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A 14-year-old girl who “set up” a schoolboy to be stabbed by her boyfriend after a row over football was ordered to be detained for eight years today.

Susie Rushton: Breaking up the J-Lo way

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Jennifer Lopez's 'roller coaster' marriage

Jennifer Lopez had a "roller coaster" marriage to Marc Anthony.

Marc Anthony admits Jennifer Lopez split

Marc Anthony has confirmed he is a "single" man.

Video: Lopez marriage split 'amicable' ?

J.Lo and Marc Anthony separate after seven years, but it may not be as friendly as it appears.

Jennifer Lopez envies life of twins

Jennifer Lopez's children have done more in their three years than she has in her whole life.

Jennifer Lopez wants huge family

Jennifer Lopez would have children "a thousand more times."

Baby wars: The celebrity dilemma

You're rich, famous and you have a newborn. How best to cash in on that vital first photograph of your offspring?

Hackers

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Jennifer Lopez gives birth to twins

Jennifer Lopez gave birth to a boy and a girl early today after one of pop music's most closely-watched pregnancies.

FOOTBALL: Mahe apologies for Old Firm fracas

STEPHANE MAHE, the Celtic defender, has been coerced into making a humiliating apology following his dismissal in the Old Firm mayhem last Sunday.

Arts: The Capeman crashes

It had a charismatic star, innovative sets and a big-name composer. But there was plenty wrong with Paul Simon's first Broadway musical, says Phil Johnson

Theatre: Here's a couple of things to make a song and dance about

Two major new musicals are brewing on Broadway: Paul Simon's 'The Capeman' and Stephen Flaherty's 'Ragtime'. The one has been honed to perfection in out-of-town runs, the other is going through its birth-pangs in full public view. Phil Johnson has seen them both.

Football: Stark return for Gascoigne

After a week when, despite not playing against Ajax in the Champions' League, Paul Gascoigne has remained the focus of media attention, the England midfielder returns to the Rangers line-up today in the humble surroundings of Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy, writes Rupert Metcalf.

Burns battles to field a side

Rupert Metcalf on the weekend action in Scotland's Premier Division
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The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
Countries that don’t survey their tigers risk losing them altogether

Countries that don’t survey their tigers risk losing them

Jonathon Porritt sounds the alarm
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz
A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc

A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on