The Press Association reports that Stuart Lancaster's appointment as England head coach will be confirmed by the Rugby Football Union this afternoon. If confirmed, his appointment would follow a spell as interim head coach, during which he led England to second place in the RBS 6 Nations.
More top news
The mayor of Paris has called for a black feminist festival in the French capital to be banned because it "prohibited white people".
More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a major crackdown on the practice.
Tougher sentences will be handed out to perpetrators of domestic violence against children under plans being set out by the Conservatives.