Arts and Entertainment Paul O'Grady in his show 'For the Love of Dogs'

The 58-year-old comedian has had two heart attacks previously

Namouchi strike puts paid to Kilmarnock

Rangers 2 Kilmarnock 0

Capucho and Ball in profit for Rangers

Dundee 0 Rangers 2

Lovenkrands seals Rangers' stunning revival

Rangers 2 VfB Stuttgart 1

Taking up references - or faking them?

THE EFFUSIVE job reference has always been a convenient way to get rid of an unwanted employee once and for all.

Football: Campbell wins the war of Anfield

Liverpool 0 Everton 1

Football: Trickery of Campbell

Everton 6 Campbell 14, 52, 77, Ball pen 25, Hutchison 38, Jeffers 87 West Ham United 0 Half-time: 3-0 Attendance: 40,049

Football: New fans lack the old virtues

At the Gwladys Street End, we roared our encouragement from first whistle to last

Cricket: Well-rounded Hamilton inspires Yorkshire

Yorkshire 282 and 148-6 dec Gloucestershire 169 and 180 Yorkshire won by 81 runs

Design: Case history

The CD changed sleeve art for ever - the box is too tiny to warrant the same effort - but inventive design does still exist, as a new book testifies. By Nicholas Barber

Football: Hungary friendly defended by FA

THE FOOTBALL Association has defended its decision not to call off next week's England friendly in Hungary.

Cricket: Bicknell spearheads last-wicket Surrey fightback

Surrey 342 Gloucestershire 55-2

Football: Ball still believes in a blue heaven

Premiership: Goodison's coveted left-back is keen to extend Everton's recent mastery of the Merseyside derby

Football: Harvey the happy harvester

Alex Hayes meets the old boy nursing the new boys of Goodison
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Backhanders, bribery and abuses of power have soared in China as economy surges

Bribery and abuses of power soar in China

The bribery is fuelled by the surge in China's economy but the rules of corruption are subtle and unspoken, finds Evan Osnos, as he learns the dark arts from a master
Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform
Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Take a good look while you can

How climate change could wipe out this seal
Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier for the terminally ill?

Farewell, my lovely

Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier?
Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist: Crowdfunded novel nominated for first time

Crowdfunded novel nominated for Booker Prize

Paul Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is in contention for the prestigious award
Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster to ensure his meals aren't poisoned

Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster

John Walsh salutes those brave souls who have, throughout history, put their knives on the line
Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

A $25m thriller starring Sam Worthington to be made in God's Own Country
Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?

Will The Minerva Project change the face of higher learning?

The university has no lecture halls, no debating societies, no sports teams and no fraternities. Instead, the 33 students who have made the cut at Minerva, will travel the world and change the face of higher learning
The 10 best pedicure products

Feet treat: 10 best pedicure products

Bags packed and all prepped for holidays, but feet in a state? Get them flip-flop-ready with our pick of the items for a DIY treatment
Commonwealth Games 2014: Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games

Commonwealth Games 2014

Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games
Jack Pitt-Brooke: Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism

Jack Pitt-Brooke

Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism