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San Lorenzo's home match with All Boys in the Argentine first division this weekend has been suspended after Saints defender Jonathan Bottinelli was attacked by a fan of his own club.
Arsenal, Blackburn, Cardiff, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United have won through to the Carling Cup quarter-finals.
Corinthians president Andres Sanchez has been quoted in the Brazilian media claiming his club's bid to sign Carlos Tevez is back on at a reduced rate of around £16m.
Thousands of BBC staff are to be balloted on strike action in a row about jobs, pay and conditions, raising the threat of disruption to flagship shows – and possibly coverage of the 2012 Olympics.
He's made the shortlist three times before, but finally the novelist has taken the prize
Liam Fox's aides turned on Adam Werritty last night, describing him as a "Walter Mitty figure" who took advantage of the minister's friendship.
I feel a little queasy about writing an anniversary piece, as I was in the room in August 1986 – two months before the launch of The Independent – when the founding editor Andreas Whittam Smith declared that one of the many ways in which we should break the mould was by avoiding anniversary journalism. Twenty-five years on and I'm still disobeying his instructions, although that particular pledge, to be fair, didn't last terribly long.
Up to a dozen News International executives, including Rebekah Brooks, learned in 2006 that the Metropolitan Police had evidence that more than one News of the World journalist was implicated in the phone-hacking scandal.
A former Russian police officer has been arrested on suspicion of organising the killing of investigative journalist, Anna Politkovskaya, in 2006. Lieutenant-Colonel Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov is accused of plotting the logistics of the killing whilst he was still working as the head of a top police unit.
After almost a week of being held captive by Gaddafi loyalists, a group of international correspondents was freed from the Rixos Hotel yesterday evening.
Malcolm Gladwell's rule states that the key to success in any field is partly a matter of practising the task for around 10,000 hours.
Given the current lag in consumer perkiness, we've seen all manner of discounting, BOGOFs and aspirational advertising as part of a sector-wide plea for us to part with cash in the name of economic growth. So here's an interesting tactic from preppy pre-teen haven Abercrombie & Fitch – the offer of compensation to a cast member (above) of reality TV show Jersey Shore on the condition he cease wearing its clothes.
What is so heartening about Louise Mensch’s response is the sight of a strong-minded person standing up in her own name against a mean, rat-like prig
'I enjoy following in Beethoven's footsteps'
Tales of raucous excess and tortured creativity are the hallmarks of a good rock autobiography. Best read with a bottle of Jack Daniels at your elbow...
The sacking of a journalist at one of Russia's leading news agencies over a homophobic outburst on his blog has reignited an inflammatory debate over a ban on gay pride marches in the country.