Sport Santi Cazorla of Arsenal celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at the Emirates Stadium

David Bentley: Much more superhero than villain

He's derided as arrogant, but when football has so few characters let's embrace a great entertainer who always plays the game with a smile on his face. Steve Tongue meets David Bentley

Keane has the right 'ingredients' says Wenger

Arsene Wenger always felt Roy Keane had the right "ingredients" to make a successful manager - and maintains it will not be long before some of his Arsenal old boys make an impression in the dugout.

James Lawton: Mirage of Oranje glory works the old magic once again

Rudi Krol, a true representative of Dutch football, in that, apart from being a natural-born player of sumptuous talent, he could have picked an argument at the Last Supper, once shared a bottle of Rioja in the hills above Barcelona – and a haunting fear.

Wenger claims Old Trafford reverse cost Arsenal the title

The Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, has insisted his side are "better than at the start of the season" despite their collapse in the Premier League title race. The Gunners, 6-2 winners at Derby on Monday night, topped the table for six months of the campaign until a miserable run of four draws and a defeat saw their hopes of winning a first championship in four years slip away.

Olmert agrees to US request for talks with Palestinians

Israel's Prime Minister agreed to President Bush's request last night that he start negotiations soon with the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. But Ehud Olmert made clear that if no peace deal was achieved "within three or four years" the Jewish state would unilaterally impose its own border rearrangement.

US wants Security Council briefing on Suu Kyi

The United States signalled yesterday that it intends pressing for renewed debate in the United Nations Security Council on relations with Burma's brutal military junta after the surprise visit to the country by a senior UN envoy at the weekend.

Thousands march in Turkey to denounce Islamic gunman's attack

More than 15,000 Turks, from students to judges still in their robes, marched in the capital to support secularism and to condemn a courtroom shooting that killed one judge and wounded four others.

Bid battle looms as oven maker Enodis rejects £796m offer

Hopes of a bidding war for Enodis, the oven maker, sent shares in the company up by more than 13 per cent yesterday, despite the management's stern rejection of a £796m bid for the business at the weekend.

On surfari on the Dingle Peninsula

Ireland's waves are the stuff of legend. Yet Alex Wade always preferred to point his surfboard in the direction of warmer climes. Then he visited the Dingle ...

Arsenal 3 West Bromwich 1: Bergkamp's blast from the past casts Albion adrift

Arsenal stay in chase for fourth with late surge
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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

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
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
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
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Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
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Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

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Lambrusco is back on the menu

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