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Sunderland wrested control off Newcastle in 2012 - and have not handed it back

Premier League team of the weekend: Andy Carroll, Papiss Cisse...but who else makes the cut?

Who were the best players in the Premier League this past weekend?

Six things we learnt from the Premier League this weekend

Six things we learnt from this weekend's Premier League: Stoke surprise Arsenal with style, not victory; Papiss Cisse outshines Diego Costa

Aguero blow costs City more than they can afford, Spurs need to solve more than one problem at home, West Ham's realistic expectations and Liverpool face the music

Newcastle vs Chelsea: Jose Mourinho tells Diego Costa to improve his fitness after Newcastle blank gives Blues cause for concern

Costa cut a subdued figure during Saturday's 2-0 defeat and Mourinho believes his recent injury problems have had an effect on his overall conditioning

Newcastle’s Papiss Cissé (right) celebrates scoring the opening goal

Newcastle 2 Chelsea 1: Reality-hit Jose Mourinho scapegoats ball-boys

Chelsea's unbeaten run came to an end at St James' Park

Newcastle players and fans swamp Papiss Cisee after he scored his second goal

Chelsea 1 Newcastle 2 player ratings: Could anyone outscore two-goal Magpies hero Papiss Cisse as the Blues' unbeaten run comes to an end?

Man-for-man marking from the Premier League clash at St James' Park

Jose Mourinho watches his Chelsea side lose to Newcastle

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea defeat to Newcastle was all to do with the 'ball'

Newcastle won 2-1 at St James' Park to end the Blues' undefeated start to the season

Alan Pardew celebrates victory over Chelsea

Newcastle 2 Chelsea 1: Alan Pardew hails 'great day for the Premier League' as Chelsea unbeaten run is ended

Papiss Cisse scored a brace to inflict the first defeat of the season on Chelsea

Papiss Cisse scores the first goal for Newcastle against Chelsea

Newcastle vs Chelsea match report: Papiss Cisse double hands Chelsea their first defeat of the season to destroy 'Invincibles' dream

Newcastle 2 Chelsea 1: Striker came off the bench to score a brace with the Magpies holding in despite a Steven Taylor red card and Didier Drogba consolation

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Jose Mourinho looks on at the Veltins Arena

Newcastle vs Chelsea team news: Diego Costa returns with John Obi Mikel replacing Nemanja Matic

Jose Mourinho has never won a league game at St James' Park

Manchester City vs Everton: Latest score and updates from the Premier League after both Chelsea and Arsenal lose in big upsets

Follow the latest news and updates from around the grounds with Manchester City vs Everton ending the days' action

Daryl Janmaat vs Branislav Ivanovic: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Newcastle and Chelsea

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at St James' Park

Didier Drogba celebrates scoring for Chelsea against Spurs on Wednesday

Premier League: Newcastle vs Chelsea match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at the St James’ Park

Loic Remy scored Chelsea's third goal against Tottenham in midweek

Premier League statistical preview, including Newcastle vs Chelsea, Manchester City vs Everton and Southampton vs Manchester United

WhoScored.com, who offer the largest online database for detailed football statistics, preview the top matches the Premier League this weekend

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The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'
Marian Keyes: The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment

Marian Keyes

The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef creates an Italian-inspired fish feast for Christmas Eve

Bill Granger's Christmas Eve fish feast

Bill's Italian friends introduced him to the Roman Catholic custom of a lavish fish supper on Christmas Eve. Here, he gives the tradition his own spin…
Liverpool vs Arsenal: Brendan Rodgers is fighting for his reputation

Rodgers fights for his reputation

Liverpool manager tries to stay on his feet despite waves of criticism
Amir Khan: 'The Taliban can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'

Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Michael Calvin: Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick