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Brooke Shields unwittingly revealed shocking details about her divorce from Andre Agassi on the Today show.

Style police: Warning: fashion disaster ahead

The shell suit, blight of the Eighties, is cool in the Nineties? Surely some mistake. Dead right there is. Do not try this at home, not even in the name of irony

Tennis: Rusedski breaks record on way to semi-final

GREG RUSEDSKI broke his own world record with a serve of 146mph as he came back from a set down to defeat Thomas Enqvist and reach the semi-finals of the ATP Champions' Cup in Indian Wells, California yesterday.

Tennis: Agassi digs deep to defeat Woodbridge

ANDRE AGASSI, fresh from his second tournament victory of the year, defeated Todd Woodbridge in two tight sets to reach the second round of the Champions' Cup in Indian Wells, California.

Trocadero may sue sports stars' restaurant chain

A glittering array of sporting stars including Tiger Woods, the golfer, and Monica Seles and Andre Agassi, the tennis players, could be dragged into a multi-million pound legal battle, it emerged yesterday.

Year of the comeback: Test for the rest: Who else will be hoping to return in style this year?

Roy Keane: Until well into the year and perhaps the early autumn the player who is perhaps the toughest and most irascible in England has time to dwell on his approach, thoughts probably multiplied by Manchester United's ability to win so stylishly in his injury-enforced absence.

Nike treads into environment row

The leading sports wear manufacturer Nike has been forced to redesign its Air trainers after discovering they are a threat to the environment.

AN ERA OF ELEGANCE AND ENTHUSIASTS

The BBC commentators who personified their sports

The Termineater

The man who plugged the hole in Labour's finances presides over a restaurant empire worth $3 billion. Planet Hollywood boss Robert Earl, says Ian Burrell, has amassed his fortune by an ability to rub shoulders with the stars and a talent to persuade his clients that they can do the same.

Tennis: Agassi falls at first hurdle

Andre Agassi suffered another defeat in his latest comeback when his American compatriot Justin Gimelstob beat him 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Infiniti Open in Los Angeles.

Bollettieri reveals his formula for success; BOOK OF THE WEEK

My Aces, My Faults by Nick Bollettieri and Dick Schaap (Robson Books, hardback, pounds 17.95)

Tennis: Rios overrun by Arazi's advance

The Morrocan Hicham Arazi completed another bad day for seeded players at the French Open here in Paris, advancing to the quarter-finals with a four-set victory over the Chilean Marcelo Rios. French roars of approval were understandable. Although Arazi was born in Casablanca, he has lived in France since the age of two.

Tennis: Rafter was drunk in Cup tie

The Australian Davis Cup captain, John Newcombe, had to defend his No 2 singles player, Pat Rafter, after an admission that he went on court drunk during the weekend's quarter-final victory over the Czech Republic.

Tennis: Bjorkman seals it for Sweden

Jonas Bjorkman beat Grant Stafford in a tense five-set match yesterday to give Sweden a 3-2 victory over South Africa in the Davis Cup quarter- finals in Vaxjo. It was Sweden's fifth victory in six ties against South Africa.

Tennis: Williams springs upset on Majoli

The American teenager Venus Williams beat her first top 10 opponent, saving two match points as she surprised the fifth seed, Iva Majoli of Croatia, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the Evert Cup women's tournament at Indian Wells, California, on Tuesday.
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Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes
Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs:

Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs

"I have never regarded anything I have done in "the media" as a proper job"
Lyricist Richard Thomas shares his 11-step recipe for creating a hit West End musical

11-step recipe for creating a West End hit

Richard Thomas, the lyricist behind the Jerry Springer and Anna Nicole Smith operas, explains how Bob Dylan, 'Breaking Bad' and even Noam Chomsky inspired his songbook for the new musical 'Made in Dagenham'
Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King has finally been translated into English ... 50 years on

Buried treasure: The Letter for the King

The coming-of-age tale about a boy and his mission to save a mythical kingdom has sold a million copies since it was written by an eccentric Dutchwoman in 1962. Yet until last year, no one had read it in English
Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The school that means business

Richard Garner heads to Lancashire, where developing the 'dragons' of the future is also helping one community academy to achieve its educational goals
10 best tablets

The world in your pocket: 10 best tablets

They’re thin, they’re light, you can use them for work on the move or keeping entertained
Lutz Pfannenstiel: The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents

Lutz Pfannenstiel interview

The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents
Pete Jenson: Popular Jürgen Klopp can reignite Borussia Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern Munich

Pete Jenson's a Different League

Popular Klopp can reignite Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern
John Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

The use of the British hostage demonstrates once again the militants' skill and originality in conducting a propaganda war, says Patrick Cockburn
The killer instinct: The man who helps students spot potential murderers

The killer instinct

Phil Chalmers travels the US warning students how to spot possible future murderers, but can his contentious methods really stop the bloodshed?
Clothing the gap: A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd

Clothing the gap

A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain