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Rangers are still in the drop zone but just a point behind Crystal Palace

Jon Walters scores Stoke's second

Seven things we learnt this weekend: Juan Mata won't disappear, Chelsea are better than everyone, Europa League not helping Tottenham

The lessons learnt from the latest round of fixtures in the Premier League, including options at Southampton and the return of Andy Carroll

Manuel Pellegrini

QPR vs Manchester City: Manuel Pellegrini refuses to change style of play despite winning just one of their last six matches

City had Sergio Aguero to thank on Saturday evening after his double salvaged a 2-2 draw with QPR

Sergio Aguero might be forced to settle for chasing individual honours as erratic Manchester City fail to get up to pace for trophies

The Argentinean scored a double at Loftus Road to rescue a point for the visitors

City’s best player by an absolute mile. Took both difficult goals with deadly ease and skill. World class performer. 8

QPR vs Manchester City player ratings: One player scores higher than Sergio Aguero

A look at the individual performances at Loftus Road

QPR vs Manchester City reaction: Joe Hart hopes break will benefit wobbling champions

A late Sergio Aguero goal was needed to rescue a point at Loftus Road

Yaya Toure at Loftus Road

Vine: Yaya Toure hits girl in face with wayward shot then sends her signed shirt

The QPR supporting youngster was fine after the painful looking incident

Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring against QPR

QPR vs Manchester City match report: Sergio Aguero at the double to rescue struggling City

QPR 2 Manchester City 2: Argentinian makes timely intervention after Austin cuts striking impression

Samir Nasri

QPR vs Manchester City team news: Samir Nasri returns to the first XI as Manuel Pellegrini makes four changes

Frank Lampard on the bench after returning from injury

Harry Redknapp vows to withstand the pressure to quit the west London club

QPR vs Manchester City: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Loftus Road

QPR vs Manchester City live: Sergio Aguero twice pulls visitors level after Charlie Austin opener and Martin Demichelis' own goal

Follow the day's Premier League action with Burnley vs Hull, Southampton vs Leicester and Queens Park Rangers vs Manchester City also in action

Steven Caulker vs Vincent Kompany: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between QPR and Manchester City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' defenders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Loftus Road

Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool take on Chelsea

Premier League statistical preview, featuring Liverpool vs Chelsea, QPR vs Manchester City and Swansea vs Arsenal

After a disappointing week in Europe for England's top four from 2013/14, WhoScored.com look ahead to the quartets' matches this weekend as they look to bounce back on the domestic front

Premier League weekend preview: Liverpool v Chelsea, QPR v Manchester City and all the major talking points

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been banned for three games and fined £25,000 for an abusive tweet

FA explains Rio Ferdinand judgement: The QPR defender 'should know better'

The former Manchester United defender was suspended for three-matches for using the word 'sket' in response to abuse

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been banned for three games and fined £25,000 for an abusive tweet

Rio Ferdinand will not appeal 'sket' ban because he thinks the FA system is flawed

QPR defender was banned for three-matches after using the word on Twitter

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US immigration: President Obama ready to press ahead with long-promised plan to overhaul 'broken system' - but will it get past a Republican-controlled Congress?

Immigration: Obama's final frontier

The President is ready to press ahead with the long-promised plan to overhaul America's 'broken system' - but will it get past a Republican-controlled Congress?
Travelling to work by scooter is faster than walking and less sweaty than cycling, so why aren’t we all doing it?

Scoot commute

Travelling to work by scooter is faster than walking and less sweaty than cycling, so why aren’t we all doing it?
Paul Robeson: The story of how an American icon was driven to death to be told in film

The Paul Robeson story

How an American icon was driven to death to be told in film
10 best satellite navigation systems

Never get lost again: 10 best satellite navigation systems

Keep your vehicle going in the right direction with a clever device
Synagogue attack: Fear unites both sides of Jerusalem as minister warns restoring quiet could take 'months'

Terror unites Jerusalem after synagogue attack

Rising violence and increased police patrols have left residents of all faiths looking over their shoulders
Medecins sans Frontieres: The Ebola crisis has them in the headlines, but their work goes far beyond West Africa

'How do you carry on? You have to...'

The Ebola crisis has Medecins sans Frontieres in the headlines, but their work goes far beyond West Africa
Isis extends its deadly reach with suicide bombing in Kurdish capital

Isis extends its deadly reach with suicide bombing in Kurdish capital

Residents in what was Iraq’s safest city fear an increase in jihadist attacks, reports Patrick Cockburn
Underwater photography competition winners 2014 - in pictures

'Mysterious and inviting' shot of diver wins photography competition

Stunning image of cenote in Mexico takes top prize
Sir John Major: Negative West End portrayals of politicians put people off voting

Sir John Major hits out at theatres

Negative West End portrayals of politicians put people off voting
Kicking Barbie's butt: How the growth of 3D printing enabled me to make an army of custom-made figurines

Kicking Barbie's butt

How the growth of 3D printing enabled toy-designer to make an army of custom-made figurines
Will Smith's children have made waves with a gloriously over-the-top interview, but will their music match their musings?

What are Jaden and Willow on about?

Will Smith's children have made waves with a gloriously over-the-top interview, but will their music match their musings?
Fridge gate: How George Osborne keeping his fridge padlocked shows a frosty side to shared spaces

Cold war

How George Osborne keeping his fridge padlocked shows a frosty side to shared spaces
Stocking fillers: 10 best loo books

Stocking fillers: 10 best loo books

From dogs in cars to online etiquette, while away a few minutes in peace with one of these humorous, original and occasionally educational tomes
Malky Mackay appointed Wigan manager: Three texts keep Scot’s rehabilitation on a knife-edge

Three texts keep Mackay’s rehabilitation on a knife-edge

New Wigan manager said all the right things - but until the FA’s verdict is delivered he is still on probation, says Ian Herbert
Louis van Gaal: the liberal, the enemy and... err, the poet

Louis van Gaal: the liberal, the enemy and... err, the poet

‘O, Louis’ is the plaintive title of a biography about the Dutchman. Ian Herbert looks at what it tells us about the Manchester United manager