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The midfielder came off injured in the Capital One Cup exit to Sunderland

Ten-man Pompey hang on to delay the drop

Portsmouth 0 Blackburn Rovers 0

The Hacker: With this new control I may not be as sloppy but now I'm slappy

I am ashamed to confess that my crusade to break 100 in a medal this year failed at the very first challenge. I must, however, claim extenuating circumstances because the March medal left a trail of devastation among much better players than me.

Leading article: Climate change fightback, part 1

Professor Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, has been vilified for allegedly hiding scientific data on "global cooling" and subverting the peer-review process. These allegations emerged from the selective leak of hundreds of emails he had sent from his university computer. The controversy resulting from the publication of these emails on the internet has now led to four different official investigations.

Jones enjoys 'unreal' Rovers debut

Blackburn Rovers' teenage centre-back Phil Jones has spoken of his dreams of following in the footsteps of his idol, John Terry.

Scientist admits leaked emails were 'pretty awful'

Researcher at heart of 'climategate' row joins leading global warming sceptics in front of MPs' committee

World's temperature record to be re-analysed

The whole of the world's instrumental temperature record – millions of observations dating back more than 150 years – is to be re-analysed in an attempt to remove doubts about the reality of global warming.

Climate row scientist 'contemplated suicide'

The scientist at the centre of the "climategate" row contemplated suicide after hackers leaked his emails suggesting that he was selectively releasing information to fit his theories of climate change.

Science of global warming not faked, inquiry decides

Emails stolen from climate scientists at the University of East Anglia show they stonewalled sceptics and discussed hiding data. But the messages don't support claims that the science of global warming was faked, an exhaustive review by the Associated Press has found.

Terence Kealey: The advocacy of Science

As everyone knows, Professor Phil Jones, the director of the climatic research unit at the University of East Anglia, has sent some unwise emails. In one he boasted of using statistical “tricks” to hide declines in global temperatures, in another he advocated the deletion of certain data, and in yet another he proposed a boycott of journals that published inconvenient papers

Was Russian secret service behind leak of climate-change emails?

FSB accused of paying hackers to discredit scientists after stolen correspondence traced to server in Siberia

Climate change conspiracies: Stolen emails used to ridicule global warming

Climate sceptics are blamed for disrupting crucial negotiations, say scientists.

Michael McCarthy: Why let the facts get in the way of a political opportunity?

Polarisation: there is the reason, in a word, why scepticism about climate change, previously fairly muted, is now enjoying its moment in the sun. Tragically, this issue of atmospheric science, which will affect all our futures, has become politically polarised, and it is now broadly the case that, if we leave aside the scientific community, those who think climate change is a mortal threat are on the liberal-left, whereas those who profess it to be all an exaggeration are on the right.

Customers in line for bank charge windfall worth billions

Supreme Court to rule on test case that challenges fairness of overdraft fees

New checks unveiled for children's club drivers

Parents who regularly ferry groups of children on behalf of sports or social clubs such as the Cub Scouts will have to undergo criminal record checks - or face fines of up to £5,000, it was disclosed today.

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