Edwin van der Sar 'still learning'

Veteran Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar says he is still learning new tricks at 40.

Robin Scott-Elliot: How do you feel about post-match interviews? Me neither

View From The Sofa: FA Cup, ITV1/Champions League, Sky Sports

Simon Rice: Return of Antonio Valencia has reinvigorated Wayne Rooney

In the build-up to tonight’s Champions League second-leg against Chelsea, Sir Alex Ferguson has been lavishing praise on Ecuadorian winger Antonio Valencia.

Alex Ferguson highlights importance of Antonio Valencia return

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed the contribution of Antonio Valencia to the Red Devils' treble quest.

Chelsea 'obsessed' with trying to win European Cup, claims Ferguson

Manchester United's manager knows how to wind up his rivals and he was at it again yesterday, reports Sam Wallace

Hughes backs Ferguson's push for treble success

Manchester United 2 Fulham 0

United continue to power their way to title

Manchester United 2 Fulham 0

Ferguson keeps cool as winning post comes into United's view

West Ham 2 Manchester United 4

19th Manchester United title would be 'brilliant' says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney says it would be "brilliant" if Manchester United were to win a record 19th title.

Alex Ferguson enthused by Antonio Valencia return

Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Antonio Valencia's return to Manchester United first-team action.

Berbatov with late winner as Manchester United extend lead

Manchester United 1 Bolton 0

Hernandez double puts United in the quarter-finals

Manchester United 2 Marseille 1 (Manchester United win 2-1 on aggregate)

James Lawton: Beautiful ideals again fall victim on the altar of rivals' hard ambition

Wenger's toughest critics are now saying that this isn't so much a bad run as a statement of terminal failure. Who can say they do not have the most wounding evidence

Da Silvas turn telepathy into pure gold for Fergie

The sight of the teamsheet made the new banner hanging in the Stretford End read like an ironic subtitle to what we thought might unfold. "Giggs, tearing you apart since 1999," the new legend reads, though the only thing that Sir Alex Ferguson's side looked capable of ripping was the footballing convention that says you pick a row of defenders and midfielders and place a striker or two in front of them.

Rooney gives United the edge as faltering Gunners fire blanks

Manchester United 2 Arsenal 0: Djourou out for season to deepen Arsenal woes as they tumble out of third cup in two weeks despite facing side full of defenders.
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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London