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Video: Jack de Menezes and Tom Sheen focus on Manchester City's crunch match against Bayern Munich

Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri lead PFA Player of the Year nominations

Tottenham’s Gareth Bale and Arsenal’s Samir Nasri have reportedly been nominated for both the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.

Sagna asks referees for more protection

The Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has asked Premier League referees to provide players with more protection following a spate of poor tackling.

Evra and Ribéry return for France

France coach Laurent Blanc has included Patrice Evra and Franck Ribéry in his squad for next Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier in Luxembourg, while also recalling the Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri.

Wenger, Nasri and Jordan hit with Uefa bans

Arsene Wenger and Samir Nasri have both been banned for one match by UEFA for remarks made to the referee after Arsenal's Champions League last 16 defeat by Barcelona.

Arsene Wenger and Samir Nasri charged with improper conduct

Arsene Wenger and Samir Nasri have both been charged by UEFA for comments made to referee Massimo Busacca after last night's controversial Champions League defeat at Barcelona.

Messi's inspired contribution – five areas where game was won and lost

1. In a Barça shirt Lionel Messi always delivers

Samir Nasri says defeat will fuel Arsenal challenge

Samir Nasri has vowed Arsenal will use their Carling Cup disappointment to fuel their trophy chase.

Cesc Fabregas urges Arsenal to move on from defeat

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas urged his team-mates to focus on the "great targets" still ahead of them after the bitter disappointment of Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Birmingham in the Carling Cup final at Wembley.

Birmingham's glory leaves Arsenal to face defining run

Arsenal 1 Birmingham City 2

Arsenal boost as Samir Nasri passed fit for Barcelona clash

Arsenal playmaker Samir Nasri has been declared fit for tomorrow night's Champions League clash with Barcelona at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal seek Samir Nasri injury boost

Arsene Wenger is hoping Arsenal's medical staff give him a major boost by declaring Samir Nasri fit for the Champions League visit of Barcelona on Wednesday.

Fabregas is a ‘clever cheat’, says Martinez

Arsenal 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Arsenal keep up title challenge with solid win

Arsenal 3 Wigan 0

Ferdinand thinks so, but has Nasri been the player of the season so far?

The Arsenal man has won acclaim – but no awards yet. Sam Wallace considers other contenders for the game's annual prizes

Wenger: Gunners have shared goal

Arsenal manager praises side's collective spirit after winning Cup replay 3-1 at Elland Road

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee