A man is in a 'serious' condition in hospital after he was found with multiple stab wounds in the early hours of this morning (June 20).
Police are appealing for witnesses after they received reports of a man stumbling outside an address close to the Mill Lane-Nene Way junction in Kings Heath.
Northamptonshire Police said the victim had suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest, back and abdomen and was taken to Northampton General Hospital.
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A hate crime investigation has been launched after seven taxi drivers reported being racially abused by two men in Northampton town centre.
Northamptonshire Police said the drivers were waiting for fares in Mercers Row when the two approached the group and became racially offensive.
The first man was 6ft with a stocky build and he had square-rimmed black glasses. He was wearing a blue jumper, cargo trousers and tanned work boots which looked to be steel toe-capped. He also had tattoos on his knuckles, which was in writing.
The second man was white, 6ft with a tanned complexion and white hair. He was wearing a light checked shirt and blue trousers.
Both men spoke with Irish accents and may have been drinking, but not to such an extent they did not know what they were saying or doing.
Police are treating the incident, which happened at 6.50pm on Saturday (June 10), as a hate crime.
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Northampton Saints' fate has been decided for next season's European Champions Cup.
The Saints have been placed in Pool Two and face tough opponents, including reigning champions Saracens and last year's runner's up Clermont Auvergne.
The opening round of the competition starts in October.
Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder says it's a chance for his side to test themselves against the other top teams.
If you want to be in the Champions Cup you’ve got to be prepared to play tough teams and this is what we will have to do,” Mallinder says.
It’s a challenging draw and we know that we’ll have to play at our very best if we are to progress from it. Saracens and Clermont were this year’s Champions Cup finalists and are two of the best teams in Europe, and the Ospreys have plenty of international players, too.
But it is a draw that we can be excited about, because we want to test ourselves against the other top team, and we believe we’ve got a squad that can compete next season.
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Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder praised his team's powers of recovery to secure the final spot for next season's European Champions Cup.
Second half tries from Ben Foden and Ashee Tuala - the latter with the Saints down to thirteen men - helped them overturn a sixteen point deficit against Stade Francais to win 23-22.
The European Challenge Cup winners from Paris looked destined to snatch last night's play-off at Franklin's Gardens when Saints' skipper Tom Wood was dismissed.
Moments after Rory Hutchinson had been sinbinned, referee John Lacey ruled that Wood made contact with the head of Stade full back Djibril Camara in a ruck midway through the second half.
The decision incensed the home fans and their reaction seemed to inspire the Saints. Tuala's touchdown in the corner was followed by Harry Mallinder's conversion from the left hand touchline.
And despite their player advantage Stade Francais couldn't add to the points they scored before half time, including three tries.
Here's Jim Mallinder talking to ITV Angli's Donovan Blake after the game:
And Ben Foden: