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Baseball: Steroids cast a shadow over the ballparks

America's favourite sport is facing up to its biggest scandal since 1919

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Disabled boy's football victory

Four hurt in armed rampage at Dutch school

A SCHOOL in the Netherlands yesterday found itself at the centre of a US-style shooting when a 17-year-old pupil went on a gun rampage, leaving a teacher and three pupils injured, one seriously.

Five shot in pupil's gun attack at Dutch school

A SCHOOL in the Netherlands yesterday found itself at the centre of a United States-style shooting when a 17-year-old pupil went on a gun rampage, leaving a teacher and four pupils injured, one seriously.

Four hurt in gun attack by pupil at US school

FOUR PUPILS were shot and wounded at a school in the Midwestern state of Oklahoma yesterday, in the latest instance of gun violence at an American school. A 13-year-old pupil was taken into custody and charged.

Obituary: Billy Benedict

BILLY BENEDICT was once described as "one of the most prolific Hollywood bit players of all time".

Basketball: Derby Storm rehabilitation for Dumas

DERBY STORM have signed American Richard Dumas for the Budweiser League season beginning in two weeks, giving the 30-year-old former NBA player a further chance to rebuild his career after a conviction for possessing drugs.

Portrait: Lipman's test

Her mother's idea of good taste was to wear a green dress with eyeshadow to match. But today Maureen Lipman wears clothes with elegant ease (even if she can't resist the odd chicken costume)

Edinburgh Festival: Two take on the world

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Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
Look what's mushrooming now! Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector

Look what's mushrooming now!

Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

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Bill Granger's cracking egg recipes
Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin