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‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Cyprus mosaic

Image copyright AFP Image caption Arthur Brand says tracking down the mosaic felt very special The man nicknamed “the Indiana Jones of the art world” has done it again – this time tracking down a precious sixth-Century mosaic stolen from Cyprus. Finding the 1,600-year-old piece in a flat in Monaco had felt very special, Dutchman Arthur Brand said. He handed the work over to the Cypriot embassy in The Hague on Friday. Mr Brand has achieved fame recovering stolen artwork since 2015 when he found Hitler’s Horses – two Nazi…

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England’s Eddie Jones: ‘Fired-up’ Japan was what we wanted

England 35-15 Japan: Second-half tries from Cokanasiga and Hartley give England victory Eddie Jones says he was pleased Japan were “fired up” by his pre-match claim that they should “pray, pray, pray” before meeting his England team. “That is exactly what we wanted. We wanted Japan to be at their best,” the head coach told BBC Radio 5 live. “We didn’t underestimate them at all. We knew it was a tough game.” Japan coach Jamie Joseph said his players were “highly motivated” by Jones’ comments in the build-up. “It fired…

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England 35-15 Japan: Eddie Jones’ side hold off spirited visitors

Bath winger Joe Cokanasiga, 21, scored England’s third try on debut Autumn internationals: England v Japan England: (10) 35 Tries: Care, Wilson, Cokanasiga, Hartley Cons: Ford (3) Pens: Ford 2, Daly Japan:(15) 15 Tries: Nakamura, Leitch Cons: Tamura Pens: Tamura Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two and online at 19:30 GMT England ran in three second-half tries to come from behind and beat an inspired Japan on a testing afternoon at Twickenham. Japan had been in front 15-10 at half-time, a lead fully deserved after tries from Ryoto Nakamura and captain…

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Grace Jones, 112, heard singing as WW1 ended

The oldest person alive in Britain says people were “screaming, laughing and singing” when they knew World War One had ended. Sunday marks 100 years since the 1918 Armistice which ended the war. Grace Jones, 112, has strong memories of the joy that spread across the nation, but also recalls the sorrow of losing her brother and the start of the war. Source link

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England v New Zealand: We want to make the movie – Eddie Jones on beating the All Blacks

England last beat the All Blacks 38-21 in 2012 England v New Zealand Venue: Twickenham Date: 10 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 14:30), live text on BBC Sport website and highlights on BBC Two from 19:30 GMT. Head coach Eddie Jones wants his England team to “make the movie” rather than sit and watch it when they host New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday. England face the All Blacks for the first time in four years, looking for a first victory…

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Owen Farrell: England fly-half ‘doesn’t get same protection from referees’, says Eddie Jones

Owen Farrell has taken part in tailored fitness sessions this week as England prepare to face the All Blacks England v New Zealand Venue: Twickenham. Date: 10 November. Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 14:30) and live text commentary on BBC Sport website. Highlights on BBC Two at 19:30 GMT. England head coach Eddie Jones believes “warrior” co-captain Owen Farrell does not get the same protection from referees as other fly-halves. Farrell picked up a hip injury in Saturday’s win over South Africa…

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NFL notebook: Jones says no coaching changes in Dallas

Head coach Jason Garrett and offensive coordinator Scott Linehan are likely to finish the 2018 season with the Dallas Cowboys, owner Jerry Jones said late Monday night. FILE PHOTO: Jerry Jones, owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Richard Brian/File Photo “I very candidly didn’t see this coming,” Jones said following his team’s 28-14 home loss to Tennessee on Monday Night Football after coming off a bye week. “I thought we would be sitting here with a positive…

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Cowboys’ Jones not planning coaching changes

FILE PHOTO: Jul 26, 2018; Oxnard, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reacts during training camp at River Ridge Fields. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Head coach Jason Garrett and offensive coordinator Scott Linehan are likely to finish the 2018 season with the Dallas Cowboys. Owner Jerry Jones, while confessing he was befuddled by Monday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans coming out of a bye week, said he was disappointed his team looked tired and failed to deliver in the second half. But Jones also indicated he is…

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England 12-11 South Africa: Eddie Jones’ side battle to victory at Twickenham

South Africa’s Sbu Nkosi scored the only try of the match Autumn internationals: England 12-11 South Africa England: (6) 12 Pens: Farrell 3, Daly South Africa: (8) 11 Try: Nkosi; Pens: Pollard 2 Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two and online at 19:30 GMT England made it successive wins over South Africa with a hard-fought victory in their opening autumn international at Twickenham. Owen Farrell’s 72nd-minute penalty proved to be decisive after England’s pack got the better of the Boks at a scrum. Sbu Nkosi scored the only try of the…

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Seann Walsh and Katya Jones voted off Strictly after kiss controversy

Image caption Walsh and Jones ended up in the dance-off after a low-scoring Viennese waltz Seann Walsh, who was photographed kissing his dance partner Katya Jones outside a pub, has been eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing. The comedian’s time on the show was overshadowed by controversy after the pictures were published in the Sun on Sunday three weeks ago. The revelation led to the end of his relationship with actress Rebecca Humphries. Walsh said “bar the last few weeks” it was the “best experience of my life”. After a low-scoring…

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