Money Debit cards can be the worst way to spend you money abroad

Debit cards are losing their appeal in foreign climes as more banks withdraw fee-free deals, reports Chiara Cavaglieri

Scott Rendell, of Luton Town, celebrates his winning goal at Carrow Road on Saturday

Be careful where you walk...YouTube video of slippery 'Duke Street hazard' in Norwich

We all know that dreaded moment when you catch a patch of ice, and end up skidding around, checking to see if anyone saw you.

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini

San Lorenzo set deadline to sign want-away Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini

The Independent revealed the defender wanted to return home

Gaetan Bong

Newcastle table offer for Cameroon international Gaetan Bong

Alan Pardew is looking to add defensive options to his side to boost squad

Allardyce wants players to show creative side

The West Ham manager, Sam Allardyce, wants a positive reaction from his players against Norwich at Upton Park after the Hammers' 1-0 defeat by fellow promoted side Reading on Saturday.

Head boys: Samir Nasri (right) shows his frustration with Sébastien Bassong

City will appeal against Samir Nasri's red card for head-on clash with Sébastien Bassong

Mancini believes Frenchman was unfairly singled out for his role in confrontation during Norwich win

West Brom buoyed by weekend win over Norwich, says Zoltan Gera

Zoltan Gera hopes West Brom can reap the benefits of being in a more relaxed frame of mind after ending their mini slump when they visit QPR on Boxing Day.

My godless city is full of Christian charity

Norwich topped the table for 'no religious belief' in the census, but the church is everywhere. Plus, why can't British girl groups dance?
Paul Lambert regrets the manner of his exit from Norwich: ‘It should never have been the way it is,’ he says

Paul Lambert wants Aston Villa players to share goal burden

Villa take on Liverpool this weekend

Aston Villa defender Matt Lowton

Aston Villa defender Matt Lowton wants Wembley redemption

Villains travel to Carrow Road to take on Norwich

Paul Lambert regrets the manner of his exit from Norwich: ‘It should never have been the way it is,’ he says

Thick-skinned Lambert prepared for flak upon return to Norwich

Villa manager back at Carrow Road in Capital One Cup tie after his controversial departure

Sharp shooter: Like a latter-day Paul Gascoigne, Wayne Rooney needs to be in the very best condition in order to perform

'Who knows what position I'll be playing,' says Rooney

United's talisman prefers to play behind a striker but has found himself up front alone or pushed out wide. As he searches for his old form, what will be his role today?

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring the opening goal
Key man: Wes Hoolahan has starred in the Norwich midfield this season

Hughton turns Norwich into very solid citizens

There is more than one way to skin a cat; and to stay in the Premier League. The Canaries of Norwich City have adopted a different method this season from last, and been equally successful so far in teasing some of the fat cats while staying out of trouble. Yet it is a more dangerous approach, which makes an encounter like this afternoon's at home to Sunderland of heightened importance.

Ex-BBC man appears in court on sex abuse charges

A former BBC presenter has said he “strenuously denies” sexual offences against children, claiming that his links to the corporation attracted undue attention.

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
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The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn