Sport Tom Ince is expected to join a Premier League club

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

Fernando Torres missed several good chances for Chelsea

Ryan Bertrand: Chelsea never feared Europa League exit

Full-back Ryan Bertrand never feared Chelsea would crash out of the Europa League last night, despite waiting until the final kick of the game to seal their progress to the last 16.

Petr Cech will face former club Sparta Prague for the first time

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech targets landmark trophy to soften the blow

The Blues are in Europa League action tonight

Maarten Stekelenburg

Maarten Stekelenburg claims loan move to Fulham fell through last night

Netherlands goalkeeper has lost his place in the Roma side

Urby Emanuelson

Fulham complete deal for AC Milan midfielder Urby Emanuelson

Netherlands international joins on loan

Culture clash: Former mentors and managers say Luis Suarez is amazed by the attention paid to his antics

Luis Suarez intends to remain at Liverpool for 'a very long time'

Striker has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich in the summer

Jonathan de Guzman netted a second half double as Swansea warmed up for their midweek cup date against Chelsea

Swansea midfielder Jonathan de Guzman called up for Netherlands friendly

Midfielder rewarded for recent displays

Mansfield Town’s chairman has launched an extraordinary attack on Luis Suarez

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez may quit Premier League warns Damien Comolli

'Victimisation' could see Uruguayan depart

West Brom's goalscorer Romelu Lukaku takes on Fulham defender Brede Hangeland

Fulham brimming with confidence says captain Brede Hangeland

The Cottagers beat West Brom on New Years Day

Edgar Davids

Edgar Davids takes full control of Barnet

Joint coach Mark Robson has left the League Two club

Newcastle striker Demba Ba

Demba Ba's future in his own hands says Newcastle boss Alan Pardew

Arsenal have been linked with striker

The Fulham manager has denied being unpopular with his team

Fulham will be 'inventive' in the January transfer market

Manager Martin Jol has some targets in mind

Gareth Bale has been booked twice for diving recently

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale not irreplaceable says Jan Vertonghen

Tottenham record victory without Welsh winger

Jan Vertonghen (third from left) celebrates his winning goal for Tottenham

Victory against Swansea proves Tottenham can flourish without Gareth Bale, insists Jan Vertonghen

Bale has been sidelined for two weeks with a hamstring injury

Christian Eriksen

Tottenham considering bid for Ajax playmaker Christian Eriksen

Dane would prefer move to Barcelona rather than White Hart Lane

Steven Pienaar heads in against Tottenham

Everton are among the upwardly mobile, and real Champions League contenders

Everton rediscovered the knack of turning a draw into a win against Tottenham

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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
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
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
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