Thirty-two countries qualified for the Fifa tournament – but which will be our favourite destinations in 2014 and what do they have to offer that's new? Over a series of articles, Chris Leadbeater studies the form, starting with the hosts ...
The lowdown on all of the teams in Group G
The Uruguyan will hope to continue his strong run of form when the Cottagers visit Anfield today
'I work so much and make so much but I don't feel like I have quite done it'
Cameron should think carefully before he progresses with this scheme, which has been greeted with anger and disbelief by the very people the PM has tried to woo
Theresa May is pressing ahead with a controversial scheme to force visitors from “high-risk” countries in Asia and Africa to pay a “security bond” of £3,000 before they are allowed into Britain.
Fancy laying your head down one last time in a Coca-Cola bottle? Or an aeroplane? You name it you can be buried in it, says Paul Bignell
Shall we agree to agree that art’s pretty lightweight when all’s said and done? That it’s jokey fluff and flummery for the most part? Life’s certainly a fun house over at the Turner Prize this year.
AC Milan midfielder took a stand against abuse by leaving the pitch in January
The midfielder is on loan until the end of the current season
Jordan Ayew gets the club's third dismissal in two games
Arsenal midfielder currently on loan with Fulham
Burkina Faso 1 Ghana 1 (aet; Burkina Faso win 3-2 on penalties)
African Nations Cup semi-finals take place tomorrow
AC Milan forward walked off after being abused
AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is considering his future in Italian football in the wake of a racial attack which prompted him to walk off the pitch during a friendly this week.