Strife at the Staggers – what now after Kampfner walks out?

As one magazine editor departs, another is forced to jump when 'The Business' closes. Joy Lo Dico reports on the weekly woes

Coventry sack Dowie as Robson awaits fate

In the old days, extended FA Cup runs used to be the saving grace for managers under pressure. No longer, as Iain Dowie and Bryan Robson can testify.

Jon Gaunt: 'I'm the voice of ordinary folk'

As a top presenter on TalkSport radio and star columnist on The Sun, Jon Gaunt has the reputation as the most rabid right-wing ranter in British media. He tells Ian Burrell about being the scourge of the liberal press and his college friendship with Simon Le Bon

Round-Up: Saints toil to claim victory over Bury and march into next round

League Two side Bury held managerless Southampton for 71 minutes at St Mary's on Saturday before Andrew Surman and Grzegorz Rasiak struck to put the Saints in the hat for the next round.

FA Cup round-up: Lambert dives in to keep Rovers on a roll

On a day of few surprises in the FA Cup, the dreams of two League One sides nonetheless continued as Bristol Rovers and Huddersfield Town advanced to the last 16. Having disposed of Fulham after a third-round penalty shoot-out, Rovers found League Two side Barnet a tough nut.

Chris Kirkland: 'My passion to be a firefighter has always been with me'

Most Premier League footballers can afford not to worry about what they will be doing when they hang up their boots, but for Wigan's Chris Kirkland that is not the point. He tells Ian Herbert why he is determined to join the fire service

Today in the Championship

* BRISTOL CITY Manager Gary Johnson said he was disappointed to see supporters leaving early during City's 2-1 defeat to Middlesbrough on Saturday. "We really appreciate the fans coming here but we need their support for 90 or 93 minutes," he said. "It is soul-destroying sometimes when you want to give it a big push and you see half the crowd leaving."

Market Report: Shares rocked by worries over US economy

Worries about a sharper than anticipated slowdown in the US economy hit stocks on both side of the Atlantic yesterday. The FTSE 100 dropped 1.3 per cent, or 74 points, to 5,822, as investors were unnerved by yet more evidence that the world's largest economy may be foundering.

No Pain, No Gain: Why restaurants are such an appetising prospect

Eating out is becoming a national obsession, with spending in restaurants continuing to grow at a remarkable rate, according to the Office for National Statistics. So it is perhaps not altogether surprising that the restaurant star of the No Pain, No Gain portfolio has served up another scintillating set of figures.

Tom Phillips: It's a freak show but he's no freak: why we love Big Brother's Pete

'We think you're great, but just a bit Tourettey for our show'

Charlton hot seat stays empty after Davies drops out

The protracted search for Charlton's new manager will continue over the weekend after Preston North End's Billy Davies became the latest man to drop out of the race to succeed Alan Curbishley at The Valley.

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A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
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How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

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