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Diego Costa is replaced by Loic Remy

Diego Costa pulls out of Spain squad: Striker injured playing for Chelsea

Costa will miss games against Ukraine and Netherlands

Angel Di Maria

Angel Di Maria to leave Manchester United: Why the £59.7m signing won't leave this summer

The Argentinian has struggled since joining from Real Madrid, leading to speculation he could make a hasty exit

Radamel Falcao

Radamel Falcao has 'cried' over poor Manchester United form and found playing for Under-21s 'weird'

The Colombian has been a massive disappointment at Old Trafford

Actor and South Sydney Rabbitohs co-owner Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe 'Leeds takeover' latest: Hollywood actor 'getting impatient'

The Gladiator actor is a life long fan of the Yorkshire club

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho: Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool all remain in Premier League title race

Blues boss says Chelsea must be wary of complacency but is confident they can win the title

Liverpool injury news: Mario Balotelli and Jordan Ibe concerns as Manchester United come to Anfield

A look at the injury worries for Brendan Rodgers ahead of the big match on Sunday

Robin van Persie suffered an ankle injury in the defeat to Swansea

Manchester United injury news: Liverpool await this weekend for Louis van Gaal's side

A look at the concerns for Louis van Gaal

The draw for the Champions League quarter-finals

Champions League draw: Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid and PSG vs Barcelona ties pick of the quarter-final draw

Porto vs Bayern Munich and Juventus vs Monaco complete the last-eight ties

The FA Cup trophy

When is Barcelona vs Real Madrid? El Clasico TV times and details

The top two sides in Spain clash at the Nou Camp this weekend

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Day In a Page

Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
How to make your own Easter egg: Willie Harcourt-Cooze shares his chocolate recipes

How to make your own Easter egg

Willie Harcourt-Cooze talks about his love affair with 'cacao' - and creates an Easter egg especially for The Independent on Sunday
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef declares barbecue season open with his twist on a tradtional Easter Sunday lamb lunch

Bill Granger's twist on Easter Sunday lunch

Next weekend, our chef plans to return to his Aussie roots by firing up the barbecue
Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

The England prop relives the highs and lows of last Saturday's remarkable afternoon of Six Nations rugby
Cricket World Cup 2015: Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?

Cricket World Cup 2015

Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?
The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing