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# knives
Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco
31-year-old Manuel Broustail had been under house arrest following the Paris attacks.
# Interview
'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris
The flanker can look back with pride on a career with many more highs than lows.
# The Long Goodbye
Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'
The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.
# checking out
'I think I just need a break from rugby' - Stephen Ferris on his retirement
The Ulster flanker has thanked the province’s fans and backroom staff on the day he officially hung up his boots.
# fez
'I hang up my boots with no regrets': Stephen Ferris retires from rugby
The Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker has played his last game at the age of 28.
# fez
Fit-again Stephen Ferris to make first Ulster start since 2012
Meanwhile, Luke Marshall has recovered from concussion and is named at inside centre.
# super fez
Anscombe hails return of bubbly Ferris but admits Pienaar's shoulder 'dodgy'
The Ulster coach feels his returning flanker can play a big part in the business end of the season once he is properly eased back into play.
# fez
Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win
It was not all good news for Ulster, Ruan Pienaar appeared to injure his arm in the 26 – 13 win.
# fez
Stephen Ferris signs 6-month contract extension with Ireland and Ulster
The flanker will hope to prove his fitness to win an improved deal by the end of the year.
# hard ball
'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on
The emergence of young blindsides Iain Henderson and Peter O’Mahony may see the IRFU balk at his contract demands.
# turning japanese
'It would be a massive loss for us if Ferris leaves' - Ruan Pienaar
The Ulster and Ireland flanker has been linked to a move to Japan in recent weeks.
# fez
Eastern promise: Stephen Ferris linked with Japan switch
The injured blindside’s contract expires this summer.
# Man Down
'You can't rush the human body sometimes' - Kidney on Ferris injury setback
Mid-March is the revised return date for the Ulster flanker.
# Ryanair
Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco
The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.
# Blindside
Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris
The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.
# union rules
Party pieces: A bluffer's guide to rugby in 2012
All you need to know if talk turns ‘rugger’ over the holiday season.
# glory hunting
Stephen Ferris: Bloody good Ulster need to play with a bit more swagger
The flanker believes his team has all the necessary components to win the Heineken Cup this season.