Sport Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on after the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia ended 1-1

The top two teams both missed a chance to break clear

Fabiano unsettled at Sevilla

Striker Luis Fabiano is unsettled at Sevilla, according to his agent.

Focus can bring Arsenal Champions League success says Wenger

Arsene Wenger feels maintaining mental focus is all which stands in between Arsenal and Champions League glory this season.

Walcott ruled out for six-weeks

Arsenal have confirmed that winger Theo Walcott will be sidelined for up to six weeks with an ankle injury he sustained on international duty with England.

Redknapp blasts 'silly money' for Fabiano

Harry Redknapp today accused Sevilla of demanding "crazy money" for Luis Fabiano as he finally admitted Tottenham had made a move for the striker.

Arsenal complete signing of Squillaci

Arsenal have completed the signing of French defender Sebastien Squillaci from Sevilla.

Arshavin wants revenge over Blackburn

Andrey Arshavin has warned Blackburn that Arsenal will have some unfinished business at Ewood Park on Saturday.

Arsenal chance 'impossible' to refuse says Squillaci

Sevilla defender Sebastien Squillaci admits he found it "practically impossible" to turn down fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger as he prepares to complete his transfer to Arsenal.

Arsenal set to complete Squillaci signing

Sebastien Squillaci was today poised to complete a move to Arsenal after Sevilla confirmed the two clubs had agreed a fee for the defender.

Guardiola delighted with Barcelona victory

Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola was full of praise for his players after they thumped Sevilla 4-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to secure the trophy with a 5-3 aggregate triumph.

£20m misfit Aquilani joins Juve on year loan

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Wenger will not rush Fabregas and Van Persie

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will take a long-term view on World Cup winner Cesc Fabregas and runner-up Robin van Persie rather than thrust the duo into full-blown Barclays Premier League action too soon.

Fabregas will join Barcelona 'one day' says Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes his international team-mate Cesc Fabregas will sign for the Catalan club one day.

Arsenal make offer for France defender Squillaci

Sevilla have warned Arsenal they are not about to let France international Sebastien Squillaci leave in a cut-price deal.

Guardiola optimistic despite Barcelona defeat

Coach Pep Guardiola does not accept that the Supercopa is lost despite Barcelona losing 3-1 in Saturday's first leg of the traditional Spanish season opener.

Men against Boys - Spurs get Swiss side Young Boys in Champions League

Tottenham's first European Cup match for almost half a century will be against Swiss side Young Boys following today's Champions League play-off round draw.

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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

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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