Today's letter from the Editor
Today's Matrices
iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Ashdown Group: Senior VMware Platform Engineer - VMware / SAN / Tier3 DC

£45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits: Ashdown Group: Senior VMware Platform En...

Recruitment Genius: Purchasing Assistant

£10000 - £16000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A distributor of specialist ele...

Recruitment Genius: Sales Ledger Assistant

£17000 - £19000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A distributor of specialist ele...

Ashdown Group: Automated Tester / Test Analyst - .Net / SQL - Cheshire

£32000 per annum + pension, healthcare & 23 days holiday: Ashdown Group: A gro...

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 30 January

Slick City move to summit after thrashing Spurs

Manchester City moved to the top of the table after thrashing Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 at White Hart Lane last night.

Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for Manuel Pellegrini’s side before Yaya Touré doubled the lead. Edin Dzeko added a third and, despite Etienne Capoue scoring for Spurs, Stevan Jovetic and City captain Vincent Kompany compounded the misery for the hosts. MORE

Villa beat Baggies in stunning derby

Aston Villa beat West Brom 4-3 in a enthralling derby. West Brom went 2-0 up before Villa levelled and  Fabian Delph put Villa ahead. Youssouf Mulumbu equalised for West Brom before Christian Benteke won it. MORE

Blues held at home as Sunderland win

Chelsea were held at home to a goalless draw by West Ham, as Samuel Eto’o missed chances to win it for Jose Mourinho’s team. Adam Johnson scored the winner in a 1-0 victory for Sunderland against Stoke, who had Steven N’Zonzi sent off for two yellow cards. MORE

Edwards shines as England triumph

England’s women retained the Ashes after winning the first T20 by nine wickets, Charlotte Edwards scoring 92. But there was more gloom for the men, who lost by 13 runs in the first of the three-match T20 series. MORE

McIlroy to attempt £1.5m hole-in-one

Rory McIlroy is ready to attempt a hole-in-one at the 17th at the Dubai Desert Classic because of the prize on offer. As he said: “There are not many chances you have to win $2.5m in one shot, so I’ll give it a go.” MORE

Johnson happy  to have Hogg back

Stuart Hogg returns for Scotland on Sunday for their Six Nations opener with Ireland in Dublin. Scott Johnson, the head coach, said: “Hoggy is a senior player now for being such a young lad and I’m glad he’s with us.” MORE

Liverpool in battle for Konoplyanka

Liverpool are facing competition from two unnamed Premier League clubs for the signature of 24-year-old Ukraine forward Yevhen Konoplyanka, despite opening negotiations with his club yesterday. MORE

Dusautoir injury a boost: Robshaw

Chris Robshaw says his England side have the ideal chance to win in Paris on Saturday as France are without injured captain Thierry Dusautoir. He said: “It’s up to us to make the most of the fact that he’s not playing.” MORE

Lewis Moody

I can see Luther Burrell having a long-term future with England. He is a big, strong ball carrier but also has great offloading ability and a passing game. He deserves his opportunity against France. MORE

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable
Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia?

What is it like to live with Alzheimer's?

Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis
The Internet of Things: Meet the British salesman who gave real-world items a virtual life

Setting in motion the Internet of Things

British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

Election 2015: A dead heat between Mr Bean and Dick Dastardly!

Lord Ashcroft reveals latest polling – and which character voters associate with each leader
Audiences queue up for 'true stories told live' as cult competition The Moth goes global

Cult competition The Moth goes global

The non-profit 'slam storytelling' competition was founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green and has seen Malcolm Gladwell, Salman Rushdie and Molly Ringwald all take their turn at the mic
Pakistani women come out fighting: A hard-hitting play focuses on female Muslim boxers

Pakistani women come out fighting

Hard-hitting new play 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers
Leonora Carrington transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star

Surreal deal: Leonora Carrington

The artist transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star
LGBT History Month: Pupils discuss topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage

Education: LGBT History Month

Pupils have been discussing topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage
11 best gel eyeliners

Go bold this season: 11 best gel eyeliners

Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
Cricket World Cup 2015: Tournament runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

Cricket World Cup runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

The tournament has reached its halfway mark and scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Heptathlete ready to jump at first major title

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Ready to jump at first major title

After her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old Briton is leading pentathlete going into this week’s European Indoors. Now she intends to turn form into gold
Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot