England's Rugby squad for the World Cup has been announced.
The squad includes 31 players from 8 Premiership clubs. They open their campaign against Fiji at Twickenham on September 18th.
There are three Northampton Saints players in the squad. Kieran Brookes, Courtney Lawes and Tom Wood.
However there's disappointment for Luther Burrell who misses out on a call up.
Norfolk born brothers Tom and Ben Youngs are both included
“It’s really positive that we have such depth and options to choose from. Selection wasn’t easy and it is tough to leave anyone out but it’s important to stress that the players not in this group are still part of our wider squad and could come in at any point."
There's a fresh warning about catalogue scams after a 103 year old man from Welwyn Garden City became Britain's oldest known scam victim.Read the full story ›
There was damage to at least one home at Winfarthing near Diss today.
One family came home to find what they believe may have been a mini tornado had struck their home.
As well as high winds in places there was also some torrential downpours.
Drains were overflowing, cars were struggling and passers by were getting absolutely drenched.
A 103-year-old man from Hertfordshire has become Britain's oldest known scam victim.Read the full story ›
Nearly 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for a skatepark in Stevenage to be given listed status.
Bowes Lyon skate park was built in the 1970s, when the sport was at the peak of its popularity.
Now some are worried it could be built on if plans to regenerate the town centre go ahead.
The council says their fears are unfounded, and that the skate park is not under threat. However, campaigners say they're acting now before any definite plans are set out.
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Ipswich Town are through to the third round of the Capital One Cup - they beat Doncaster 4-1 this evening. Their reward is a match against Manchester United at Old Trafford
Norwich City beat Rotherham 2-1, They now have a home tie against West Brom or Port Vale
Luton Town took Premier League side Stoke City to extra time and penalties but were knocked out 8-7
MK Dons secured victory in extra time - beating Cardiff 2-1, they will now entertain Southampton in the third round
Northampton were beaten 4-1 by Newcastle at St James' Park
Peterborough also left the competition at the hands of Charlton - also 4-1
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for a 1970s skatepark in Stevenage to be given listed status.
They're worried Bowes Lyon skatepark could be built on if plans to regenerate the town centre go ahead.
The local council says their fears are unfounded, and that the skate park is not under threat
Starting dry and sunny but rain will sweep in across the region during the afternoon. Still feeling warm. Highs 25 deg C.Read the full story ›
Mainly dry with long sunny spells and becoming very warm or hot inland, isolated heavy thunderstorms are possible later.Read the full story ›
A brief blast of heat from the south will push temperatures to 30ºC in places this Saturday before it all ends in thunderstorms.Read the full story ›