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Wellington Silva

Wellington Silva work permit: Youngster dubbed 'new Neymar' wants to become 'icon' at Arsenal

The winger agreed to join the club in 2009 but has been unable to play a competitive game under Arsene Wenger

Wayne Rooney in training for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney injury latest: Manchester United captain provides boost ahead of Manchester City match

Captain looking likely to return for the derby at the Etihad

Franck Ribery is struck by a pitch invader

Video: Franck Ribery hit in face by pitch invader during Bayern Munich match

The Frenchman initially looked to challenge the pitch invader

Hands off: Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge and manager Brendan Rodgers

Daniel Sturridge injury: Liverpool striker suggests problems could be linked with 'Caribbean vibes'

The England striker has played just four games this season

Owen scores the winner in 2009

Manchester City vs Manchester United: The greatest derby meetings

The rivals clash at the Etihad this weekend

FA official banned after telling female referee her place was 'in the kitchen'

John Cummings hit with four month suspension and fine

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure

Manchester City vs Manchester United combined XI: No place for Yaya Toure... or any United defenders

We select a starting XI based on performances so far this season

Arsenal station and Arsene Wenger and John Terry

John Terry and Arsene Wenger set to make London Underground announcements

Joey Barton and Andros Townsend also involved in London Poppy Day initiative

David Moyes doesn't fear losing his job even if Manchester United are knocked out of the Champions League by Olympiakos

David Moyes 'didn't expect' to get Manchester United job, reveals Everton player Leon Osman

The moment Moyes told his senior players about his impending switch to Old Trafford has been revealed

Steven Gerrard with Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli

Daniel Sturridge defends Mario Balotelli, suggesting university students do 'crazier things than him'

The Liverpool strikers have played just once together

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US immigration: President Obama ready to press ahead with long-promised plan to overhaul 'broken system' - but will it get past a Republican-controlled Congress?

Immigration: Obama's final frontier

The President is ready to press ahead with the long-promised plan to overhaul America's 'broken system' - but will it get past a Republican-controlled Congress?
Bill Cosby rape allegations explained: Why are these allegations coming out now? Why didn’t these women come forward earlier? And why has nobody taken legal action?

Bill Cosby rape allegations explained

Why are these allegations coming out now? Why has nobody taken legal action? And what happens next for the man once thought of as 'America's Dad'
Four years of excruciating seizures caused by the 1cm tapeworm found burrowing through a man's brain

You know that headache you’ve got?

Four years of excruciating seizures caused by the 1cm tapeworm found burrowing through a man's brain
Travelling to work by scooter is faster than walking and less sweaty than cycling, so why aren’t we all doing it?

Scoot commute

Travelling to work by scooter is faster than walking and less sweaty than cycling, so why aren’t we all doing it?
Paul Robeson: The story of how an American icon was driven to death to be told in film

The Paul Robeson story

How an American icon was driven to death to be told in film
10 best satellite navigation systems

Never get lost again: 10 best satellite navigation systems

Keep your vehicle going in the right direction with a clever device
Paul Scholes column: England must learn to keep possession and dictate games before they are exposed by the likes of Germany and Brazil

Paul Scholes column

England must learn to keep possession and dictate games before they are exposed by the likes of Germany and Brazil
Michael Dawson: I’ll thank Spurs after we win says defender as he prepares to return with Hull

Michael Dawson: I’ll thank Spurs after we win

Hull defender faces his struggling former club on Sunday ready to show what they are missing. But he says he will always be grateful to Tottenham
Frank Warren column: Dr Wu has big plans for the professionals yet he should stick to the amateur game

Frank Warren column

Dr Wu has big plans for the professionals yet he should stick to the amateur game
Synagogue attack: Fear unites both sides of Jerusalem as minister warns restoring quiet could take 'months'

Terror unites Jerusalem after synagogue attack

Rising violence and increased police patrols have left residents of all faiths looking over their shoulders
Medecins sans Frontieres: The Ebola crisis has them in the headlines, but their work goes far beyond West Africa

'How do you carry on? You have to...'

The Ebola crisis has Medecins sans Frontieres in the headlines, but their work goes far beyond West Africa
Isis extends its deadly reach with suicide bombing in Kurdish capital

Isis extends its deadly reach with suicide bombing in Kurdish capital

Residents in what was Iraq’s safest city fear an increase in jihadist attacks, reports Patrick Cockburn
Underwater photography competition winners 2014 - in pictures

'Mysterious and inviting' shot of diver wins photography competition

Stunning image of cenote in Mexico takes top prize
Sir John Major: Negative West End portrayals of politicians put people off voting

Sir John Major hits out at theatres

Negative West End portrayals of politicians put people off voting
Kicking Barbie's butt: How the growth of 3D printing enabled me to make an army of custom-made figurines

Kicking Barbie's butt

How the growth of 3D printing enabled toy-designer to make an army of custom-made figurines