News Criminal mastermind: Henning Mankell

Mankell will document his battle with the disease for a newspaper column

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson

I'm English, honest! England in race to secure clearance for Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson will be drafted into the England squad for next week's friendly with Sweden, if they can get clearance from Fifa.

Jack Wilshere on his competitive return for Arsenal against QPR

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere called up to England squad

Roy Hodgson has risked the wrath of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after Jack Wilshere was named in his England squad to face Sweden.

'He didn't have time to stab him': Guards stop knife-wielding man from attacking Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen

Security guards stopped a knife-wielding man from approaching Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen while he was campaigning for municipal elections.

Wayne Rooney made little impact in possession and his goal had a touch of luck

Wayne Rooney eager to play in next England match

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has no intention of ducking England's next friendly and is determined to get back to his best quickly.

John B. Gurdon from Great-Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan (R)

Britain's Sir John Gurdon wins Nobel prize in medicine for his pioneering work in cloning and stem cells

The 79-year-old was the first person to clone an animal from a single cell

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Tiger of Sweden is another Scandi import that Brits can't get enough of, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Healthy living 'benefits over-75s'

Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can extend your innings by up to six years, research has shown.

Holly Bleasdale in action during her disappointing London Games

Mixed emotions for Team GB athletes as they head back to the track

Ohuruogu meets Richards-Ross while Gemili and Bleasedale also in action tonight

Brazil striker Neymar 'happy' with Olympic silver medal

Bruised by their loss to Mexico in the Olympic final, Brazil begins their journey to the 2014 World Cup with a friendly against Sweden on Wednesday.

Leading woman: GB's Mhairi Spence is the current world champion

GB women hoping to make it four in a row in pentathlon

How better for Britain to end this Olympic Games than with one of their strongest events? The final gold medal to be handed out, before the closing ceremony this evening, will be in the women's modern pentathlon.

Deals of the week: Med cruise, Portloe, Stockholm

Less than £200... Plan ahead for an autumn escape. The Lugger Hotel in the Cornish village of Portloe has a two-night stay any time in October for £150pp, based on two sharing. It includes B&B, dinner on the first night, afternoon tea each day and a bottle of champagne on arrival. Book by 19 August. luggerhotel.co.uk

Hubbard's Cupboard: When dressage riders were different class

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Usain Bolt celebrates his victory in the 100m final

Lightning Bolt gets Jamaican party started

Fastest man on the planet retains title in just 9.63sec – and that was after a poor start

Usain Bolt celebrates his victory in the 100m final

Lightning Usain Bolt strikes again at Olympics to make mockery of the doubters

After a poor start Jamaican sensation cruises to victory with his compatriot Blake in second and Gatlin coming home third

Bulgarians find suicide bomber DNA as Israel buries victims

Israel claims Iran has been involved in 20 attacks - real or attempted - since May
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Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
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Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
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The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

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The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

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Jokes on Hollywood

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