Pepe Reina in the advert which has been dropped from Spanish television screens

Liverpool try to steer clear of Reina's racist TV advert

Spanish goalkeeper's jungle joke commercial is dropped after complaints about racial stereotyping

John Terry challenges Anton Ferdinand for the ball on Saturday

More handshakes needed says Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer urged players to think more about fair play and suggested footballers should line-up in the centre circle and shake hands after a game as he did in his schooldays.

PSG could offer Luis Suarez European football

Football must 'crush' racism says Prime Minister

Swift action is required to "crush" any return of racism to football before it impacts on wider society, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

PSG could offer Luis Suarez European football

PSG train their sights on Suarez

Dalglish faces battle to keep striker at Anfield after French giants target summer move

Suarez refuses the hand of Evra

President of Uruguay offers support to Luis Suarez

The president of Uruguay has defended Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, insisting his compatriot "is not a racist and never will be".

Suarez refuses the hand of Evra

Luis Suarez 'does stupid things' says Ajax coach

Ajax coach Frank de Boer has admitted Luis Suarez is capable of "some stupid things".

Suarez refuses the hand of Evra

Liverpool shirt sponsors 'voiced concerns' over Luis Suarez

Alastair Cook's career-best 137 near single-handedly kept England competitive with a total of 260 for seven in the first one-day international at the Zayed Stadium.

Luis Suarez fails to shake hands with Patrice Evra

Liverpool anger at Suarez despite day of apologies

Liverpool will attempt to repair the club's severely fractured relationship with Luis Suarez today after accusing him of deceit, on a day of contrition in which Kenny Dalglish admitted his own conduct in a television interview had not been fitting for the club's manager.

The PM tries to laugh off criticism from Tories over his European retreat

Cameron orders summit to tackle racism in football

Football must not return to the "bad old days" following recent high-profile racism rows, the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned yesterday, as it emerged that David Cameron is to hold a Downing Street summit to discuss the issue.

Handbags, no handshakes: Suarez refuses to shake Evra’s hand

Suarez and Liverpool say sorry for Evra snub

Club officials angry that striker undermined manager with refusal to shake rival's hand

Luis Suarez fails to shake hands with Patrice Evra

Hunt wades into racism row

Football must not return to the "bad old days" following recent high-profile racism rows, the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned yesterday, as it emerged that David Cameron is to hold talks to discuss the problem.

Alex Ferguson and Kenny Dalglish shake hands at the final whistle

James Lawton: Managers must come together to drag game back from brink

Ferguson and Dalglish hold key to restoring a great rivalry sullied by shameful episode

Suarez refuses the hand of Evra

Dalglish and Suarez issue apologies

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has apologised for his conduct during his post-match interview with Sky Sports yesterday as he faced questions about Luis Suarez's refusal to shake hands with Manchester United defender Patrice Evra.

David Cameron 'plans football racism summit'

David Cameron is expected to step into the row over racism in football by staging a Downing Street summit on the issue.

Missed chance: Luis Suarez failed to draw a line under the racism row

Suarez destroys club's attempts to restore name

A moment's idle chatter with his friend Pepe Reina and then Luis Suarez was off, walking into the moment which shames the proud name of his club and left those with the job of preserving it shaking their heads in what looked like disbelief.

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The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
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French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

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What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
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Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

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