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Chris Smalling

Arsenal transfer news: Gunners to 'make £12m bid' for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling

The England international has enjoyed an impressive season

Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho says Liverpool still have 'big chance' of top four finish, pointing to tough Manchester United run-in

Brazilian midfielder keeping the faith, despite defeat at Anfield

Manchester City

How Manchester City can overhaul Chelsea and still win the Premier League title

It's too early to dismiss Manuel Pellegrini's side

Ashley Young

Ashley Young offers to pay for Manchester City fan's phone after breaking it taking a selfie

The Manchester United midfielder was asked for a photo but accidentally dropped the device

Thierry Henry on Sky Sports News

Thierry Henry dresses up like Austin Powers in Merthyr Tydfil

The former Arsenal striker was surprising a student at a school as part of a Sky Sports initiative

Radamel Falcao with Louis van Gaal

'I'm on Falcao's side': Colombia coach backs Radamel Falcao amid Manchester United woes

Jose Pekerman admits current troubles for the 29-year-old are a 'huge problem'

Radamel Falcao

Radamel Falcao to leave Manchester United: Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham among possible destinations

Where will the Colombian be playing next season?

Gareth Bale

Nearly 70 per cent of Real Madrid fans want Gareth Bale to be dropped

Backlash against Welshman after mixed display in El Clasico defeat

Real Madrid identify and ban fan after attack on Gareth Bale's Bentley following El Clasico defeat

Bale and others were targeted by their own supporters

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

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Machine Gun America

The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons
The ethics of pet food: Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?

The ethics of pet food

Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?
How Tansy Davies turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

How a composer turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

Tansy Davies makes her operatic debut with a work about the attack on the Twin Towers. Despite the topic, she says it is a life-affirming piece
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11 best bedside tables

It could be the first thing you see in the morning, so make it work for you. We find night stands, tables and cabinets to wake up to
Italy vs England player ratings: Did Andros Townsend's goal see him beat Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney to top marks?

Italy vs England player ratings

Did Townsend's goal see him beat Kane and Rooney to top marks?
Danny Higginbotham: An underdog's tale of making the most of it

An underdog's tale of making the most of it

Danny Higginbotham on being let go by Manchester United, annoying Gordon Strachan, utilising his talents to the full at Stoke and plunging into the world of analysis
Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police

Steve Bunce: Inside Boxing

Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police
No postcode? No vote

Floating voters

How living on a houseboat meant I didn't officially 'exist'
Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin

By Reason of Insanity

Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin
Power dressing is back – but no shoulderpads!

Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
Spanish stone-age cave paintings 'under threat' after being re-opened to the public

Spanish stone-age cave paintings in Altamira 'under threat'

Caves were re-opened to the public
'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'

Vince Cable interview

'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
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