Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. The usually bustling alleyways of the walled Old City were mostly quiet on Sunday morning, with stores closed and hundreds of police guarding entrances. Some 300,000 Palestinians live in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, where the Old City is located.
England rugby bosses insisted Sunday there would be no "knee-jerk reaction" over the future of coach Stuart Lancaster after the team's World Cup humiliation. Australia's emphatic 33-13 victory at Twickenham on Saturday saw England become the first host nation to fail to reach the knockout stage of a World Cup.