England

New England's Most Superb Scenic Drive

New Hampshire's National Scenic Byway with the tongue-twister name—the Kancamagus Highway—is New England's most superb scenic drive. You can call it …

Road Trips

Aviva Premiership, Exeter Chiefs v Wasps: Live updates

2:24PM<p>Wasps hoping to bounce back<p>Rare home defeat for Wasps last weekend at Harlequins, their first in two years in the league in fact, and how Dai Young's men will want to produce a response.<p>Not forgetting either the agony of last season's Premiership final. Remember how that turned out here.<p>1:12PM<p>…

Rugby Union

Roy Hodgson is back in the Premier League at 70 – how will he fare?

We won’t mention England.<p>I do like it when young men get a chance, when their career appears to be over then bingo, they are back at the top. I often …

Soccer

The Historic Childhood Home And Birthplace Of The Brontë Sisters In Thornton, West Yorkshire Is Up For Sale

The dream of many a literary aficionado has just come true as the childhood home of the Brontë sisters, located in the village of Thornton in West …

West Yorkshire

Marcus Smith the flower in Eddie Jones’ blossoming England vision

Head coach wants more attacking ingenuity in his team to close the gap on the All Blacks and he will cast his net wide to find exceptional talents<p>Eddie Jones has given himself a licence to skill. The coach who plucked Matt Giteau from the obscurity of club rugby in Canberra at the start of the …

Sport (UK)

Match Report: Harlequins 28 Leicester Tigers 31

Leicester Tigers picked up their second straight Aviva Premiership Rugby win as they beat Harlequins 31-28 in a breathless, high-quality affair at …

Rugby Union

Jones confident in England’s style

• Jones says England must continue to build squad<br>• 33-man training squad named for Oxford camp<p><b>England head coach Eddie Jones says they will focus on</b> …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones will not look to rugby league for World Cup X-factor

Eddie Jones has vowed he will not look to rugby league to bolster his England squad as he searches for the X-factor to win Rugby World Cup 2019.<p>Stuart Lancaster, who was England head coach at the 2015 tournament, gambled on including league convert Sam Burgess in his squad to solve his midfield …

Rugby Union

Crystal Palace injury news: Roy Hodgson confirms Christian Benteke suffers 'ligament damage'

Hodgson has ruled out Benteke for Palace's trip to Manchester United on 30 September.<p>Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Christian …

English Premier League

Poll: Which manager will leave his post first?

Manager<p>Notes<p>Rafa Benitez<p>Three wins in a row but a fractious relationship with owner Mike Ashley<p>Slaven Bilic<p>In the relegation zone and with no …

Sports

Saracens 41 Sale Sharks 13: Injury to Billy Vunipola overshadows Saracens win

Despite securing a bonus point win, Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall cut a gloomy figure in the aftermath of his side’s 41-13 victory over Sale Sharks as the game was soured by the injury of Billy Vunipola.<p>It was cruel timing for the England number eight who had recently marked his return …

Rugby Union

Bath Rugby vs Newcastle Falcons - Summary - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 23 Sep, 2017

Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter wants to lay down a marker against Wasps when last season's Aviva Premiership finalists meet at Sandy Park on …

Rugby Union

Guardiola urges City to maintain goal blitz

2017-09-24 10:03<p>Pep Guardiola (Getty Images)<p>Manchester - <b>Pep Guardiola</b> challenged his <b>Manchester City</b> stars to keep firing on all cylinders as they …

Soccer

Sunday Social: Strike a pose

• Clifford replaces Vunipola in training squad<br>• Jones confident in England future<p><b>Who is tweeting, posting or sharing? Here is the best of social media</b> …

Rugby Union

Top 10 autumn breaks in small UK towns and cities

We asked nature writers to choose their favourite market town or small city for a late-season break. Plus 10 more autumn breaks in the UK countryside<p><b>Knaresborough, North Yorkshire</b><p>School holidays saw my mother and me visiting my grandmother in Starbeck, a suburb of posh Harrogate, on the way to the …

United Kingdom

Top 10 autumn breaks in the UK countryside

We asked nature writers for their favourite slice of glorious golden countryside for an autumnal break Plus 10 more seasonal breaks in UK market towns and small cities<p><b>Romney Marsh, Kent</b><p>There’s not a great deal to look at. But that’s why you come to the marsh, to marvel at the absence not only of …

United Kingdom

Gorgeous log cabins for a cosy break just a short drive from Liverpool

There’s nothing like cosying up on a chilly autumn or winter evening.<p>Now imagine getting comfy after a day exploring woodland in Shropshire or a …

UK News

Crystal Palace set English record for worst-ever start to season

The Eagles have now lost an unprecedented six league games in a row without scoring to begin the season<p>Crystal Palace set a very unwanted record with their 5-0 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday.<p>With their loss at the Etihad Stadium, the Eagles became the first side in English professional …

English Premier League

England will play ‘unpopular’ rugby to win the World Cup, insists Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones says he is not afraid to make his England team play “unpopular” rugby in order to win the 2019 World Cup.<p>The England head coach, who …

Sport (UK)

Premiership: Stories to look out for ahead of round four

• Meet Premiership hero Marcus Watson<br>• Tries and reaction from round three here<p><b>With three rounds of Aviva Premiership fixtures now complete it is the</b> …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones spells out his terms as England take first step to Japan 2019

National coach has named a slimmed-down training squad and omitted Joseph, Haskell and Sinckler, three of the summer’s British & Irish Lions<p>For every England rugby coach there are three steps to heaven: identify the best players, decide how to harness their collective talents and then pursue every …

Sport (UK)

The 10 Coolest Covered Bridges in New Hampshire

01 of 10<p>It's the only New England covered bridge with the power to transport you to another state. And it's not just New Hampshire's longest covered …

United Kingdom

'At home would be better' - Guardiola looking for Aguero to break City record at the Etihad

The Argentine can become the club's new record scorer if he nets a hat-trick on Saturday, but his manager sees no rushPep Guardiola hopes Sergio …

Soccer

Eddie Jones on why Marcus Smith isn’t the next Jonny Wilkinson yet but could be by the 2019 World Cup

Eddie Jones says he is happy with England’s preparations for the next World Cup, but has just one wish ahead of 2019: for a player with X-factor to …

Sport (UK)

Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holy hometown, Batman!<p>A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of …

Business

The Best Corn Mazes in Massachusetts

Take a trip outside Boston for some classic fall fun.<p>September 22, 2017, 12:14 p.m.<p>Mike’s Maze 2017 / Photo courtesy of Warner Farms<p>Looking to get …

Boston

Gloucester 24 Worcester 19: Cherry and Whites deepen Warriors gloom

Worcester Warriors’ woes continued as they notched up their fourth consecutive loss of the season to local rivals Gloucester, leaving Gary Gold’s charges still winless.<p>But they did manage to secure their first Premiership point, as they secured a losing bonus point after putting in a gutsy …

Sport (UK)

Gloucester Rugby vs Worcester Warriors - Commentary - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 22 Sep, 2017

Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter wants to lay down a marker against Wasps when last season's Aviva Premiership finalists meet at Sandy Park on …

Rugby Union

Who is Marcus Smith and why is everyone, including Eddie Jones, so excited about him?

Quick feet, crisp passing, pace, intelligent kicking, interceptions and even breakdown skills. All are on show in a YouTube package detailing the highlights of Marcus Smith's displays for Brighton College and Harlequins Academy last season.<p>As of yesterday, the video had garnered just over 63,000 …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones omits four British and Irish Lions from England's three-day training camp

Jonathan Joseph is among four British and Irish Lions omitted from England's squad for their three-day training camp in Oxford.<p>George Kruis, Kyle …

Sport (UK)