Newcastle fans hold an Alan Pardew sign

Hull vs Southampton: Hull City boss Steve Bruce raises a glass to Southampton’s sparkling example

Tigers manager looks up to lofty Saints following 1-0 defeat

Diego Costa, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Graziano Pelle

Premier League live: Arsenal vs Burnley, Chelsea vs QPR, Everton vs Swansea, Hull vs Saints, Leicester vs West Brom and Stoke vs West Ham

Newcastle recorded a surprise 1-0 win over Liverpool in the day's early game

Abel Hernandez vs Graziano Pelle: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Hull City and Southampton

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the KC Stadium

Hull's Mohamed Diame (left) challenges West Ham's inston Reid (right)

Premier League: Hull vs Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the KC Stadium

Tom Ince has been linked with a loan move to Nottingham Forest

Tom Ince transfer news: Nottingham Forest linked with loan move for Hull midfielder Ince

Ince could join the Championship club on an initial one-month loan after falling out of favour at the KC Stadium

Premier League weekend review: Manchester United grab late point against Chelsea, Arsenal fail to impress, Liverpool struggle to recreate last season

Video: The Independent looks back at the major headlines from the weekend's Premier League action

Manchester United players celebrate Robin van Persie's goal against Chelsea

Six things we learnt: Manchester United show even the mighty can fall; Arsenal in danger of slipping away; Liverpool are tired for a reason

Pardew and Allardyce reaping rewards of owners' faith, time running out for Poyet and Spurs must give Pochettino a real chance

Mario Balotelli pictured in the 0-0 draw with Hull

Liverpool 0 Hull 0: Anfield needs to help Mario Balotelli fit in, says Steve Bruce

The Liverpool forward was ineffective again against Hull

Mario Balotelli pictured in the 0-0 draw with Hull

Liverpool vs Hull City: 'We believe in Mario Balotelli and hope he starts scoring goals,' says Reds' defender Martin Skrtel

Balotelli missed a gilt-edged chance late on in the 0-0 draw

Mario Balotelli pictured in the 0-0 draw with Hull
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers with Mario Balotelli at Liverpool’s Melwood training ground this week

Liverpool vs Hull City team news: Mario Balotelli starts despite recent criticism

A look at the teams lining up for this Premier League match

Swansea vs Leicester: Premier League live blog, including reaction to wins for Arsenal and Southampton

All the action and goals from the Premier League on Saturday 25 October

Brendan Rodgers remonstrates on the touchline during Liverpool's win over QPR

Liverpool vs Hull City: Match preview to today's Premier League meeting

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Anfield

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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