The Rugby Football Union have decided to retain Stuart Lancaster as the Head Coach of England and have extended his contract until 2020.
Looking down on the capital, the significance of the task facing England captain Chris Robshaw at the World Cup next year becomes even clearer.
England forward Tom Youngs will be out of action for three months due to a shoulder injury.
The RFU apologised after being criticised for replicating the Victoria Cross, a medal awarded for military bravery, on England's new team shirts.
England lock Ed Slater is set to miss the rest of the English Premiership season with a "horrific" season-ending knee injury.
BREAKING NEWS: Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage, as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup.
REPORT: The England Under-18 team on Saturday handed the South African Schools side their first defeat in four years.
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