Sport Gus Poyet hit out at Stoke’s interest in Lee Cattermole and Steven Fletcher

The Potters are reportedly interested in two of their opponents players

Sunderland 1 Norwich City 1 match report: Boos as Sunderland fail to take full advantage of red card and penalty

There was a sending-off at Sunderland yesterday, a penalty and a penalty that was not given, all for the use of the hand, but there was more than that, far more. There was unrest. The mood on Wearside is undeniably bleak.

Waiting game: O’Neill is looking to ride out the storm this season

Martin O'Neill pleads for time... if Sunderland survive

Martin O'Neill did not expect to still be shadowed by the spectre of relegation 15 months after he was called in to eradicate such a threat at Sunderland. It is, however, the reality.

<b>Emmanuel Frimpong</b> argues with, prolific tweeter and Arsenal fan, Piers Morgan:<br/> “@piersmorgan I hope ppl read this and no am rude and u deserve every abuse I give u fatty go and run on the treadmill like I told u.”

Fulham would like to sign Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong on loan next season

The midfielder is on loan until the end of the current season

Simon Mignolet

Martin O'Neill wants to tie Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to long-term contract

Goalkeeper has reportedly attracted interest from Arsenal and Manchester United

Adam Johnson scored Sunderland’s second goal against West Ham

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson desperate to win back England place

25-year-old has been inconsistent since making £10m switch to Sunderland

Sunderland 0 Arsenal 1: Jack Wilshere holds off Lee Cattermole

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere expected to be fit for Bayern Munich tie

Talisman had been a doubt for the Champions League game after picking up a knock against Sunderland

Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen hopes to get off Arsenal's long injury list ahead of Bayern Munich match

Jenkinson's red card against Sunderland adds to Wenger's defensive problems

Santi Cazorla celebrates his goal for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger issues Tottenham with warning over Champions League qualification

Arsenal currently trail their north London neigbours

Jack Wilshere celebrates after eventually putting Arsenal ahead

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill wary of in-form Jack Wilshere ahead of Arsenal visit

The Gunners travel to Wearside this weekend

Danny Graham of Sunderland looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Reading and Sunderland

Danny Graham insists jeers did not put him off Sunderland switch

Striker joined Black Cats from Swansea

Danny Graham will hope for more first-team opportunities at Sunderland

Danny Graham completes move to Sunderland - despite being booed by fans before he even signed

Striker agrees three-and-a-half year deal

Danny Graham's attempt is blocked by Titus Bramble

Match Report: Swansea striker Danny Graham booed during draw with Sunderland

Sunderland 0 Swansea City 0: Home fans make feelings known about transfer target

Danny Graham rounds Ross Turnbull to score Swansea’s second goal last night

A Geordie can succeed at Sunderland insists Martin O'Neill

Danny Graham has been linked with the Black Cats

Louis Saha

Louis Saha told he can leave Sunderland

Frenchman has failed to make impact at Stadium of Light

Alfred N'Diaye

Alfred N'Diaye completes move to Sunderland

France Under-21 international is a defensive midfielder

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David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

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Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
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Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
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China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003