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Sir Alex Ferguson reacts furiously to Newcastle’s penalty award

Ferguson to escape more punishment for bad day

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Barrymore held on drink and drugs charges after car accident

Entertainer Michael Barrymore has been charged with possession of cocaine and being drunk and disorderly after an early morning car collision.

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For a Look or a Touch, King's Head, London

British archetypes go through the emotions of the immigration question...but we already know what happens next

Natural ebullience: True on stage in 1976

Andrea True: Disco diva of 'More, More, More' fame

One of the most infectious, memorable, suggestive records of 1976, "More, More, More" allowed its singer, Andrea True, to make the transition from the adult films she had become infamous for and reinvent herself as a disco diva.

Jamie Oliver campaigned for better school meals six years ago

Oliver slams Gove for junking healthy school dinners

Flagship academy schools to be exempt from nutritional rules set up after chef's campaign

Adrian Chiles with One Show co-host Christine Bleakley

Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley step down from Daybreak

Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley are being dropped from ITV1's Daybreak, it was finally confirmed today.

Dickensian rags to riches: Lee Evans

Comedy: Ungagged comics

For publishers, the big comedy Christmas book is central to the festive season – as familiar as cold turkey or an unwelcome visit from an annoying relative. Trouble is, most publishers are pretty useless at predicting smash hits.

Russian newsreader fired for rude gesture

A newsreader who became an internet sensation after footage surfaced of her "giving the finger" to US President Barack Obama live on air has been dismissed.

A Christmas tailspin for Aukland helicopter

A helicopter installing a seven-storey-high Christmas tree on Auckland's waterfront crashed after hitting cables, but amazingly the pilot escaped serious injury.

Last Night's Viewing: The Café Sky1</br> Your Money and How They Spend It, BBC2

Ralf Little and Michelle Terry's new comedy for Sky, The Café, is one of those sitcoms that despises the belly laugh and the punchline.

Helicopter pilot survives horror crash

A helicopter helping to install a Christmas tree crashed in dramatic fashion, but the pilot amazingly escaped serious injury.

i Editor's Letter: Hiding the tears

The Business On... Richard Hooper, convergence guru

What does that mean?

Steve Coogan at the Leveson Inquiry: he said he was appearing for those 'who haven’t the stomach to be here'

Coogan lifts lid on the 'amoral universe' of tabloid journalists

Comedian says he can speak out now because he has no more skeletons left in his closet

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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence