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.

Abuse greets Sian O'Callaghan murder accused

The devastated father of Sian O'Callaghan today described her as "bright, bubbly, caring and friendly", hours after angry scenes erupted as the man accused of her murder appeared in court.

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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