Arsene Wenger has promised Arsenal fans that the club will remain active until the end of the transfer window

Arsenal v Aston Villa: Arsene Wenger not expecting 'presents' from Premier League rivals in title race

The Gunners kick off their season tomorrow at the Emirates

Spa Star: Remède Spa, St Regis Resort, Bali

Treatment of the month

Major mobile manufacturers admit to using environmentally disastrous tin

Nokia, Sony, Motorola, LG and Blackberry all admit the possibility of using tin from the island of Bangka, an environmental danger spot

Lukas Podolski celebrates with his Arsenal teammates after opening the scoring against Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds 1 Arsenal 2: Four out of four for Arsenal as Chuba Akpom winner gives Gunners narrow victory

Lukas Podolski also on target against Urawa Red Diamonds as winning start to the season continues

Demba Ba

Demba Ba ready to fight for Chelsea place amid competition from Fernando Torres, Romelu Lukaku and possibly Wayne Rooney

Jose Mourinho is currently figuring out his best options in attack

Fernando Torres

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho tells Fernando Torres to see competition for places as a challenge

Wayne Rooney could be added to the options in attack

Luis Suarez arrives in Bangkok with the Liverpool team

Transfer news: Luis Suarez ready to let Premier League intervene and settle Liverpool and Arsenal stand-off over £40m bid

The striker believes Liverpool are contractually obligated to accept the current bid

Jose Mourinho and Wayne Rooney

Transfer news: Jose Mourinho 'calm' over pursuit of Wayne Rooney - 10 days after Manchester United rejected bid from Chelsea

Manager says Chelsea is 'happy with what we have' - despite making a big money bid for the England striker

Bertrand Traore

Indonesia All-Stars 1 Chelsea 8 match report: Exceptional prospect Bertrand Traore scores again in pre-season demolition job

Romelu Lukaku and Ramires score twice while Eden Hazard, Demba Ba, John Terry and Bertrand Traore also on scoresheet

Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals he will use Frank Lampard more sparingly this season

Due to his age, the midfielder needs special treatment says the Chelsea boss

Search continues for asylum seekers missing after boat bound for Australia sinks

Tragedy comes days after prime minister changed refugee policy so that people who arrive by boat will no longer be allowed to settle there

Mourinho seems intent on capturing Rooney

Jose Mourinho hints Manchester United risk putting themselves 'under pressure' if they delay Wayne Rooney transfer to Chelsea

Chelsea are preparing an improved bid for the England striker - aware United would sell for around £30m

Ashley Cole

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole opens up about Jose Mourinho during rare appearance in front of the media

Following Chelsea's bid for Wayne Rooney, Cole says the opportunity to work with the 'Special One' is a factor that should be considered

Liverpool fans at the MCG

Liverpool match against Melbourne Victory to be watched by 95,000 as club's popularity shows no signs of abating

The Reds are on a pre-season tour of Australia and Asia

Market Report: Fresh licence lifts Bahamas Petroleum

As the UK was braced for tropical weather with storms on the way, punters decided a bet on an oil explorer in the Bahamas was appropriate yesterday. Bahamas Petroleum gushed as much as 20 per cent in morning trade on news that it had got its licences renewed and extended by the Bahamas Government and the Ministry of the Environment.

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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

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