"Poor, poor Paris. Killed by complacency," opines Niall Ferguson (Sunday Times, 15 November 2015). This is Ferguson's parting
I'm not saying I have a gift but I have correctly predicted the winner of the Great British Bake Off four years in a row. Does this mean I should be given Paul Hollywood's job? They've asked but I told them it was important that the judging maintained its gender balance.
England's World Cup hopes have taken a further knock with the arrest of one of their star players. Fly-half Danny Cipriani
The Barbarians is time honoured tradition and one that every player of any age or stage in their career hopes to be a part of. From World Cup Winners to British and Irish Lions' legends, running out for Barbarians is on the to do list for every single player in the world of rugby and only a few are fortunate enough to receive the call up and wear the black and white hoops.
Danny Cipriani is set to make his first appearance in an England squad since 2008 when head coach Stuart Lancaster names
What are we? English? Welsh? British? Are we bothered? Most of the time our "identity", national, religious or whatever, probably isn't at the top of our list of concerns. But sometimes circumstances come along which make us less secure in ourselves, less able to take our place in the world quite so much for granted.
Mervyn Davies--a crucial member of the two finest rugby teams ever assembled, the 1971 and 1974 British Lions, and of the all-time XV of any rugby fan with sense--has died of cancer. To the special men who played with him in those legendary Lions sides, his death was not a surprise.