Six Nations 2019: Adam Beard replaces Cory Hill (ankle) for Wales’ clash with Scotland He was considered in the running to take on the Azzurri on Saturday but limped out of training Tuesday after hurting the same knee.Ewels has 10 caps to his name, his last coming in November against Australia. Related News England has called up Charlie Ewels to their squad to face Italy as injury cover for Maro Itoje.Second row Itoje missed the win over France and the loss to Wales in Cardiff that ended England’s Six Nations Grand Slam hopes with a knee injury sustained in the tournament opener against Ireland on Feb. 2. Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley has also been named to the squad as injury cover for Jack Nowell, who suffered a shoulder stinger against Wales.
– stats show reduction in murder, robberiesDespite a different picture painted with the daily occurrence of criminal activity, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) is reporting an 18 per cent reduction in all categories of serious crimes recorded at the end of August 2016.In its monthly statistics released on Thursday, the GPF said that murder has been reduced by 10 per cent, compared to the same period last year. A similar pattern is seen in robberies.Gun-related robberies declined by seven per cent while a 17 per cent decrease was recorded in armed robberies where other instruments were used, and a nine per cent reduction in robberies where no instruments were used.Additionally, it was reported that there was a 19 per cent decrease in robberies with violence along with a 38 per cent decrease in larceny from the person. Furthermore, the police recorded a 20 per cent decrease in rape and a combined 40 per cent decrease in break and enter and larceny, and burglary.This statistical analysis comes two weeks after acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine reported 15 per cent decline in serious crimes recorded from January 1 to August 23, compared to the same period last year.Some 91 murders were recorded thus far this year, reflecting an 11 per cent decrease of the 101 that were recorded in 2015. However, gun-related robberies recorded over the two comparative periods saw a levelling off with 473 cases in both years.Moreover, there were 32 cases of simple robberies last year compared to 28 as of August 23, and armed robberies with other instruments saw 232 cases last year compared to 206 this year, also representing an 11 per cent decrease.