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Watchdog fiddles with €25m lifeline as Colosseum crumbles

Plans to restore Rome's crumbling Colosseum have hit another snag, after Italy's anti-trust watchdog declared that a €25m lifeline thrown by a luxury goods company breaks competition laws.

Fulham have made an offer for Lopez

Fulham make bid for Catania striker Maxi Lopez

Fulham have made an offer for Catania striker Maxi Lopez, according to the Italian club.

Transfer window: Who's chasing who in the Premier League

Club-by-club guide to a busy month ahead
Devis Mangia was sacked by Palermo

Palermo fire coach Devis Mangia

Palermo fired coach Devis Mangia on Monday, six weeks after extending his contract until the end of next season.

Socrates pictured in 1986

Brazil football legend Socrates dies aged 57

The Brazilian Football Federation have paid tribute to former national team captain Socrates, who died today aged 57.

The Colosseum contracts have been awarded to large-scale building firms without specialist knowledge

'Cowboy builders' blamed for Rome's crumbling Colosseum

An ambitious attempt to save Rome's Colosseum from collapse is being undermined by the authorities' cost-cutting decision to employ ordinary builders rather than specialists to perform the delicate overhaul, restoration experts have claimed.

Sinisa Mihajlovic grew increasingly unpopular

Sinisa Mihajlovic steps down as Fiorentina manager

Sinisa Mihajlovic has stepped down as coach of Italian club Fiorentina and has been replaced by Delio Rossi.

England bonus after Ramsey helps Wales end their barren run

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Cerci wants to stay at Fiorentina

Manchester City target Alessio Cerci wants to remain at Fiorentina next season.

Milan reveal Aquilani interest

AC Milan are hopeful of landing Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani.

Arsenal snap up £12m Jadson as 'new Cesc Fabregas'

Nasri agrees five-year deal on £165,000 a week – and City want him to play Monday

Obertan can lift the cloud over Tyneside

Newcastle 0 Fiorentina 0: Never mind the Barton saga, even the rain was non-stop as prestige friendly has an early finish

Pardew seeks to silence Twitter critics after fall-out with Barton

Sir Alex Ferguson, lawyers, Twitter and Joey Barton. It is a combination that sounds like tabloid heaven, but in fact it's merely the latest plot twist in the on-going soap opera that is Newcastle United.

Alberto Aquilani transfer in the balance says agent

Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani has a 50 per cent chance of joining Fiorentina, according to his agent.

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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
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

Confessions of a former PR man

The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef succumbs to his sugar cravings with super-luxurious sweet treats

Bill Granger's luxurious sweet treats

Our chef loves to stop for 30 minutes to catch up on the day's gossip, while nibbling on something sweet
London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

The mother of all goodbyes

Paula Radcliffe's farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair
Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

Steven Naismith: 'We know we must do better'

The Everton forward explains the reasons behind club's decline this season
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Praise to Arsene Wenger for having the courage of his convictions

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Praise to Wenger for having the courage of his convictions