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

Football: Shearer goes in search of smiles

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Football: Everton strikers live down to expectations

Everton 1 Jeffers 57 Wimbledon 1 Ekoku 14 Half-time: 0-1 Attendance: 32,574

Football: Everton bowed by buoyant Burton

Derby County 2 Everton 1

Football: Ferguson seeks pounds 4m Ball

MANCHESTER UNITED are trying to buy Everton's teenaged left-back, Michael Ball.

Football: Weekend guide to the Premiership: West Ham v Everton

Last season: 2-2

Football: Dunne roamin' as Wise takes a walk

Everton 0 Chelsea 0 Attendance: 36,430

Football: Everton find life after Ferguson

FEW WOULD dare say so in Goodison Park's Gladwys Street stand, but the more discerning Everton fans will have greeted the transfer of Duncan Ferguson with the thought: "It's about time". Heresy, maybe, but, despite the Scot's two-goal debut for Newcastle on Saturday, probably correct. Everton's own 2-1 victory over Charlton Athletic at The Valley provided plenty of supporting evidence.

Football: Danny rides in to Valley of life

Charlton Athletic 1 Everton 2

Football: Win not enough for England

European Championship: Doubts remain over Hoddle's tactical choices but Wales manager answers his critics

School plan in doubt after Straw resigns

CONTROVERSIAL PLANS to rebuild the school attended by Jack Straw's son and daughter could collapse after the Home Secretary resigned as its chair of governors. Some governors of Pimlico School in central London are urging Mr Straw to stay on until a contract for the project is signed.

The wild and weird world of Eurovision

Ronnie Carroll, who finished fourth in the Eurovision Song Contest in both 1962 and 1963, has been promoting the 'Yes' campaign in Northern Ireland, as part of the Rainbow Dream party.

Football: Rennie unsettler

Everton 2 Hutchison 10, Ferguson 38 Leeds United 0 Attenda nce: 37,099

A really useful half-century

That icon of classy composers Andrew Lloyd Webber is 50 years old. John Lyttle joins in the celebrations

Tried & tested: Sounds like love

With so many romantic music compilations on the market, they can't all contain 'The Lady in Red'. Can they? We took these modern seduction tools and tried to melt our panel's hardened hearts
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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