News Edward Bunyan and Indira Gainiyeva left Stonyhurst College in Clitheroe, Lancashire, in the early hours of Monday morning

Stonyhurst headmaster rules their return as 'untenable' after their departure to the Caribbean sparked an international search

Council Christmas card warns London tenants to 'pay your rent'

Postcard advises tenants not to 'overindulge' over the festive period

Javier Chevanton has signed a short-term deal with QPR

Transfer news: Javier Chevanton signs for QPR on short-term deal to ease injury crisis up front

Uruguayan international joins on a three-month contract

QPR duro Julio Cesar and Jose Bosingwa ruled out of Newcastle trip

Premier League team news

<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
Needing a reliable stopper to replace Paddy Kenny, QPR brought in Robert Green. But after the Englishman shipped five goals against Swansea on his league debut, the Rs had a rethink. Cue the arrival of Brazilian international and former Uefa Goalkeeper of the Year Julio Cesar, who traded Italian giants Inter Milan for west London minnows QPR in the shock move of the summer.

Julio Cesar a doubt for QPR's crucial match with Wigan

Premier League team news

<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
Needing a reliable stopper to replace Paddy Kenny, QPR brought in Robert Green. But after the Englishman shipped five goals against Swansea on his league debut, the Rs had a rethink. Cue the arrival of Brazilian international and former Uefa Goalkeeper of the Year Julio Cesar, who traded Italian giants Inter Milan for west London minnows QPR in the shock move of the summer.

Julio Cesar a concern for QPR ahead of crunch Aston Villa meeting

Premier League team news

Park Ji-sung (pictured), Junior Hoillet and Rob Green have all come in but they could not save QPR from losing 5-0 to Swansea City

Park Ji-sung to return for Harry Redknapp's first match in charge of QPR

Harry Redknapp should be able to call on QPR captain Park Ji-sung for his first game in charge at Sunderland tomorrow.

Rule of thumb: Bradley Wiggins is favourite to win Sports Personality

Bradley Wiggins set for rugby sevens role

Olympic champion and Tour de France hero Bradley Wiggins will be taking part in the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens - as a water carrier.

Park Ji-sung (pictured), Junior Hoillet and Rob Green have all come in but they could not save QPR from losing 5-0 to Swansea City

QPR captain Park Ji-sung a major doubt for Reading match

QPR captain Park Ji-sung has not trained all week due to a knee injury and is a major doubt for Sunday's Barclays Premier League game against Reading.

One of Scotland’s best-known and most popular mountains has been declared “wheelchair friendly”

Scottish peak declared wheelchair-friendly

One of Scotland's best-known and most popular mountains has been declared "wheelchair friendly".

Mark Hughes watches QPR slip to another defeat against West Ham

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes: Trust in Mark Hughes to sort it out

The Queen's Park Rangers chairman, Tony Fernandes, took to Twitter yesterday to tell fans that he would not be turning his back on manager Mark Hughes with the club bottom of the Premier League and without a win after six games.

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Pavel Pogrebnyak keen to stay at Fulham

Fulham manager Martin Jol has seen his plans for next season bolstered by Pavel Pogrebnyak's admission that he would like to remain at Craven Cottage.

Jol defended his club's ambition

Crucial month ahead for Fulham says Martin Jol

Martin Jol believes this next month is the most vital of Fulham's season.

Hugo Rodallega will be out of contract in the summer

Wigan prepare for Tottenham bid for striker Hugo Rodallega

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan was today bracing himself for a last-minute bid from Spurs for striker Hugo Rodallega, despite the two sides meeting at White Hart Lane tonight.

Fulham's Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring his second goal against Charlton

Martin Jol plays down Fulham 'reliance' on Clint Dempsey

Fulham manager Martin Jol has praised Clint Dempsey's form but rejects the notion his side are becoming over reliant on the American.

Andy Johnson is sent tumbling by goalkeeper Tim Krul, which led to Fulham’s second penalty

Dempsey in charge after Jol's reshuffle

Fulham 5 Newcastle United 2: Striker claims second-half hat-trick as revamped Fulham run riot in response to Newcastle opener

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Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
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Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
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The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

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Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
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The online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce site
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Artist Olafur Eliasson's latest large-scale works are inspired by the paintings of JMW Turner

Magic circles: Artist Olafur Eliasson

Eliasson's works will go alongside a new exhibition of JMW Turner at Tate Britain. He tells Jay Merrick why the paintings of his hero are ripe for reinvention
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
Matthew McConaughey has been singing the praises of bumbags (shame he doesn't know how to wear one)

Matthew McConaughey sings the praises of bumbags

Shame he doesn't know how to wear one. Harriet Walker explains the dos and don'ts of fanny packs
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Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

The midfielder returned to the Premier League after two years last weekend. The controversial character had much to discuss after his first game back
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home