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

Ashdown Group: Marketing Manager (B2B) - Romford - £40,000 + car

£35000 - £40000 per annum + car and benefits: Ashdown Group: Marketing Manager...

Ashdown Group: Helpdesk Analyst - Devon - £20,000

£18000 - £20000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Helpdesk Analyst - Devon - £20,000 ...

Ashdown Group: Data Scientist - London - £50,000 + bonus

£35000 - £50000 per annum + generous bonus: Ashdown Group: Business Analytics ...

Ashdown Group: IT Project Coordinator (Software Development) - Kingston

£45000 - £50000 per annum: Ashdown Group: IT Project Coordinator (Software Dev...

The Sports Matrix: Tuesday 8 May 2012

Dunfermline relegated from SPL

Dunfermline were last night relegated from the Scottish Premier League after being thrashed 4-0 at Hibernian. The result secured Hibs' top-flight status. Dunfermline were three goals down in just 15 minutes in the rout at Easter Road.

West Ham close to top-flight return

West Ham are one match away from an instant return to the Premier League after they beat Cardiff City 3-0 (5-0 on aggregate) in the play-off semi-final at home. They will face either Blackpool or Birmingham in the play-off final at Wembley on 19 May. MORE

Hazard deal off, Belhanda deal on

With a deal for Lille's Eden Hazard proving more difficult than first anticipated, Manchester City have identified Montpellier's £7m-rated 22-year-old Younes Belhanda as a back-up target. The playmaker has scored 12 league goals this season. MORE

Fine season earns McClean Euro call

The Sunderland winger James McClean has been included in Giovanni Trapattoni's 23-man Republic of Ireland Euro 2012 squad. The call-up is a reward for 23-year-old's great form for the Black Cats this season. He has one previous cap. MORE

Youngquest treble downs Widnes

The full-back Nick Youngquest scored a superb hat-trick of tries for Castleford yesterday as they defeated fellow strugglers Widnes 36-12. In total, Castleford ran in seven tries in at the PROBIZ Coliseum against the bottom of the Super League club. MORE

Brazil give out free World Cup tickets

The Brazilian Government will hand out free tickets to the country's poor and indigenous people for the 2014 World Cup finals and expects to do the same for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The host nation will also sell students and pensioners half-price tickets. MORE

Ronnie rockets to fourth world title

Ronnie O'Sullivan clinched his fourth World Championship title last night, beating Ali Carter 18-11. O'Sullivan said he is now going to take six months off before deciding on his future: "I am going to enjoy my time off with my family and then assess the situation." MORE

Cavendish angry over crash finish

A spectacular last-kilometre crash in the Giro d'Italia yesterday left Mark Cavendish finishing the stage battered and bleeding. He later hit out on Twitter, saying rider Roberto Ferrari should be "ashamed" of himself for causing the pile-up. MORE

Opinion:James Lawton

When does Sir Alex Ferguson stop to hold up his hands and say it is time for the smelling of the flowers? It is the question that some say Ferguson, aged 70, will never face, let alone answer. MORE

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

General Election 2015: ‘We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon’, says Ed Balls

'We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon'

In an exclusive interview, Ed Balls says he won't negotiate his first Budget with SNP MPs - even if Labour need their votes to secure its passage
VE Day 70th anniversary: How ordinary Britons celebrated the end of war in Europe

How ordinary Britons celebrated VE Day

Our perception of VE Day usually involves crowds of giddy Britons casting off the shackles of war with gay abandon. The truth was more nuanced
They came in with William Caxton's printing press, but typefaces still matter in the digital age

Typefaces still matter in the digital age

A new typeface once took years to create, now thousands are available at the click of a drop-down menu. So why do most of us still rely on the old classics, asks Meg Carter?
Discovery of 'missing link' between the two main life-forms on Earth could explain evolution of animals, say scientists

'Missing link' between Earth's two life-forms found

New microbial species tells us something about our dark past, say scientists
The Pan Am Experience is a 'flight' back to the 1970s that never takes off - at least, not literally

Pan Am Experience: A 'flight' back to the 70s

Tim Walker checks in and checks out a four-hour journey with a difference
Humans aren't alone in indulging in politics - it's everywhere in the animal world

Humans aren't alone in indulging in politics

Voting, mutual back-scratching, coups and charismatic leaders - it's everywhere in the animal world
Crisp sales are in decline - but this tasty trivia might tempt back the turncoats

Crisp sales are in decline

As a nation we're filling up on popcorn and pitta chips and forsaking their potato-based predecessors
Ronald McDonald the muse? Why Banksy, Ron English and Keith Coventry are lovin' Maccy D's

Ronald McDonald the muse

A new wave of artists is taking inspiration from the fast food chain
13 best picnic blankets

13 best picnic blankets

Dine al fresco without the grass stains and damp bottoms with something from our pick of picnic rugs
Barcelona 3 Bayern Munich 0 player ratings: Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich player ratings

Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?
Martin Guptill: Explosive New Zealand batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Explosive batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Martin Guptill has smashed early runs for Derbyshire and tells Richard Edwards to expect more from the 'freakish' Brendon McCullum and his buoyant team during their tour of England
General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'