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Second powerful earthquake kills 15 people

At least 15 people died and 12 were missing yesterday after the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna was struck by a powerful earthquake, the second to hit the area in just ten days.

Italian players arrested in match-fixing probe

The spectre of corruption returned to haunt Italian football yesterday when former star World Cup striker Beppe Signori was among 16 people arrested after investigators busted a football match-fixing operation that was so big police dubbed it a "proper criminal organisation".

Inter unfazed by CSKA's '12th man'

Jose Mourinho believes playing on an artificial pitch will be like child's play for his Internazionale team as they look to knock out CSKA Moscow in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tonight.

Milan target Beckham for long-term stay

AC Milan have become increasingly confident of mounting a full Serie A title challenge this season and are quietly hopeful David Beckham will stay long-term.

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Ready, set, draw: A new campaign is shining a spotlight on the next

According to Booktrust, an independent national charity that encourages reading in all age groups, it is about time we moved on from picture-book classics gathering dust on our bookshelves, including Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are, Brian Wildsmith's ABC, Raymond Briggs's The Snowman, Shirley Hughes's Alfie books, and Quentin Blake's Mr Magnolia, to shine a spotlight on the next generation of illustrators.