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A team photo of the AC Milan Under-10s team posted on the Universal Cup Facebook page

AC Milan 'truly hope these reports aren't true' amid claims Under-10s team were subjected to racist abuse

Incident occurred during match against Paris St Germain

A view of the Grand National

Grand National 2015 betting: Do the favourites ever win?

We look back over the last 20 years in search of favourites that won the race

A view of the Grand National

Grand National 2015: What time does the race start? Which horse is the favourite?

All the key information you need ahead of Saturday's race

Celta Vigo player Fabian Orellana sent off for throwing grass at Sergio Busquets during Barcelona win

Jeremy Mathieu's goal settled the game but the red card will live longer in the memory

Which of this weekend's great goals was the best? Vote for Defoe, Zamora, Rooney, Adam, Sanchez or Giroud

Pick your favourite from a weekend of memorable strikes

Juan Mata admits Manchester United have 'seven finals' left before the end of the season

Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal are among United's final seven fixtures

Michael Owen and Piers Morgan on BT Sport

Piers Morgan lays into 'bench-warmer' Michael Owen over claim Raheem Sterling is better than Mesut Ozil

The former editor of the Mirror has said Owen should be retired

Raheem Sterling reacts in frustration after missing a chance

Raheem Sterling not good enough for Chelsea, Manchester United or Manchester City - Phil Neville

Former England player says the 20-year-old should remain a Liverpool player

Andy Murray at the Miami Open

Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic preview: When is the Miami Open final?

The pair meet for the 26th time

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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...