Sport Hull City have agreed a fee with Tottenham for Jake Livermore

Livermore will now discuss personal terms about a permanent move to the KC Stadium, after he impressed there last season while on loan

Rapist cab driver sent to prison

An unlicensed cab driver was jailed for seven years and three months today after being found guilty of raping a female passenger.

Gareth Bale celebrates his winner against Sunderland

Gareth Bale urged to leave Tottenham for a club with 'culture of victory' by Marcel Desailly

The Welshman has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid

Arsene Wenger celebrates with his players after they clinched fourth place

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal 'need stability and to strengthen in the summer' after qualifying for Champions League

Arsenal manager says club must spend funds from Europe but fears a lack of available talent

Paperback review: A Death at the Palace, By MH Baylis

Journalist Rex Tracey is in a funk. He pines for Milda, his Lithuanian ex-girlfriend, while younger, more ambitious colleagues are after his reporting job at a north London newspaper.

Anthony Hilton: Time to engineer some recognition

We don't make enough fuss about the things we are good in this country and we do nothing like enough to celebrate our engineers, which is why on Thursday I was particularly pleased to be invited to present an award in the magnificent Great Room of the Institute of Civil Engineers.

Joan McVittie, former president of the Association of School and College Leaders

School sixth-forms face closure due to government funding cuts

School sixth-forms are facing closure because of government funding cuts, headteachers warned today.

Tottenham v Arsenal: The best north London derbies

Tottenham host Arsenal this Sunday in the Premier League with both teams desperate for a win.

Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul

Anzhi Makhachkala to tempt Younes Kaboul to leave Tottenham

Defender will be offered £4m-a-year after tax according to reports

Kevin Hutchinson-Foster has been sentenced for passing the gun to Mark Duggan

Drug dealer Kevin Hutchinson-Foster jailed for supplying gun to Mark Duggan before death that sparked London riots

Gun had earlier been used to 'pistol whip' a barber until he was nearly unconscious

Bobby Moore, a class act whatever he wore

West Ham pay Bobby Moore tribute

West Ham will mark the 20th anniversary of Bobby Moore's death with a series of memorial events.

A new exhibition will show pictures from the riots in 2011

London riots are back in the frame

The photojournalist Lewis Whyld, 35, was sent to cover a party near St Paul's Cathedral on 6 August 2011.

Man guilty of supplying Mark Duggan gun

A man has been found guilty of supplying a gun to Mark Duggan, whose fatal shooting by police just minutes later sparked the 2011 summer riots.

Half of London's police stations could be closed

Nearly half of Scotland Yard's police stations could be closed as the force embarks on savage spending cuts to save £500m.

Most pupils resitting GCSE still fail to get a 'C'

The vast majority of pupils who re-sat their English GCSEs following this summer's grading fiasco still failed to get a top grade pass, results showed yesterday.

Plebgate: If the police can do this to a Government minister, what hope is there for black kids from Brixton?

No black man could yell obscenities at the police without being promptly handcuffed

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Amazing video shows Nasa's 'flame extinguishment experiment' in action
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Paranoid parenting is on the rise

And our children are suffering because of it
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The hacker's tale: the slide into crime at the 'News of the World'

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We flinch, but there are degrees of paedophilia

Child abusers are not all the same, yet the idea of treating them differently in relation to the severity of their crimes has somehow become controversial
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The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering

For instance, did Isis kill the Israeli teenagers to trigger a war, asks Patrick Cockburn
Alistair Carmichael: 'The UK as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts'

Alistair Carmichael: 'The UK as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts'

Meet the man who doesn't want to go down in history as the country's last Scottish Secretary
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Meet the people who play with Lego for a living

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The 20 best days out for the summer holidays: From Spitfires to summer ferry sailings

20 best days out for the summer holidays

From summer ferry sailings in Tyne and Wear and adventure days at Bear Grylls Survival Academy to Spitfires at the Imperial War Museum Duxford and bog-snorkelling at the World Alternative Games...
Open-air theatres: If all the world is a stage, then everyone gets in on the act

All the wood’s a stage

Open-air productions are the cue for better box-office receipts, new audiences, more interesting artistic challenges – and a picnic
Rand Paul is a Republican with an eye on the world

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Rand Paul is laying out his presidential stall by taking on his party's disastrous record on foreign policy
Self-preservation society: Pickles are moving from the side of your plate to become the star dish

Self-preservation society

Pickles are moving from the side of your plate to become the star dish
Generation gap opens a career sinkhole

Britons live ever longer, but still society persists in glorifying youth

We are living longer but considered 'past it' younger, the reshuffle suggests. There may be trouble ahead, says DJ Taylor