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Football: Sheron casts veil over Rudge's hopes

Stoke City 2 Port Vale 0

Blake prompts the P word

Bolton Wanderers 4 Port Vale 2

Glover gives Francis that sinking feeling

Birmingham City 1 Port Vale 2

Football: QPR come back from four down

Port Vale 4 Queen's Park Rangers 4

Racing: Dobbin goes to work at the double

Tony Dobbin grasped the opportunity to display his skills at Musselburgh yesterday as National Hunt racing returned after a 14-day absence. Mild weather in the east of Scotland allowed jumping to be staged for the first time since the same track hosted a fixture on 27 December.

Racing: Hopes rise for turf return

Hopes are rising that racing on turf will resume at Musselburgh tomorrow followed by Newcastle on Saturday. Today is the 11th successive racing day with action confined to the all-weather tracks.

Football: Parkes gives Bohinen room to manoeuvre

Blackburn Rovers 1 Port Vale 0

Rovers raise Vale of gloom

Blackburn Rovers 1 Bohinen 68 Port Vale 0 Attendance: 19,891

Fibresand hit by all weathers

Racing

Racing: Catterick offers jumpers some hope

The meeting at Catterick tomorrow offers virtually the only hope of any more jumps racing before the turn of the year. All four of today's scheduled jumps meetings at Carlisle, Newbury, Plumpton and Stratford succumbed yesterday morning to the frost, writes Ian Davies.

Foyle proves perfect foil as City suffer again

Football: Manchester City 0 Port Vale 1

Kempton card under threat

Kempton's Boxing Day card sneaked in as one of only two fixtures to survive the elements yesterday, but today's meeting at the Sunbury track may not be so fortunate.

Vandals wreck gravestones

About 115 gravestones have been wrecked by cemetery vandals, police in Scotland said yesterday.

Taylor the saver

West Bromwich Albion 1 Taylor 35 Port Vale 1 Guppy 17 Attendance: 13,975

Jemson takes Oxford through

Oxford United 2 Port Vale 0
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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