Sport Alex Song (right) of Cameroon

Counting down the 100 players to look out for in Brazil this summer

Birmingham Diary: Tory fringe despair at antics of Coalition Cameroons

Representatives at the Conservative conference are not all seething with rancour over the compromises they have had to make through being in coalition with the Liberal Democrats, but a lively minority are. Nearly 150 gathered in a side hall yesterday to hear the Tory MEP Roger Helmer and the Daily Mail's Melanie Phillips denounce David Cameron for not setting Britain on a course that would get us out of the EU.

The big talking point is a taboo subject

Andrew Grice on the delegates' mood

Dennis Kavanagh: The party's right wing is wrong: leader did well not to listen

The Conservatives' 2010 election campaign gained a bad press, not least from party members. As they mingle at the Birmingham conference, activists, particularly on the right, mutter that the party could have won outright had Cameron listened to them.

Cholera epidemic kills 800 people

The worst cholera epidemic in Nigeria in 19 years has killed nearly 800 people in two months. The disease is also spreading to Cameroon, Chad and Niger, where it has killed hundreds of others.

Lives Remembered: Doctor Ymke Warren

Dr Ymke Warren, who was murdered in her home in Limbe, Cameroon on 29 June by unknown assailants, was a conservationist with the Wildlife Conservation Society who worked to protect the world's rarest great ape, the Cross River gorilla. Quiet and even-handed, she excelled in connecting with people and inspiring others to protect Africa's wildlife heritage.

Michael Brown: Now no MP will accept cuts

The Prime Minister now signals to all lobbyists, politicians and the media that raw politics, as well as economics, will drive the direction of government cuts

Milla hits out at African teams

Roger Milla believes the display by the African nations at the World Cup has been disappointing.

Cameroon could turn to Matthäus after Le Guen's Cup disaster

Cameroon have begun the search for a new coach to replace Frenchman Paul Le Guen who stepped down after their worst-ever World Cup performance in South Africa, senior federation (Fecafoot) officials told state radio.

Abused, humiliated and abandoned. What really happens when the UK deports failed asylum-seekers

On a sunny April morning earlier this year, a plane took off from Heathrow's northern runway at a little after 6.30am and turned towards the South coast. Unlike other flights, this one didn't appear on any of the airport's departure boards. Nor were those on board holidaymakers or businessmen.

Japan given cause for optimism as they tackle Paraguay's faltering challenge

Paraguay v Japan: Today, Pretoria, 3pm, ITV1

Protected diplomats 'committed serious offences'

Staff from foreign embassies in Britain have escaped prosecution despite allegedly committing a range of offences including human trafficking, sexual assault, threats to kill and drinking and driving.

On this day in world cup history: Russia 6 Cameroon 1, 28 June 1994

With Russia already out of the 1994 finals in the US, their last group game, against Cameroon in Stanford, offered little of interest for neutrals. Enter unknown striker Oleg Salenko, who destroyed the African side to become the first, and only, player to score five goals in a single World Cup finals match.

Van Persie and Huntelaar help Dutch continue winning run

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
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The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

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The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

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Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
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The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
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English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

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Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee