News just in. South Africa and Italy have lost out to England for the right to stage the Rugby World Cup in 2015. A fred-hot tip for travelling Bok fans: you have six years to practise on your vuvuzelas to drown out that abominable “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” ditty that the Poms have colonised from the Caribbean.
The Beeb online has all the bad news. Heavens to Betsy!