Sport Jose Barkero accused four Levante team-mates of deliberately not trying against Deportivo in April

In April, Levante were 3-0 down at half-time, and in the dressing midfielder Jose Barkero accused some of his team-mates of deliberately not trying

TRAVEL; AN ANDALUSIAN BLOOMSBURY

Dora Carrington, Lytton Strachey, Bertrand Russell, Virginia Woolf:all passed through the tiny village of Yegen in southern Spain. Its mountain walks and village life are as alluring today

OBITUARY:Emilio Garca Gomez

One of the last surviving links with the literary life of Spain in the Twenties, Emilio Garca Gomez was a scholar and a translator who specialised in Hispano-Arabic poetry.

Massage in a bottleneck

Today's buzz words are `the environment' and `service quality' `We want people to leave with a pleasant memory of our loos'

Something Moor than minimalist

So what did Michael Nyman do after The Piano? Philip Sweeney went to Morocco to find out

Theme park plan for BBC

Pearson studies feasibility of `EastEnders' studio attraction

LEADING ARTICLE:Sharper, clearer, greener, better

There are two international conferences to choose from next week. In Berlin, the Global Climate Protection Conference will look at progress made on saving the world from global warming since the 1992 Earth summit in Rio. Meanwhile, Granada, in Spain, will host an "International Conference on Car-Free Cities". Visitors will appreciate the irony of this. In Granada only the toilets are free of traffic.

Rentokil growth tops 20% again

BY NIGEL COPE

Robinson emerges from clash of the egos at BSkyB : OUTLOOK

Put Rupert Murdoch's News International, the French group Chargeurs, the British media conglomerate Pearson and the Granada TV and catering firm on the same board, and it is a certainty that the powers involved will find much to disagree about.

Rallying: Lartigue's Dakar win

Pierre Lartigue stayed cool in the African heat to win his second Dakar title when the rally ended in the Senegalese capital yesterday.

OUT OF THE BLUE

THE RAINFOREST-CLAD SOLOMONS ARE ISLANDS OF RARE, AFFECTING BEAUTY WHER E THE WELCOME IS AS WARM AS THE DEEP CORAL SEA

Finnish pair lead

RALLYING The Citroen team took a commanding lead in the Paris-Dakar Rally yesterday when their cars filled the top three places in the 106-mile first stage between Granada and Motril, Spain.

Belgravia's adventurers head for the desert

Two young Britons will tomorrow start the Granada-Dakar Rally with a minimum of preparation and knowledge. Jeremy Hart reports

No charity

Granada, Spain - Some 3,000 pilgrims at the shrine of Saint Cayetano staged a noisy protest and refused to let the priest donate their collection money to Rwandan refugees. To cries of 'We need the money more than they do' and 'Where is Rwanda anyway?' the priest suspended mass at the shrine on Sunday.
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee