David Flatman: I hope Sale look after a valuable asset like Henry Thomas

From the Front Row: He will be under real pressure and that is tough on the body

Paperback review: Cheek By Jowl - A History of Neighbours, By Emily Cockayne

Cockayne might have relished the grisly story of 17th-century Mary King's Close in Edinburgh, where neighbours of those suffering the plague were apparently bricked up alongside them and left to die.

Norwich players were furious after the final whistle at Arsenal after seeing the points snatched away

Premier League: Norwich v Reading match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Carrow Road

The Prince of Wales reveals an extraordinary treasure trove of rarely seen artworks by members of the Royal Family past and present and explores a colourful palette of intimate family memory and observation.
James Collins of West Ham tries to tackle Nathamiel Clyne of Southampton

Brian McDermott confirmed as new Leeds United manager

Former Reading boss will take charge this weekend for match against Sheffield Wednesday

Leeds United all but confirm appointment of Brian McDermott

Former Reading manager set for a swift return to the game

A view of Reading's Madejski stadium

Reading announce minute's silence for Liverpool match - but Margaret Thatcher tributes ruled out

Hillsborough disaster will be marked at the Madejski stadium

Reading manager Nigel Adkins
Adam Lallana celebrates his goal for Southampton

Reading 0 Southampton 2 match report: Nigel Adkins new boys left on brink by the team he built

Reading 0 Southampton 2: Southampton cruise to safety as Reading are left without a point from their last seven games

Double cross: Jermaine McGillvary scored two tries for the Giants

Castleford 24 Huddersfield 40 match report: Jermaine McGillvary leads way as Huddersfield top table

Huddersfield went back to the top of Super League, at least until Wigan's game against Wakefield today, with a commanding performance – for the first 75 minutes, at any rate – that brought them a first win at Castleford for four years.

Bad connection: Lain Lerouge had struck up a Facebook friendship that turned sour

Cyber bullying: 'He told me he was a footballer. I wasn't to know I was a victim'

Growing numbers of young people are being targeted by online bullies and duped by fake profiles on social media – sometimes with distressing results

Saints' Rickie Lambert will relish the chance to line up against a Reading defence that has yet to keep a clean sheet in the league this year

Premier League: Reading v Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Madejski Stadium 

Events arm makes heavy going at Newbury

An increase in the number of punters attending Newbury Racecourse failed to offset falling annual takings from concerts and conferences as the business suffered in tough economic conditions.

Events arm makes heavy going at Newbury

An increase in the number of punters attending Newbury Racecourse failed to offset falling annual takings from concerts and conferences as the business suffered in tough economic conditions.

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Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea