Sport Kevin Mirallas shoots at the second time of asking to score for Everton

Everton 1 Burnley 0: Clarets fume at referee Mike Jones after he awards Everton a penalty and sends off Barnes, only to let Mirallas off after a shocking tackle

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Defoe joins Sunderland, Falcao must prove himself at Manchester United, Arsenal agree Bielik fee

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Friday 16 January

Kevin Strootman, Mats Hummels, Gonzalo Higuain and Nathanial Clyne

These cheap shots must be stopped - footballers are endangering the careers of their peers by needlessly pushing them

COMMENT: A few recent high profile incidents have highlighted an issue that must be dealt with

Adrian, the West Ham keeper, celebrates scoring the winning kick as his side beat Everton 9-8 on penalties after a thrilling FA Cup 2-2 draw

FA Cup 'excitement' delights Sam Allardyce after West Ham beat Everton on penalties

Sam Allardyce struggled to recall a match of such highs and lows after watching his West Ham side put him through the wringer before goalkeeper Adrian scored the decisive penalty to see them progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of 10-man Everton.

Samuel Eto'o exit from Everton: Roberto Martinez admits striker may move on

The striker has been used out of position this season

Lionel Messi signs autographs outside the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich on Monday

Transfer news and rumours - LIVE: Lionel Messi latest, plus talk on Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Tuesday 13 January

Arsenal have spent less than QPR, Hull and Crystal Palace since the January transfer window was created in 2003

Arsenal have an average net spend of just £4.3m in the January window

Fernandinho of Manchester City celebrates with teammates David Silva and Sergio Aguero after scoring the opening goal against Everton

Crunch time looming for Manchester City on and off the pitch as Frank Lampard and Wilfried Bony deals to be resolved

Uefa financial probe hangs over club following draw with Everton

David Silva celebrates scoring Manchester City's third goal

Everton vs Manchester City team news: David Silva one of seven changes as Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany return from injury

Everton show three changes but James Milner is a notable absentee for City

Crystal Palace v Tottenham live

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham live: Latest score and Premier League updates; Chelsea beat Newcastle to stay top; Manchester City held

Follow the latest news and updates from the Premier League with Burnley v QPR, Leicester v Aston Villa, Swansea v West Ham, West Brom v Hull and Crystal Palace v Spurs

Transfer news - LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Friday 9 January

Manuel Pellegrini watches his side draw 2-2 with Burnley

Everton vs Manchester City: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at Goodison Park

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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...