Emmanuel Adebayor scored against Arsenal last season

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor 'suspends' international career with Togo

Striker due to go to African Nations Cup in January

Women hold a sex strike

Women in the civil-rights group "Let's Save Togo" have announced a week-long sex strike to demand the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé.

Emmanuel Adebayor

Tottenham complete permanent transfer of Emmanuel Adebayor from Manchester City

Tottenham today finally completed the permanent signing of Emmanuel Adebayor from Manchester City.

Ethical loan deal helps 26,000 new businesses

An ethical, micro-loan scheme which allows people to lend directly to potential entrepreneurs in developing countries has broken through the £1m barrier.

Lendwithcare.org helps people in developing countries set up small businesses, such as small farms, to trade their way out of poverty

The £15 gift voucher that can lend a hand

Simon Read looks at an alternative Christmas gift that could help a small business abroad

Six Togolese footballers killed in crash

At least six delegates from a top Togolese football team have been killed and another 28 people critically injured after a bus plunged into a ravine.

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Emmanuel Adebayor says Manchester City hierarchy not 'man enough'

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has accused the club's hierarchy of not being "man enough" to tell him he is not wanted.

Ivory Coast calm as rivals hold positions

Fighters loyal to Ivory Coast presidential rivals Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara held onto positions around the main city Abidjan on Sunday, a day that saw less fighting than the previous three.

British victim of Jerusalem blast is named

A British national killed after an explosion ripped through a bus stop in Jerusalem was an evangelical Christian who was studying Hebrew.

Mysterious case of the 'national' football side that (allegedly) wasn't

Could a recent Togo v Bahrain match have involved a bizarre fraud?

Investigation into 'fake' Togo team

Reports claim a fake Togo team played a match against Bahrain earlier this month.

Adebayor could make Togo return

Emmanuel Adebayor has admitted he would be willing to come out of international retirement if football in Togo started to organise itself in a more professional manner.

Stuff Matters: Genius, Risk and the Secret of Capitalism, By Harry Bingham

There have been so many books about the world economy since the recession struck that the book market has become a bit like the economy itself. It's hard to pick out the clear signals from the background noise, but insofar as one can distinguish what has been happening, the tone is pretty sombre. Harry Bingham's approach is refreshing in what it is not. It isn't quite a study of the meltdown itself, nor of the decline of the West vis-à-vis China and India, nor a banker-bashing tome, and certainly not one of those tedious "I told you so" exercises of which there have been far too many.

Cabinda rights activist jailed

A human rights activist has been jailed for three years by an Angolan court for committing crimes against the state.

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A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
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Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes
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Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs

"I have never regarded anything I have done in "the media" as a proper job"
Lyricist Richard Thomas shares his 11-step recipe for creating a hit West End musical

11-step recipe for creating a West End hit

Richard Thomas, the lyricist behind the Jerry Springer and Anna Nicole Smith operas, explains how Bob Dylan, 'Breaking Bad' and even Noam Chomsky inspired his songbook for the new musical 'Made in Dagenham'
Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King has finally been translated into English ... 50 years on

Buried treasure: The Letter for the King

The coming-of-age tale about a boy and his mission to save a mythical kingdom has sold a million copies since it was written by an eccentric Dutchwoman in 1962. Yet until last year, no one had read it in English
Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The school that means business

Richard Garner heads to Lancashire, where developing the 'dragons' of the future is also helping one community academy to achieve its educational goals
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The world in your pocket: 10 best tablets

They’re thin, they’re light, you can use them for work on the move or keeping entertained
Lutz Pfannenstiel: The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents

Lutz Pfannenstiel interview

The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents
Pete Jenson: Popular Jürgen Klopp can reignite Borussia Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern Munich

Pete Jenson's a Different League

Popular Klopp can reignite Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern
John Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

The use of the British hostage demonstrates once again the militants' skill and originality in conducting a propaganda war, says Patrick Cockburn
The killer instinct: The man who helps students spot potential murderers

The killer instinct

Phil Chalmers travels the US warning students how to spot possible future murderers, but can his contentious methods really stop the bloodshed?
Clothing the gap: A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd

Clothing the gap

A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain