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Kevin Mirallas takes and misses a spot-kick during Everton's match with West Brom

Kevin Mirallas penalty: Everton midfielder hauled off after taking penalty duties from Leighton Baines

Roberto Martinez removes the Belgian midfielder at half-time

Francis Coquelin, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini

Francis Coquelin vs Mikel Arteta vs Mathieu Flamini: Which is the best Arsenal defensive midfielder?

A look at the current options at the Emirates

Everton vs West Brom team news: Kevin Mirallas starts amid transfer speculation

Saido Berahino starts in attack for the visitors

A view outside Goodison Park

Everton vs West Brom: Latest score and updates from Twitter

Follow the key events from tonight's Premier League match

Usain Bolt pulls his trademark pose

Usain Bolt uses Twitter to rate babies' attempts to pull his trademark 'lightning bolt' pose

It seems some need more practice according to the Jamaican sprinter

Per Mertesacker goes from a rhinoceros to Lionel Messi during Arsenal win over Manchester City

German shows there is more to his game than defending

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi urged to remain at Barcelona by Pep Guardiola amid speculation of Chelsea or Manchester United move

The Argentina international has also been linked with Manchester City

Phil Jones

Phil Jones becomes Manchester United corner taker - the internet reacts

The defender was given the duties during yesterday's match at Loftus Road

Gareth Bale scores for Real Madrid against Getafe on Sunday

Manchester United transfer news and rumours: Gareth Bale linked with £100m move; Radamel Falcao deal to be renegotiated

A look at today's transfer talk surrounding Old Trafford

Kevin Pietersen shows off tattoo of the world, complete with red stars for every England century

The former England batsman posted images on Instagram

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Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project
Diana Krall: The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai

Diana Krall interview

The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
Pinstriped for action: A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter

Pinstriped for action

A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter
Russell T Davies & Ben Cook: 'Our friendship flourished online. You can share some very revelatory moments at four in the morning…'

Russell T Davies & Ben Cook: How we met

'Our friendship flourished online. You can share some very revelatory moments at four in the morning…'
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef serves up his favourite Japanese dishes

Bill Granger's Japanese recipes

Stock up on mirin, soy and miso and you have the makings of everyday Japanese cuisine
Michael Calvin: How we need more Eric Cantonas to knock some sense into us

Michael Calvin's Last Word

How we need more Eric Cantonas to knock some sense into us