Matt Butler

Matt Butler is a sports writer for The Independent and i paper

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View from the sofa: England are Sky high, Wales get poetry in motivation

Autumn internationals Sky Sports 2, BBC 1

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the 2014 Drivers' Championship

View from the Sofa: Mats Wilander to the rescue after I nearly had to laugh at Jimmy Carr

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix/Davis Cup. BBC/Eurosport

Roy Hodgson looks on during England's 3-1 win over Slovenia
Robbie Savage revels in his 'Marmite' persona
Cyclist turned triathlete Emma Pooley was speaking a lot of sense on 'Woman’s Hour' before she was rudely interrupted
Tom Burgess of England celebrates victory
Andy Murray
Pep Guardiola’s Bayern failed to retain the European Cup

Pep Guardiola reveals he could see himself managing Manchester United 'one day'

The Bayern Munich boss has admitted he could see himself at Old Trafford

Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has been the focus of this week's sporting news agenda

View from the sofa: The loneliness of the long-distance runner could teach Kevin Pietersen a lot

Get Inspired; The Graham Norton Show; Sportsweek  BBC

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho clash on the touchline
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Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living