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A look ahead to the midweek FA Cup replay at the Etihad.

Bowyer snatches late equaliser as United just cling to top spot

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Balotelli rewards Mancini's faith as City enhance title credibility

Striker leads side in easy win over Villa and closer to top spot as United are held by Birmingham

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Carlo Ancelotti expects to come in for criticism following Chelsea's dramatic slump in fortunes.

Radebe: 'The bullet went into my back and out my thigh'

The former South Africa captain's incredible life story of running with Soweto gangs, losing his wife to cancer and his love affair with Leeds United

United's growing failings exposed by Coyle's transformed Bolton

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Bent marks card for Cattermole after captain's loss of discipline

Sunderland 2 Birmingham City 2

Penalty keeps Villa in hunt for Champions League spot

Aston Villa 1 Birmingham 0

Dunn's brace aids Rovers survival bid

Blackburn Rovers 2 Birmingham City 1

Newcastle star Taylor in hospital after training ground bust-up

Newcastle defender Steven Taylor was recovering in hospital today amid reports of a training ground bust-up with striker Andy Carroll.

McLeish reveals foreign ownership fears

Alex McLeish fears for the future of British managers as the number of foreign investors in the Barclays Premier League continues to grow.

Piquionne's pair sends 'lucky' Grant down Wembley way

Portsmouth 2 Birmingham City 0

Lee Bowyer: 'There were times when I overstepped the mark'

The Brian Viner Interview: Until recently Lee Bowyer was one of the most vilified players in the Premier League but the Birmingham midfielder has finally cleaned up his act and, older and wiser, can reflect on the latest scandals afflicting the game

Spurs move into fourth place with win at Wigan

Premier League Round-Up

Michel completes Birmingham switch

Alex McLeish admits Birmingham's fine form during the first half of the season means new signing Michel can be given additional time to settle at St Andrew's.

Ferguson faces ban for latest referee jibe

FA may enforce two-game suspended sentence after criticism of Fletcher's red card
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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