In two months time England will have played their first game of the tournament and today the trophy was on display for fans in Birmingham.Read the full story ›
Thousands of rugby fans from have been out in the sunshine to catch a glimpse of the Rugby World Cup, as it started its weekend tour.Read the full story ›
With England playing host to the Rugby World Cup this year, the Wistow Maze in Leicestershire has been inspired to create its own sporting tribute.
Open to the public for the first time this weekend, the new maze design has been created in the shape of a Rugby player scoring a try, with the trophy in the top left hand corner.
It's more than three miles long and the winding pathways snake through eight acres of corn plants.
It's estimated that up to 15,000 people visit the tourist attraction in the area each year.
As England prepares to host the Rugby World Cup, the Webb Ellis Trophy is on tour in the West Midlands.
Former World Cup winner Jason Leonard, at Hereford Cathedral, gets
his hands on the trophy he won in 2003 as part of England's winning
Fans will also have the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the Cup at Sixways in Worcester this afternoon and at a party in Telford at 6pm this evening.
With England hosting this year's Rugby World Cup, Leicestershire's famous Wistow Maze has been created in the shape of a Rugby Player (scoring a try) this year.
It opens to the public tomorrow and features over three miles of intricate pathways carved through 8 acres of living corn.
Leicester's King Power Stadium and Villa Park will host games during the tournament which gets underway in September.
The Rugby World Cup Trophy tour arrives in the Midlands for the first time today. The Webb Ellis Cup will be at Kingsholm in Gloucester, home of Gloucester Rugby Club and one of three grounds in the Midlands to host games during the tournament later this year.
Find out when the trophy is coming to your area here.
Rugby-based band Speak, Brother are launching their Rugby World Cup song today in the town. They're hoping it will encourage supporters to get behind England. But what do you think of it? Have a listen to the clip below and vote in our poll.
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A woman has reported being sexually assaulted on a road near to Rugby at around 11.30pm on Friday 26 June.
The woman driver was travelling in the direction of Rugby on the B4453, when a black Audi A4 with a '59' registration plate indicated her to pull over.
A man got out of the Audi and then raped the woman who is in her 30s.
A full investigation has launched and initial lines of inquiry suggest that this man was not a police officer.
We appreciate the alarm that this may cause to both drivers and people living in the Warwickshire area, however our initial lines of inquiry suggest that this man is not a police officer."
Anyone who was in the area at this time or who may have seen a vehicle being stopped by a black Audi, should contact police immediately on 101 quoting reference 508 of 26 June.
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