News Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Anna, Sir Richard Branson, far right, and Irish activist Sir Bob Geldof, second from right, during the opening ceremony for the One Young World summit

The world is in a terrible mess. Global warming is causing irreversible damage to the environment, poverty and greed is stifling progress and corruption is rife. The solution? It’s time to hand over the reigns to the next generation. 

The former Everton striker adds experience to the Spurs squad, says Kevin Bond

Kevin Bond urges fans to 'trust in Harry's judgement'

Kevin Bond, the Tottenham assistant manager, is excited with their January transfer dealings, even if some Spurs supporters are not.

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications of taking the England captaincy away from John Terry

FA cast votes over John Terry captaincy

Legal implications of removing captaincy assessed before likely announcement today

David Bentley had been loaned to West Ham but suffered a serious injury

David Bentley surprise inclusion in Tottenham squad list

David Bentley could make a shock appearance for Tottenham before the end of the season after he was named in the club's 25-man squad for the rest of the current campaign.

Samba is Blackburn's most valuable player

'Fit and available' Chris Samba to miss Blackburn's weekend game reveals Steve Kean

Blackburn captain Christopher Samba is fit and available but will not be in the squad for Saturday's trip to Arsenal, Rovers boss Steve Kean said today.

Sidwell will be out for six weeks

Steve Sidwell sidelined for Fulham with hernia problem

Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell faces up to six weeks on the sidelines with a hernia injury, manager Martin Jol has confirmed.

Djibril Cissé celebrates scoring after just 12 minutes of his Queen’s Park Rangers debut last night

Djibril Cisse '100 per cent' confident QPR will survive

Striker Djibril Cisse is "100% confident" QPR will survive in the Barclays Premier League after scoring on his debut in the 2-2 draw at Aston Villa last night.

Martin O'Neill: you can’t beat hugs and jokes

Martin O'Neill plays down Sunderland surge

Martin O'Neill is refusing to let anyone be carried away by Sunderland's surge into the top half of the Barclays Premier League.

Fabio Capello must not allow the distractions surrounding John Terry to jeopardise England’s preparations

Sam Wallace: FA must brave storm and do right thing: leave him out of England side

If the Football Association hierarchy is honest with itself the best news it could hope for this morning is that John Terry releases a statement saying that, given the severity of the allegations against him, and the profile of this summer's Euro 2012 tournament, he is withdrawing from international football until the case is resolved in July.

Goodison post protester bailed

The protester who brought Everton's match against Manchester City to a standstill on Tuesday by handcuffing himself to a goalpost has been charged by police.

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Krul fortune favours Pardew's 'smash and grab' Newcastle

Blackburn Rovers 0 Newcastle United 2 (Dann og 12, Obertan 90

Clint Dempsey continued his redhot run with another Fulham goal

Hodgson happy to share spoils on familiar ground

Fulham 1 (Dempsey 69) West Bromwich Albion 1 (Tchoyi 82)

Middlesbrough’s Afonso Alves was a flop after joining in January 2008 for £12m

Proof that January is foolish time to go window shopping

Ferguson's warning that mid-season transfers are risky and lack value is underlined by recent years

John Terry and Anton Ferdinand at Loftus Road in October

Sam Wallace: Why FA must stop Terry going to Euros

They must brave storm and do the right thing: remove him

Hundreds of fans gave David Beckham (and his pants, right) a rapturous reception in Regent Street yesterday

An over-the-top launch for Beckham's underwear

Former England captain brings London's Regent Street to a standstill as his range of pants makes debut at H&M

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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
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

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

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert