France captain Antoine Dupont has undergone surgery on a facial injury and will now rejoin Les Bleus’ Rugby World Cup squad. The French Federation (FFR) confirmed the news on Saturday morning, but did not state whether Dupont would play again at the tournament. The 26-year-old sustained the injury in Thursday's 96-0 record win against Namibia in a head-to-head clash with opposing captain Johan Deysel, whose initial yellow card was upgraded to a red.
Seeing our lives packed into around 100 large clear plastic boxes stacked neatly (for now at least) in a stable in a rental property in north Devon is at the same time both weird, and also strangely liberating.
As the leaves begin to change and October approaches, so does another golden opportunity for a family getaway. And while the autumn half-term holiday may only be a week long, this short window offers a great chance to find some sun or fun before the winter takes hold.
Views to and from one of the country’s most complete 11th century fortresses would be ruined, it has been claimed, if a developer is granted consent to build a housing estate on a prominent farmland site outside agreed development limits.
A missing two-year-old girl who got lost in the woods near her home was found asleep on one of her two family dogs like a furry pillow - while the other "kept her safe". "She laid down and used one of the dogs as a pillow, and the other dog laid right next to her and kept her safe," lieutenant Mark Giannunzio said.