The Latics play Millwall at Wembley on Saturday
Almost everybody seems depressed by the constant chill weather. But our Head of Travel has a handy guide for how to beat the gloom in Spring. Try Barcelona!
'I've always got my eyes open to design'
What does a teenage girl want most on a fabulous holiday to the Caribbean? A tan? A chance to drive a jet-ski? The possibility of a Rihanna sighting? Well, some might, but my daughter was most excited about ordering room service.
Christmas is just over six weeks away. And if the prospect of turkey followed by more turkey, darkness before teatime, and all those sitcom specials on television makes your heart sink, then it isn't too late to plan your escape. Book a cruise now and, rather than peeling sprouts on Christmas morning, you could have a leisurely breakfast in the sunshine and then do only what you want to all day long.
Matt Prior has been passed fit to keep wicket for England in the third Test against West Indies at Edgbaston today.
'I tasted the freshest, most wonderful clams ever in Emilia-Romagna'
Gus Poyet has urged Roman Abramovich to hand Roberto Di Matteo the Chelsea job full time, dubbing the decision a complete no-brainer.
Wladimir Klitschko will be aiming for his 50th career knockout when he defends his world heavyweight titles against French challenger Jean-Marc Mormeck tonight.
It may be his first solo mission overseas on behalf of his grandmother but for the people of Jamaica there is only one question surrounding the visit of Prince Harry next week: where will he party?
Jack Davenport and Andrew Lincoln are among the British actors wowing audiences in the US. By Sarah Hughes
Now... Barbados Bliss
British Airways Holidays has a week's break at the Dover Beach Hotel in Barbados (room only), a short drive from Bridgetown. The deal includes flights from Gatwick on 3 Sept for £674pp. Britishairways.com
The island of Fuerteventura makes for an ideal winter sun escape. Thomas Cook will fly you out from Birmingham a week from today – Wednesday 14 December – for a seven-night stay at the Rio Calma Hotel on the Costa Calma. The package costs £425 per person with half-board accommodation. Thomascook.com
'Bali turned out to be a pretty magical trip'
Suspended Fifa vice-president Jack Warner says he has no plans to meet investigators probing bribery allegations.
Far from the glitz of Sandy Lane, Emily Dugan enjoys superb Bajan food and hospitality at this refurbished boutique hotel