Ben Youngs is Steve Borthwick’s sentimental selection to face Argentina in England’s bronze match as No 9 calls time on a resilient international career in his 127th Test

By Nik Simon for MailOnline Published: 00:38 BST, 27 October 2023 | Updated: 00:38 BST, 27 October 2023 Back in Norfolk, where a painting of Ben Youngs covers the entire clubhouse wall at Holt Rugby Club, they will stand to salute their No 9 on Friday night. That is where Youngs made his first steps … Read more

Nearly half of Brits are cutting back on treats ahead of Christmas, report shows – with spending in restaurants dropping 11% on last year in the latest sign of cost of living pressures

Hard-up restaurants were dealt a further blow in September, as cash-conscious Britons chose to cut back on eating out in the runup to Christmas. A consumer survey carried out by Barclays found 44 per cent of respondents were dispensing with treats, with dining out the biggest sacrifice at 60 per cent.  Overall spending in restaurants … Read more

Scotland star Dave Cherry ruled out of Rugby World Cup after falling down the STAIRS at their team hotel, leaving him concussed

By Ap and Ed Carruthers For Mailonline Published: 13:57 BST, 14 September 2023 | Updated: 14:01 BST, 14 September 2023 A freak incident in the team hotel has ruled Scotland hooker Dave Cherry out of his first Rugby World Cup. Cherry suffered a concussion on Monday – a team day off – when he slipped … Read more