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Jose Fonte of Southampton turns to celebrate scoring the opening goal

Southampton 2 Arsenal 2: Jose Fonte happy to put 'eventful' week behind him

The defender scored the opener in the draw with the Gunners

Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's second goal

Luis Suarez signs new contract: Liverpool make biggest statement of intent since they signed Kenny Dalglish

Signing Suarez to a new contract has the double benefit of making it harder for him to leave the club and making it easier to attract new players

Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal with its provider, Nacho Monreal

Premier League: Arsenal v Everton match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at the Emirates

Olivier Giroud after scoring Arsenal's second goal

Arsenal 2 Hull City 0: Do the Gunners even need to sign a striker in January?

Wenger tried to bring Suarez and Higuain to the Emirates this summer, but with his midfielders in fine goalscoring form he may wish to strengthen elsewhere if at all following an impressive start to the season

Tomas Rosicky doesn't get the headlines but has played a key role in Arsenal's European campaign

Arsenal 2 Marseille 0: Jack Wilshere is on the same path as Aaron Ramsey, but Mesut Ozil needs a goal – or even a rest?

Five things we learned during Arsenal's Champions League victory

Jack Wilshere appeared in both of England's recent friendlies

Arsenal pair Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott fit for Southampton

Frenchman also denies rift relating to Wilshere's England appearances

Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich

Jack Wilshere: People forget I'm only 21 because I have two children

The England and Arsenal midfielder understands it's easy for people to think he's older

Aaron Ramsey scored twice to add to his goal in the first leg

Aaron Ramsey heartened by Arsenal victory over Tottenham

The Gunners won 1-0 at the Emirates

In the red: Gareth Bale (left) and Aaron Ramsey in action for Wales

You have to see Gareth Bale close up to get his secret. He's incredible, says Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal's midfielder hopes some of the stardust from his Wales team-mate will rub off, starting against Bayern Munich

Abou Diaby

Abou Diaby surprised at starting berth for Arsenal

Midfielder started against Manchester City

Match Report: Wenger - I do know what I'm doing

Aston Villa 0 Arsenal 0: Arsenal manager reacts to fans' jeers over Giroud's substitution as his side fail to break down Villa

Jack Wilshere in action against Manchester United

Banned Jack Wilshere misses visit of Fulham

Arsenal will be without suspended midfielder Jack Wilshere for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League clash against Fulham at Emirates Stadium.

Ryan Shawcross still hopes for England chance

The Wales manager, Chris Coleman, revealed yesterday that Stoke City's Ryan Shawcross has rejected attempts to persuade him to play international football for Wales.

August 4, 2012: Daniel Sturridge reacts after seeing his penalty saved

Stuart Pearce's Team GB out of London 2012 Olympics after losing to South Korea on penalties

The Team GB football side have been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympics.

Wales manager Chris Coleman with Gary Speed's parents Carol and Roger

Wales go down fighting on night of high emotion

Wales 0 Costa Rica 1

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Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links
Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

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The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
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14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing