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Wayne Rooney reacts to an injury picked up against Everton

Manchester United injury news: Wayne Rooney among absentees for West Brom match

Louis van Gaal's side take on West Brom in the Premier League this weekend

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Who will win La Liga?

The two Spanish rivals are battling for the title

Nigel Pearson

Nigel Pearson – and the weirdest press conferences in sport

The Leicester manager snapped last night - but he wasn't the first to raise eyebrows when talking to the press

Andreas Pereira

Andreas Pereira 'to stay at Manchester United': Prospect to reject PSG interest

19-year-old looks set to remain at Old Trafford 

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho's half-time Chelsea team talk: Beep, beep, beep, beep

Chelsea had to come back from 1-0 down at half-time to beat Leicester

Didier Drogba, Cesc Fabregas and Cesar Azpilicueta celebrate victory over Leicester

Didier Drogba: 'I think maybe Chelsea are scared to win the Premier League'

The Blues moved a step closer to the title with a 3-1 win over Leicester

When will Chelsea win the Premier League title?

Victory over Leicester puts them tantalisingly close

Cristiano Ronaldo is beaten to the ball by Alvaro Arbeloa

Cristiano Ronaldo kicks ball in anger - split second after Real Madrid score

Evidence that CR7 is not a team-player mounts

Gary Neville: 'It's absolute nonsense' that Chelsea are boring

England assistant manager dismisses suggestions the soon to be Premier League champions are boring

Leicester vs Chelsea - LIVE! Latest score and updates as Petr Cech makes rare start for Chelsea

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Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
Tequila gold rush: The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product

Join the tequila gold rush

The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product
12 best statement wallpapers

12 best statement wallpapers

Make an impact and transform a room with a conversation-starting pattern
Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

Paul Scholes column

Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?