Former international star wants to present a more grown image on television

Rangers reject £6.5m Leicester bid for Nikica Jelavic

Rangers have confirmed they have rejected a £6.5million bid from Leicester for striker Nikica Jelavic.

Boateng rescues an improbable point for Forest

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Sven's elusive target Maynard inflicts more misery on Leicester

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Foxes' £3m bid for Everton striker Beckford is rebuffed

Everton have rejected what is understood to be a bid of £3m from Leicester City for the striker Jermaine Beckford.

Frank Upton: Versatile and hard-tackling footballer known as 'Frank the Tank'

When fans of Derby County were regaled with lurid tales of tough nuts at rival clubs in the late 1950s, they would grin knowingly. To them there were plenty of common or garden hard men scattered through the four divisions of the Football League – and then there was Frank Upton. Not for nothing was the tall, angular Midlander, who later helped Chelsea to earn promotion to the top flight and to lift the League Cup, known as "Frank the Tank".

Marauding Manset spoils Sven's big day

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Peltier header gets flying Foxes off the ground

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Exclusive: City's grumblers are there for work not holidays, says Sven

Former Eastlands manager tells Balotelli and Tevez there's 'nothing wrong with Manchester'

Konchesky joins forces again with the wily old fox Sven

Eriksson has signed an entire defensive unit to safeguard Leicester City's Premier League ambitions and one of his old England favourites fits the bill perfectly

Manchester City midfielder Michael Johnson joins Leicester on loan

Michael Johnson has signed for Leicester City on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

Museums slash staff and opening hours after 'devastating' cuts

Of the 140 museums surveyed, 22 per cent are reducing their opening hours, and 30 per cent are cutting education staff

Leicester agree deal for Liverpool defender Paul Konchesky

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sell defender Paul Konchesky to npower Championship side Leicester.

Leicester interested in Owen Hargreaves following 'fitness video'

Leicester City manager Sven Goran Eriksson is considering signing Owen Hargreaves after seeing clips of the former England and Manchester United midfielder proving his fitness on YouTube.

Leicester sign Neil Danns

Leicester have completed the signing of midfielder Neil Danns.

Being Modern: Flashmobs

Everyone loves a mob, don't they? Well, maybe not a lynch mob. And the Mafia are kinda scary. But, ooh, that feeling of belonging if you're actually part of a mob – even the undead love it, as we saw last week in Leicester city centre. It makes you feel wanted, doesn't it?

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Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In my grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover

The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Save the tiger: The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
Star Wars Episode VII is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices
Could our smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases via Health Kit and Google Fit?

Could smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases?

Health Kit and Google Fit have been described as "the beginning of a health revolution"
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Can we learn to love Ryanair again?

Four recent travellers give their verdicts on the carrier's improved customer service