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Domino's Pizza has named the former boss of Halfords as its new chief executive as Lance Batchelor moves on to Saga ahead of its £3 billion flotation.

Hendersons will all be there as season sprints towards finale with family ties

Three brothers have taken a long and winding road from Torquay via Sydney to play in Britain, writes Dave Hadfield

The salesmen always ring twice

Another outing today for Inspector Keith Braid, the Sixty Second Sleuth, who takes only a minute to solve any crime.

LEADING ARTICLE: Dirty politics and the perversion of a new freedom

THE LAW on freedom of information came into force less than six weeks ago, but it has already stirred up a veritable hornets' nest of controversy. And the arguments, all too predictably, have been less about what has been released than about what has not been released - or released only tardily, such as the papers relating to Britain's ignominious exit from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism on "Black Wednesday".

Valentine's special: ... or to discover that age is no barrier to an adventure

Older travellers also prefer a date with destiny.

Leeds reveal £7.8m pay-off made to players and agents

The sorry, sorry saga of Leeds United's demise will hit a new low today with official confirmation that they paid £7.8m in severance packages and agents' fees to offload players last summer.

Matthew Norman's Media Diary

Every time I read an article about the Blunkett saga in The Sun, I hear Bridge Over Troubled Water, in the tones of Rebekah Wade, playing in my head.

Travelsphere takes Saga's crown in over 50s holidays

Saga lost its crown as the country's biggest holiday provider for the over-50s yesterday after its rival Travelsphere acquired Page & Moy for about £30m.

Charterhouse wins battle for Saga in £1.35bn deal

Charterhouse has beaten off competition from another private equity player to buy Saga, the company that provides services to the over-50s, for £1.35bn.

Share-out for Saga workers after £1.35bn sale

Saga staff were poised for a major windfall today after the holidays-to-financial services group was sold in a £1.35 billion management buy-out.

Private Investor: The future is grey - and bright - for the Saga empire

The Old People's Travel Bureau has come along way, hasn't it?

Amanda Platell: The new moral correctness

I have an opinion about the Blunkett affair. And why shouldn't I share it
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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...