French league champions had seen a £14m bid rejected but appear to have made a breakthrough in negotiations to open personal terms with the French midfielder
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Wednesday 06 March 2013
The Magpies play at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Wins over Liverpool and Sunderland have seen Baggies reach accustomed safety target
Friday 15 February 2013
Magpies drew 0-0 in the Europa League
Sunday 10 February 2013
Comment suggested something violent might happen at high school
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Defender recently returned from a two-month lay-off with a hamstring problem
Friday 01 February 2013
Magpies remain close to the relegation zone
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A 39-year-old man from Gateshead was detained
Sunday 27 January 2013
"Behind every great man..." giggles Maria Fletcher in Fighter's Wives – The World of MMA (Five, Thursday), and behind the facade of long blonde hair and pneumatic cleavage you might expect the scheming devices of a footballer's wife. But these women who watch their husbands getting regularly beaten to a pulp need to be clever and calculating in a different way.
Friday 25 January 2013
Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini will remain with the club until at least the end of this season.
Thursday 24 January 2013
Club captain is on his way, but Magpies agree deal for Yoan Gouffran
Thursday 10 January 2013
Life Beyond the Premier League
Friday 04 January 2013
147,000 meals left unserved in 2011-12 by one NHS trust
Thursday 03 January 2013
Team-mate Demba Ba is set to leave for Chelsea
Thursday 20 December 2012
Tributes have been paid to building tycoon Sir Lawrie Barratt after died at the age of 85.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Magpies have been badly affected by injuries
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
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