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# england - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Why has Leicester gone back into lockdown - and could the same thing happen in an Irish town?

Leicester has had one in ten of all confirmed cases of Covid-19 in England in the past week.

# england - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown

Non-essential shops will be closed from today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to shift focus to the recovery from the pandemic.

# england - Friday 26 June, 2020

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

# england - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

From The42 England rugby boss will no longer sing 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' Review

England rugby boss will no longer sing 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot'

However, Bill Sweeney says it would be ‘very difficult’ to ban the song.

# england - Saturday 20 June, 2020

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

# england - Sunday 7 June, 2020

From The42 Institutionalised racism still a major problem, says John Barnes John Barnes

Institutionalised racism still a major problem, says John Barnes

Liverpool legend calls for people to take individual and collective responsibility to combat racism.

# england - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia NRL

Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia

The 33-year-old played in two Tests for the Lions in 2017.

From The42 Sam Burgess accuses ex-coach Mike Ford of trying to 'sabotage' Stuart Lancaster as England boss Unrest

Sam Burgess accuses ex-coach Mike Ford of trying to 'sabotage' Stuart Lancaster as England boss

Burgess called Ford a ‘snake’ as he opened up about England’s dreadful 2015 World Cup campaign.

# england - Monday 1 June, 2020

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

# england - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From The42 'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over' Irish Abroad

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'

Mark Best spent two years on a development contract with Ulster but never got a senior debut.

# england - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

UK's official coronavirus death toll now at least 41,000 as criticism of care home handling ramps up

Health Secretary Matt Hancock earlier told parliament he was encouraged that care home deaths were falling.

# england - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Former Arsenal captain Kenny Sansom is ill in hospital

Sansom’s Twitter account has confirmed that the former England and Arsenal defender is receiving care. Defender played alongside David O’Leary and Niall Quinn.

From The42 The Irish international who emigrated to Thailand Pastures New

The Irish international who emigrated to Thailand

Sophie Perry on leaving football in England behind to work and set up an academy abroad.

# england - Monday 27 April, 2020

From The42 Some training grounds reopen to players as Premier League targets behind-closed-doors return in June Reports

Some training grounds reopen to players as Premier League targets behind-closed-doors return in June

The English top-flight will return ‘as soon as possible’.

# england - Saturday 25 April, 2020

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19

It is the 5th country in the world to pass the 20,000 mark.

# england - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 Phil Neville to leave role as England boss next summer ahead of rescheduled Euros Lionesses

Phil Neville to leave role as England boss next summer ahead of rescheduled Euros

The FA have confirmed Neville’s departure for July 2021.

# england - Friday 17 April, 2020

From The42 Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter dies aged 76 RIP

Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter dies aged 76

The World Cup-winning defender has passed away having been diagnosed with Covid-19.

# england - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

From The42 'Seaman comes through the mixed zone crying...and one of the journalists starts booing him' BTL

'Seaman comes through the mixed zone crying...and one of the journalists starts booing him'

Miguel Delaney is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

# england - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Four men jailed in England and Wales over the past year following introduction of 'upskirting law'

Data shows the vast majority of the offences took place in supermarkets and shops

# england - Friday 10 April, 2020

Man aged 101 returns home after 'beating Covid-19' at English hospital

Keith Watson was admitted to hospital for surgery last month and tested positive for Covid-19.

# england - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Covid-19: 881 more deaths in the UK as death toll approaches 8,000

The 881 new deaths is fewer than the rise of 938 that was reported yesterday.

# england - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Another 938 deaths have been recorded from Covid-19 in the UK

Authorities across the UK are warning it is too early to consider lifting the restrictions in place on the general population.

# england - Friday 27 March, 2020

James Bond guns worth £100,000 stolen from home in England

Three “irreplaceable” weapons were taken on Monday.

# england - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UK records over 100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as police in England given new powers

Those who ignore tougher restrictions on movement could also be fined.

# england - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season Pandemic

Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season

Irish striker Eoin Doyle on coping with the Covid-19 crisis in Britain and how it has impacted his growing childcare business here.

# england - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension Finances

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

# england - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# england - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Newborn baby tests positive for coronavirus in London

The UK’s approach to developing “herd immunity” has also been criticised.

# england - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased' Not In Line

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'

The England head coach had criticised the referee after their win over Wales.

# england - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Six Nations talking points: Paris postponement, England a disgrace Hot Topics

Six Nations talking points: Paris postponement, England a disgrace

Fate may be in Ireland’s hands but England still seem likeliest to win this year’s championship despite their appalling behaviour.

From The42 Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed CONFIRMED

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed

The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

From The42 Eddie Jones set for showdown contract talks with RFU Crunch Talks

Eddie Jones set for showdown contract talks with RFU

Loud-mouth coach may also face disciplinary action for his comments about ref after Wales match with calls for Joe Marler and Manu Tuilagi to also be banned.

# england - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From The42 As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Ireland’s game is off, but the Six Nations rumbled on and we went minute-by-minute.

# england - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mako Vunipola: exiled by England, selected for Saracens

The prop who travelled home via Hong Kong this week has been picked to play for Saracens tomorrow just days after England considered him too much of a health risk to go into their camp.

From The42 ‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’ Grudge Match

‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’

As Eddie Jones plots revenge against Wales tomorrow, Wayne Pivac refuses to do a Gatland and play mind games with his Aussie rival.

# england - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed BACKLOG

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed

Meanwhile, Munster and Connacht have seen Pro14 visits to Italy postponed.

From The42 Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams Game On

Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams

The pair have missed out on international duty since featuring the World Cup final.

From The42 Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome Covid-19

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome

There was an option to play the fixture behind closed doors, but organisers have moved to postpone it until later in the year.

# england - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

From The42 Virus fears scare England off Mako but Saracens have him back training already Madness

Virus fears scare England off Mako but Saracens have him back training already

Mako Vunipola was told to self-isolate by England after travelling through Hong Kong this week. He will play for Saracens on Saturday.

# england - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash Boost

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.