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Arsenal attacker sticks to his guns about Capello but tells Sam Wallace he wants a central striking role for club and country

When life's too serious to take off your tie

Gordon Brown could be Chancellor soon. He lives on yoghurt, bananas and 18-hour days, and declares everything outside politics a waste of time - except football, now and then

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Simms resigns at Halifax

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Could you please not repeat the question?

1. Have you noticed that newspapers used to commission and print opinion poll results the whole time, but that even in advance of the coming election there don't seem to be any?

Sports Letters: The loss on the Tyne

From Mary Garfitt

No job for Lydon yet

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Football college for ashen-faced bosses

Managers cracking up under the strain of coping with the pressures of modern football are on course to get a little professional help.

Make Your Player Transfers Today

Today we publish the latest results in our Independent Fantasy Football game, supported by Philips Energy Saver Light Bulbs. And, if you fancy making some team changes, then here's your chance to do so.

Vote vultures hover over Tapie's bones

The vultures are out in force this weekend, disputing the remains of Bernard Tapie's political power base - his parliamentary constituency of Gardanne near Marseille. The by-election, to be held tomorrow, was declared after Mr Tapie, showman turned football manager turned politician, was forced to resign his seat after losing his appeals against a fraud conviction and bankruptcy.

Wenger's last orders

Arsene Wenger, the new Arsenal manager, will curb players' drinking in an effort to end the scandals that have afflicted the club. The Frenchman will insist his players only drink on their days off.

Lee puzzled by the notion of a poisoned chalice

Manchester City's beleaguered chairman explains to Ken Jones the problems he has had finding a new manager and talks frankly of his own role at the club

...but actresses still earn 15% less than male stars

Female performers rarely realise that they are being paid less than their male counterparts, it was claimed yesterday, because actors and, particularly, their agents are reluctant to reveal their earnings.

How to master the art of showing off

Today we turn to the subject of master classes. No festival would be complete without a master class. No TV schedule would be complete without a master class or two, especially if the TV station is looking to have its franchise renewed and wants to look a bit cultural, cheaply.

Ferguson's faith is rewarded

Glenn Moore pays tribute to the style and allure of the new champions of the Premiership

McCarthy pleads innocence

Mick McCarthy, the Republic of Ireland manager, yesterday claimed that he was an innocent victim of last season's FA Cup final ticket scandal.
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Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
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We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
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Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

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David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices
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Can we learn to love Ryanair again?

Four recent travellers give their verdicts on the carrier's improved customer service
Billionaire founder of Spanx launches range of jeans that offers

Spanx launches range of jeans

The jeans come in two styles, multiple cuts and three washes and will go on sale in the UK in October
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Aural pleasure: 10 best over-ear headphones

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Commonwealth Games 2014: David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end

Commonwealth Games

David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end
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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Downhill all the way to the top for the Atherton siblings
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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

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Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

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Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star