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Charlotte Raven: 'Who'll be my role model?'

Our choice of heroine says a lot about us, whether it's Rihanna or Rebecca Adlington. But as she mourns the loss of the woman who most inspired her, Charlotte Raven argues that today's contenders offer little to look up to

New Apprentice contestants unveiled

A former cycling champion and a trained actress are among the contestants battling to work alongside Lord Sugar for the new series of The Apprentice.

West Ham's superior bid threatens Spurs' dreams of joining elite

West Ham are set to be announced as the preferred bidders for the Olympic Stadium this morning after they were judged to have met more of the criteria set by the Olympic Park Legacy Company than Tottenham. The decision is a body blow to Tottenham's long-term bid to establish themselves among the elite of English football.

Tottenham hit back at Karen Brady 'scaremongering'

The contest to take over the Olympic Stadium broke out into a war of words last night with Tottenham launching the first image of their design and chairman Daniel Levy condemning remarks by West Ham's Karren Brady as "scaremongering and highly irresponsible".

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Spectacular own goal costs Andy Gray his £1.7m-a-year job

The football commentator Andy Gray was yesterday sacked by BSkyB from his £1.7m-a-year job following the emergence of a succession of recordings in which he could be heard making sexist comments – prompting speculation that he is being punished for suing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, the company's largest shareholder.