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A view of Rangers fans

Rangers striker Francisco Sandaz suspended after being duped into revealing salary details in hoax telephone call

The striker also said he was open to a move away from Rangers

Review: Sky Hub SR101 broadband router

On the Buttons: Sky's latest broadband helper is stylish and easy to set up - and it's free to new Sky subscribers

Chelsea say any potential move to a new stadium will be dependent upon them buying the freehold for Stamford Bridge

Chelsea freeze ticket prices at Stamford Bridge yet again

Prices stay the same for sixth time in eight seasons

Owner Jay Penske with model Devon Aoki

Credits roll for Variety, Hollywood's daily bible

A sad landmark for newspaper that brought the world 'Wall St lays an egg'

<b>January 3 - Paul Buckle (Bristol Rovers) </b><br/>
Following a 2-0 defeat at Barnet, which consigned Bristol Rovers to their fourth consecutive defeat, Buckle was sacked. Rovers had not won in eight matches and with the west country club sitting five points above the Football League's bottom two, the Pirates hierarchy acted. Chairman Nick Higgs said:

Paul Buckle leaves Luton Town for 'personal reasons'

Paul Buckle has left Blue Square Bet Premier play-off hopefuls Luton with immediate effect for personal reasons. Confirmation of his departure came just before last night's match against Macclesfield at Moss Rose – and after they were knocked out of the FA Cup by Millwall on Saturday.

Mickelson

Phil Mickelson falls agonisingly short of 59 at the Phoenix Open

American would have become only the sixth player to dip under 60 on the PGA Tour

Why Vine, Twitter's new video-sharing service, is the best six seconds of your life

Twitter’s new video-sharing service isn’t a fad; it’s a revolutionary new medium

Cycling: Shane Sutton 'steps back' at Team Sky

Team Sky head coach Shane Sutton has left his job and moved into an advisory role with the British outfit.

Sven-Goran Eriksson

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson returns to football with 1860 Munich

64-year-old to assist at German second division side

Aaron Swartz, founder of Reddit

Aaron Swartz - a tragic death, a remarkable man

The death of an internet visionary and one of the most influential digital figures of his generation

Swartz, 26, ‘committed suicide’

Internet wunderkind, Aaron Swartz, found dead

Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who played a key role in stopping an online piracy bill in the United States, has committed suicide, New York's chief medical examiner ruled last night.

Veteran political blogger Andrew Sullivan leaves Daily Beast to relaunch blog as subscription-based and ad free

Andrew Sullivan, the veteran political blogger is leaving the Daily Beast in order relaunch his blog as an independent subscription-based site.

Director Abrams grants 'Star Trek' fan his dying wish

A terminally ill Star Trek fan has been granted his dying wish by the film's director, JJ Abrams, inset – a private screening of the forthcoming sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness.

Reading sign Sporting Lisbon defender Daniel Carrico

The 24-year-old Sporting captain will be out of contract in June

Festive cheer for Waitrose

Heston Blumethal specials like his figgy pudding and chocolate cake helped Waitrose to its best Christmas period ever, the John Lewis-owned supermarket chain revealed today.

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Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast & Montenegro
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Lisbon, Oporto and the Douro Valley
Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
Spain
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project