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A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round tie at the Etihad Stadium

The Bargain Hunter: 100 holidays for £100

If you're thinking about booking a low-cost holiday this autumn, look no further than EasyJet's 100 holidays for £100 sale. Breaks include seven nights in a three-star hotel in the Algarve (departing from Belfast) for £57 per person, two nights in a four-star hotel in Tallinn, Estonia (departing from Liverpool) for £67 per person and two nights in a four-star hotel in Bologna, Italy (departing from Gatwick) for £88 per person. Visit http://ind.pn/nnmDQC for the full list of holiday offers.

Ruthless pursuit of Premier cash begins

The Championship is once again wide open with clubs prepared to spend big to win a promotion worth £100m. Paul Newman reports

Leroy Lita on verge of Swansea move

Middlesbrough striker Leroy Lita today edged closer to a move to Swansea after agreeing personal terms with the Barclays Premier League newcomers.

Swansea agree loan deal for Tottenham defender Steven Caulker

Swansea have agreed a deal with Tottenham which will see defender Steven Caulker join the Welsh club on a season-long loan.

Watford appoint Sean Dyche as manager

Watford have confirmed the appointment of Sean Dyche as their new manager.

West Ham begin Championship life against Cardiff

Sam Allardyce will start his career as West Ham manager with a tasty-looking npower Championship opener at home to Cardiff on August 6.

Outside the Box: Blackpool on big dipper as Villa rule once again in the Midlands

The final week of the season is the worst possible time to drop to your lowest position of the campaign, which was the fate of three Premier League clubs.

Danny Wilson named as manager of Sheffield United

Sheffield United have announced the appointment of Danny Wilson as their new manager.

15 arrests in violent protests in Bristol

More than a dozen people have been arrested after a demonstration in Bristol turned violent leaving police and protesters injured.

Round-Up: Rodgers outraged by Swansea's slump

Brendan Rodgers, the Swansea manager, reacted bitterly to his side's 2-1 defeat at Burnley on Saturday, their fourth successive reverse on the road, which leaves them five points behind big rivals Cardiff in the race for the second automatic promotion spot.

Lansbury's late strike sends Norwich second

Norwich City 3 Bristol City 1

Round-up: Norwich eye second after rivals falter

Norwich City will seek to capitalise on weekend slip-ups by their fellow promotion hopefuls when they entertain Bristol City at Carrow Road this evening.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

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Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
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Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

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Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
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Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links