Sport Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

French league champions had seen a £14m bid rejected but appear to have made a breakthrough in negotiations to open personal terms with the French midfielder

Alan Pardew surveys the wreckage

Alan Pardew reflects on tough week for Newcastle following Arsenal bid for Yohan Cabaye

The Magpies lost their opening game of the season to Manchester City

Yohan Cabaye has been linked with a move away from Newcastle

Transfer news: Alan Pardew tells Yohan Cabaye he will not be leaving Newcastle unless Arsenal or PSG bid at least £20m

Magpies boss refuses to bow to midfielders desire to leave St James' Park but does admit that if the right offer is made he will have to let the Frenchman go

Alan Pardew surveys the wreckage

Transfer news: Newcastle targeting one more 'big signing' reveals Alan Pardew

The Magpies want a new striker

QPR striker Loic Remy

Transfer news: Loic Remy completes loan move from QPR to Newcastle

The striker will spend the season on loan at St James' Park

Transfer news: Newcastle closing in on first signing after Lyon president confirms a deal has been agreed for striker Bafetimbi Gomis

Magpies are currently the only team yet to make a signing but Gomis looks set to move to St James' Park within the next 48 hours

Bafetimbi Gomis

Transfer news: Alan Pardew insists Newcastle remain in the market for strikers - but will only pay the 'right price'

The Magpies have been linked with Bafetimbi Gomis, Darren Bent and Loic Remy

Bafetimbi Gomis has been linked with a move to Newcastle

Transfer news: Newcastle pull out of the hunt for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis

Magpies £7m bid remains on the table should the French club change their mind, but the hunt goes on for their first signing of the summer

Mick Harford

Mick Harford confirms he has turned down the chance to assist Joe Kinnear at Newcastle

The former striker was close to being appointed by the Magpies

Mike Ashley oversaw his sports retail group increase its profit to £287.9m last year, thanks to the collapse of rivals and the Olympics

Sports Direct staff share £150m bonus after record profit

Employees will each get £75,000 in shares but founder’s ‘super bonus’ has been scrapped

Alan Pardew remonstrates with his team during their final day defeat to Arsenal

Alan Pardew insists he never considered his Newcastle future following the arrival of Joe Kinnear

Pardew expresses anger of PSG's public courting of Yohan Cabaye

Alan Pardew: 'I'm my own man and will manage this club to best of my ability'

Alan Pardew insists he has the final say at Newcastle United - not Joe Kinnear

New director of football has shaken hierarchy at St James' Park

James Perch

Wigan complete signing of Newcastle defender James Perch

27-year-old leaves Magpies after Joe Kinnear's announcement that players will be moved on

Ashley has only guided Newcastle to one top ten finish

Martin Hardy: Three months is a long time at Newcastle United - a club where so much happens but nothing ever changes

Desire for change still stirs in the Tyneside air after six years under ownership of Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley took control of Newcastle United in 2007

Exclusive: Mike Ashley ready to sell Newcastle – for £267m

Owner is facing renewed calls in the North-east to end his six-years in charge at St James' Park

Martin Hardy on Newcastle up for sale

It is getting on for three months since an eagle majestically and breathtakingly seemed to ease from the gods and glide onto the pitch at the Stadium of Light.

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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
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Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
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Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

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Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

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Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

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