Sport Tom Ince is expected to join a Premier League club

Highly-rated youngster could be on the way to Ligue 1

Gylfi Sigurdsson opens the scoring for Tottenham against Norwich

Tottenham 2 Norwich 0 match report: New boy Christian Eriksen too classy for Norwich

Spurs midfielder proves an inspired signing as he plays major role in both Sigurdsson goals

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol nears return for Barcelona

The captain is recovering from knee surgery

Gareth Bale in action for Wales against Serbia

Real Madrid unlikely to overburden £86m signing Gareth Bale

The former Tottenham player is due to make his debut this weekend

Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal (R) is congratulated by forward Robin Van Persie (L) after their team defeated Andorra

Louis van Gaal restores reputation by leading Netherlands to World Cup finals

The Dutch beat Andorra to qualify for tournament in Brazil

Thiago Silva and Daniel Agger

Transfer news: Barcelona defend transfer policy after missing out on defensive targets Thiago Silva and Daniel Agger

The Spanish champions made only one major signing this summer - Brazilian striker Neymar

Christian Eriksen

Transfer news: Midfielder Christian Eriksen 'given persmission' to speak with Tottenhan, reveal Ajax

The Danish midfielder is the subject of a bid in the region of £10m

Erik Lamela
Christian Eriksen

Transfer news: Tottenham make opening bid for Ajax prodigy Christian Eriksen

Denmark international the latest target for Spurs

Happy: Villa U-19 manager Tony McAndrew celebrates the NextGen title

The Last Word: Talk of revolt at folly of youth system

Suspension of NextGen series and worries over Premier League plans leave coaches up in arms

Christian Eriksen would be interested in a move to Tottenham if they make an approach

Transfer news: Ajax winger Christian Eriksen interested in Tottenham move as possible Gareth Bale replacement

Christian Eriksen admits he would be interested in a move to Tottenham if they make an approach. The Ajax winger could be a replacement for Gareth Bale should he leave the club this summer.

Luis Suarez at Anfield

Transfer news: Luis Suarez rocks Liverpool with news he will submit a transfer request later this week if they block move to Arsenal

Uruguayan striker has accused the club of going back on their word that he could leave this summer should they fail to qualify for the Champions League

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre is confident Luis Suarez will remain with the club this summer

Luis Suarez to miss Liverpool friendly against Valerenga

The striker will not travel to Norway due to a foot injury

Luis Suarez at Anfield

Transfer news: Luis Suarez favours switch to Real Madrid over Arsenal

If £40m release clause can be activated the Spanish club could be encouraged to join bidding

Brendan Rodgers insists Luis Suarez understands why Liverpool are refusing to sell him to Arsenal

Transfer news: Luis Suarez 'understands' why Liverpool are refusing to sell to Arsenal, claims Brendan Rodgers

The Liverpool boss insists Suarez remains happy despite confusion over a contract clause that Arsenal believed they had activated

Luis Suarez walks to the team bus to attend training at the Grand Hyatt

Poll: Should Liverpool accept a bid of £40m for Luis Suarez?

Arsenal have seen their latest offer rejected - but we want to know what you think Liverpool should do

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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

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, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

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
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee