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FIFA President Joseph Blatter makes his first public appearance since the corruption scandal erupted

Fifa corruption live: Sebb Blatter warns 'more bad news may follow' as he clings to power

Uefa and Fifa's sponsors leading calls for change after arrests

FIFA President Sepp Blatter reacts during a news conference in Zurich June 1, 2011

Fifa corruption arrests: Sepp Blatter 'quite relaxed' and confident he is 'not involved'

Fifa spokesman Walter de Gregorio described the president's reaction, saying: 'He is quite relaxed, he knows and it's confirmed today that he is not involved'

Tony Blair resigns from post as Middle East envoy after eight years with The Quartet

There was mounting speculation his role had become untenable

The actor Hilary Duff was reported to have joined Tinder earlier this year

Tinder and Grindr dating apps blamed for surge in cases of HIV, syphilis and other STDs

Health officials warn of increase in 'high-risk behaviours'

FILE - In this May 19, 2015 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem

Fifa issues full statement on corruption arrests

The football governing body claims it has been a 'good day'

Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs addresses a news conference at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland

Fifa officials charged over corruption named by US Department of Justice after Swiss arrests

The US Department of Justice has published its indictment

FIFA President Sepp Blatter

Fifa corruption probes and Swiss arrests mark a 'sad day for football' - Twitter disagrees

There has been a huge social media reaction to the arrests

Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Fifa corruption arrests: Swiss attorney general's statement on raids at Fifa's Zurich headquarters in full

Swiss police seized data and documents from Fifa's HQ

Jason Cias (left) says he was punched in the face by a man who was verbally abusing Muslim women on a Melbourne train

Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train

Jason Cias says: 'If anything, I wish I'd intervened earlier'

Video released by Isis shows Palmyra, with its ancient ruins apparently undamaged

Isis releases first video from inside Palmyra showing ancient ruins as yet unharmed

Experts say footage represents a 'taunt' to the world

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Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
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The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
Beating obesity: The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters

Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
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Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

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Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

Wiggins worried

Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
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On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
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In full bloom

Floral print womenswear
From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific