old missed his two kicks at goal and made an error for England’s opening try.

'I don't need vindication... some of you guys are so clever' - Eddie Jones

The England boss said his side’s win over Ireland could have been declared at half-time.

'We have to take a long, hard look at ourselves'

Robbie Henshaw found it hard to spin positives out of Ireland’s loss in London.

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men Bad

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men

Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England

Adam Griggs’ side were outclassed and suffered their first defeat of the year.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Andy Farrell’s resurgent Ireland faced the World Cup finalists.

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# england - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission

The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.

England primed for bruising encounter against Ireland's 'big pack' in London

Courtney Lawes was sporting a huge shiner at the English captain’s run today.

'This game isn't just about rugby, it's about Irishness, we have to win'

What Ireland’s date with England means to the men who’ve played in the fixture, the country’s leading historian and the emigrant who ended up in Downing Street.

Friends, ferocious competitors, captains, family men - Sexton and Farrell

The Ireland and England leaders are remarkably similar personalities and players.

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