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The Manchester United striker insists playing for the national team is still a huge privilege that makes him proud

Football: No place for Howe in England set-up

Glenn Hoddle will today, it is understood, sever the last remaining link between the previous England management and his own when he informs Don Howe that his services as a coach are no longer required.

Liverpool finally seal Berger deal

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Football: Liverpool in late bid for Poborsky

Flights from the North-west to Prague have never been so popular as Manchester United and Liverpool, long-time bitter rivals on the pitch, fight at the negotiating table for the signature of the pounds 3.4m-rated Karel Poborsky.

Cantona threatens to quit

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Donis decides on Blackburn

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Pilgrims progress

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How have Brighton gone from this... ...to this?

A CLUB IN CRISIS: At noon today, the Seagulls may cease to exist, wound up amid wranglings that have consumed the South Coast club. Greg Wood, a lifelong supporter, traces Albion's troubles and unearths a few Goldstone gems

Searching for the secrets of Shankly

The legendary former Liverpool manager is the subject of two new biographies. Ken Jones reports

Dreams of Wembley for Bishop Sutton

Non-League notebook

Too ready to deceive in the name of victory

If there was a time when sports fans saw their heroes as fair- minded young people who would never dream of trying to hoodwink authority, somebody should tell us when this saintly perspective prevailed.

Prime time for Jarrett

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Football: Saunders set to link up with Liverpool old boys

Dean Saunders, Aston Villa's leading scorer last season, is today expected to join Galatasaray, the Turkish club for whom Graeme Souness has already signed Saunders' former Liverpool team-mates, Barry Venison and Mike Marsh.

Venus ends Shilton's resistance

THE PLAY-OFFS: Wolves and Reading take an early advantage in the race for a Premiership place while Second Division rivals end all square

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Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
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A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
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The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
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Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices
Could our smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases via Health Kit and Google Fit?

Could smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases?

Health Kit and Google Fit have been described as "the beginning of a health revolution"
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Can we learn to love Ryanair again?

Four recent travellers give their verdicts on the carrier's improved customer service
Billionaire founder of Spanx launches range of jeans that offers

Spanx launches range of jeans

The jeans come in two styles, multiple cuts and three washes and will go on sale in the UK in October
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Aural pleasure: 10 best over-ear headphones

Listen to your favourite tracks with this selection, offering everything from lambskin earmuffs to stainless steel
Commonwealth Games 2014: David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end

Commonwealth Games

David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2014: Downhill all the way to the top for the Atherton siblings

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Downhill all the way to the top for the Atherton siblings
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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
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A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

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