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Northampton Saints secure place in the Champions Cup

The Northampton Saints have secured their place in the Champions Cup. Credit: ITV News Central

The Northampton Saints have secured their place in the Champions Cup with a dramatic win against Stade Francais at Franklins Gardens.

They won the play-off final with a last minute try.

23 - 22 was the final score, meaning Saints will compete in the top flight of European rugby for a ninth successive season.

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Special Constable in court for string of offences

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A Special Police Constable from Leicester was due to appear in court today.

SPC Shahib Asan, who is 21, has been charged with criminal damage, harassment, two counts of intent to pervert the course of justice and possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious gas.

The offences are alleged to have happened between August 2016 and April 2017.

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