Sport Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan has started the Reds' last four matches at left-back

20-year-old Flanagan has started the last four matches on the opposite flank to his natural position but he hopes he can impress enough to stay there with Jose Enrique out injured until February

Carragher issues warning to Manchester United

Jamie Carragher has warned champions Manchester United that they will be facing a wounded animal at Anfield on Sunday.

Benitez hoping for youth boost

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez believes being involved in the Champions League will help the development of the club's youngsters.

Liverpool seal Kyrgiakos transfer

Greece international Sotirios Kyrgiakos has completed his transfer to Liverpool and signed a two-year contract.

Fact! Johnson is worth the money, says Benitez

Liverpool's new £17m full-back Glen Johnson will make his Liverpool debut in Switzerland tomorrow with boss Rafael Benitez insisting he is worth the money.

Babel kick-starts Liverpool as pole is secured

PSV Eindhoven 1 Liverpool 3

Liverpool clinch top spot in Eindhoven

PSV Eindhoven 1 Liverpool 3

The Word On... The American Future: A History, BBC2

"It is poor television, bad journalism and worse history. Schama is not a natural journalist, as this series painfully shows; and as a professional academic, he doesn't need the likes of me telling him of the dangers involved in making pot-luck predictions in the historical dark." - Martin Kelly, www.martinkelly.blogspot.com

Martin Kelly: Leading craniofacial surgeon

Martin Kelly was a craniofacial surgeon who worked in the Craniofacial Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He was also instrumental in founding the charity Facing The World, which works to reconstruct children with severe facial deformity from around the globe. One of Britain's leading plastic surgeons, he died suddenly at the age 43, in the prime of his career.

The man who rebuilt faces

Gifted plastic surgeon Martin Kelly will be remembered for his generosity

Leading plastic surgeon found dead

One of Britain's leading plastic surgeons and the husband of actress Natascha McElhone has died after collapsing at his home, it was announced today.

Rangers 0 Heart Of Midlothian 0: Hartley close to Rangers move as Hearts convulsions intensify

The week's transfer activity promises to be infinitely more eventful than this match after the latest ructions behind the scenes at Hearts forced the club's head coach, Valdas Ivanauskas, to leave out his two best players.

Album: The Decemberists

The Crane Wife, ROUGH TRADE

Calls to the bar: 10 October 1997

Lincoln's Inn

Family's gun ordeal

A family is to make a formal complaint against police officers who fired a shot in the air and pointed machine-guns at a pregnant woman and her two young children when they mistook her husband for an armed robber. Caroline and Martin Kelly, of Halesowen, West Midlands, were surrounded as they left a pub in Chichester, West Sussex. Mr Kelly was taken to a police station but later released.

Three jailed for forcing girls into prostitution

THREE women who forced runaway schoolgirls into prostitution were yesterday jailed for a total of 17 years at Cardiff Crown Court.
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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
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People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

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Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project