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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.

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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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Aren’t you glad you didn’t say that? The worst wince-and-look-away quotes of the year

Aren’t you glad you didn’t say that?

The worst wince-and-look-away quotes of the year
Hollande's vanity project is on a high-speed track to the middle of nowhere

Vanity project on a high-speed track to nowhere

France’s TGV network has become mired in controversy
Sports Quiz of the Year

Sports Quiz of the Year

So, how closely were you paying attention during 2014?
Alexander Armstrong on insulting Mary Berry, his love of 'Bargain Hunt', and life as a llama farmer

Alexander Armstrong on insulting Mary Berry and his love of 'Bargain Hunt'

From Armstrong and Miller to Pointless
Sanchez helps Gunners hold on after Giroud's moment of madness

Sanchez helps Gunners hold on

Olivier Giroud's moment of madness nearly costs them
A Christmas without hope: Fears grow in Gaza that the conflict with Israel will soon reignite

Christmas without hope

Gaza fears grow that conflict with Israel will soon reignite
After 150 years, you can finally visit the grisliest museum in the country

The 'Black Museum'

After 150 years, you can finally visit Britain's grisliest museum
No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

Doctor Who Christmas Special TV review
Chilly Christmas: Swimmers take festive dip for charity

Chilly Christmas

Swimmers dive into freezing British waters for charity
Veterans' hostel 'overwhelmed by kindness' for festive dinner

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect