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Rugby World Cup 2015 set to be the biggest in history

A total of 40,000 tickets are currently on sale at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com and a further 100,000 additional tickets will go on sale Monday (July 27).

More than 2.15 million have already sold.

The additional tickets are a mixture of extra seats from the completion of venue configuration, handbacks from the Rugby World Cup Limited commercial programme, and tickets that have been registered for re-sale from fans who can no longer use their tickets.

Workers look for 4 missing after explosion at UK wood mill

The four — three men and a woman — are believed to have been at the industrial site when an explosion Friday ripped through the mill in the village of Bosley, in Cheshire. Firefighters with a sniffer dog entered the site Saturday.

Paul Hancock, chief fire officer for the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, says the longer the four remain missing, the more "it is looking more like a recovery than a rescue operation."

Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup

He said rugby was a key national sport and united a nation.

Speaking at the opening of the FRU development workshop at the Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji Monday,  Bainimarama said Fiji was blessed with a massive amount of local talent and resources.

He said provincial union leaders were the ones who would eventually take the Fijian brand of rugby to another level.

England flyhalf Cipriani arrested for alleged drink-driving

Danny Cipriani was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in the latest off-field controversy involving the flyhalf, putting his hopes of making England's squad for the Rugby World Cup in jeopardy.

Cipriani, one of English rugby's most high-profile and talented players, was the driver of a car involved in a collision with another car in London early Monday, police said.