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Ireland take big step towards title with England win

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DUBLIN - Ireland took a major step towards retaining their Six Nations title with a pulsating 19-9 victory over England on Sunday to become the only side to win their opening three games.

Too soon to call Sexton, O'Brien injuries - Ireland coach 8:00pm GMT

DUBLIN - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said it was too early to say how serious Johnny Sexton's injured hamstring and Sean O'Brien's concussion are after the two key players failed to finish the 19-9 Six Nations victory over England on Sunday.

99 not out, O'Connell relishes final Irish days 7:49pm GMT

DUBLIN - After Ireland bid a memorable farewell to Brian O'Driscoll last year, there was a sense that another emotional goodbye may be nearing on Sunday when Paul O'Connell left the pitch holding hands with his young son Paddy.

Rugby-Too soon to call Sexton, O'Brien injuries - Ireland coach 7:45pm GMT

DUBLIN, March 1 - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said it was too early to say how serious Johnny Sexton's injured hamstring and Sean O'Brien's concussion are after the two key players failed to finish the 19-9 Six Nations victory over England on Sunday.

Rugby-99 not out, O'Connell relishes final Irish days 7:30pm GMT

DUBLIN, March 1 - After Ireland bid a memorable farewell to Brian O'Driscoll last year, there was a sense that another emotional goodbye may be nearing on Sunday when Paul O'Connell left the pitch holding hands with his young son Paddy.

Six Nations still up for grabs, Ireland and England agree 6:52pm GMT

DUBLIN - After a game billed as a potential championship decider, the Ireland and England coaches insisted that the Six Nations was still very much up for grabs after Joe Schmidt's side prevailed on Sunday.

Rugby-Six Nations still up for grabs, Ireland and England agree 6:40pm GMT

DUBLIN, March 1 - After a game billed as a potential championship decider, the Ireland and England coaches insisted that the Six Nations was still very much up for grabs after Joe Schmidt's side prevailed on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-Rugby-Ireland take big step towards title with England win 5:20pm GMT

* England pay price for mistakes (Adds Schmidt, Lancaster quotes)

Rugby-Holders Ireland subdue England with 19-9 win 4:47pm GMT

DUBLIN, March 1 - Ireland took a major step towards retaining their Six Nations title with a pulsating 19-9 victory over England on Sunday to become the only side to win their opening three games of the championship.

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Harrington holds lead at Honda as play abandoned 28 Feb 2015

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida - Ireland's Padraig Harrington held the lead after the second round of the Honda Classic on Saturday with play abandoned in the afternoon because of severe rain.

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'Jihadi John' part of network linked to failed London bombers - court papers

LONDON - Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi, identified as 'Jihadi John', was a member of a network in contact with one of the men convicted of trying to bomb the British capital's underground railway in 2005, according to the government.