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Prisoners in England to be taught code

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reoffending costs the UK government billions of pounds each year The government is to fund a scheme that will see “carefully vetted” prisoners taught to code in order to better prepare them for the world of work. The project is part of a £1.2m effort to increase the digital skills of people from disadvantaged …

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Paul Merson: Former England midfielder thanks fans after revealing gambling addiction

As well as Arsenal, Merson also played for Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth and Walsall Former England midfielder Paul Merson says he is “taking one day at a time” after revealing he is again struggling with gambling addiction. Merson, 50, who is a regular TV pundit, said his life has “fallen apart” due to gambling on upcoming ITV documentary Harry’s Heroes: …

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Six Nations 2019: Scotland make six changes for England game

Wales beat Scotland 18-11 to edge closer to the Grand Slam title Six Nations 2019: England v Scotland Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 16 March Kick-off: 17:00 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio Scotland, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app Flanker Hamish Watson returns to the Scotland XV in …

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Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea winger named in England U21 squad

Callum Hudson-Odoi has made 16 Chelsea appearances this season but is yet to start a Premier League game Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has been named in the England Under-21 squad for the first time, for March’s games against Poland and Germany. The 18-year-old has impressed for the Blues this season, having made 16 appearances and scoring four goals. Hudson-Odoi, who …

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England women v Scotland women: Vicky Fleetwood in for Grand Slam tilt

Fleetwood will win her 69th cap in the match against Scotland Women’s Six Nations: England v Scotland Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 16 March Kick-off: 19:30 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Sport Radio 5 Live Sports extra and text commentary on BBC Sport website and app Flanker Vicky Fleetwood makes her first Women’s Six Nations start of the season in …

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England v Scotland: Joe Cokanasiga out, Henry Slade in for hosts

Six Nations 2019: England v Scotland Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 16 March Kick-off: 17:00 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio Scotland, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app Joe Cokanasiga has missed out on England’s match-day squad to face Scotland in the Six Nations as head coach Eddie Jones …

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Manu Tuilagi: England centre to stay with Leicester Tigers

Manu Tuilagi scored two tries in England’s Six Nations win over Italy on Saturday England centre Manu Tuilagi has rejected a lucrative offer from French club Racing 92 and signed a new deal with Leicester Tigers. Tuilagi’s contract ran out in the summer and he had been to France to discuss terms with Racing. But the 27-year-old told the Tigers …

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Declan Rice: England call-up for West Ham midfielder for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Rice has scored two goals for West Ham this season West Ham midfielder Declan Rice will be named in England’s squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro in March. Rice, 20, switched his international allegiance from Republic of Ireland to England in a move recently ratified by the game’s world governing body Fifa. London-born Rice played …

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