After an unexpectedly close and nervous final, New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 1987.
Having dispatched with the French comfortably already this tournament, New Zealand look well on course to take only their second Rugby World Cup this weekend – though France will be hoping to spring yet another unexpected surprise.
After a bitterly disappointing defeat to France, England’s rugby team heads home with questions to answer about performance on the pitch and misdemeanours off it.
England’s players (and especially Mike Tindall, pictured) have a point to prove in Saturday’s match against Romania, as their performances thus far, both on and off the field, have left something to be desired.
As Bob Turner gains control of the 9th district in NYC and Obama tours the nation to promote his jobs bill, the outlook is becoming bleaker for Obama and his party. Will he continue to lose seats to the Republicans to eventually lose the next presidential election? Or should he not worry about losing the 9th district of NYC, one of the United States’ more diverse cities?