Swindon

Di Canio's passion fires Swindon to unlikely berth in fourth round

Paolo Di Canio won just as many friends as enemies in a playing career full of contradictions. Anyone at the County Ground who saw him mastermind taking the FA Cup scalp of Wigan will see he remains that animated human firecracker ever ready to explode. Management has yet to mellow the 43-year-old. But perhaps there is more than meets the eye with the mercurial Italian.

'Second victim' missing for years

Another victim who is believed to have been killed by the murderer of missing nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan went missing "several years ago", detectives revealed today.

Detectives narrow their search for missing woman

Detectives searching for the missing Sian O'Callaghan said they were "getting very close" to identifying her whereabouts and have urged family and friends not to search the area for fear they may compromise significant lines of inquiry.

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Burley promotes his Mr Motivator to stir Scotland

The first time George Burley and Terry Butcher put their heads together, Burley smashed Butcher's cheekbone. That was in a 1978 pre-season friendly accident when they were Ipswich club-mates chasing the same ball. Almost 30 years on, Scotland's new management team yesterday looked forward to making a shuddering impact of a different kind: reaching the World Cup in South Africa.

Sharon Stone: This heart of Stone

The actress cries on cue and cares about social injustice, but Gill Pringle still finds it hard to warm to the woman best-known for uncrossing her legs in 'Basic Instinct'