Sport Barcelona striker Neymar is helped from the pitch

The Brazil international is ruled out for up to a month

Insider's Guide: Valencia

For this week's Insider's Guide, Ted Wake, director of sales and marketing at short-break specialist Kirker Holidays (kirkerholidays .com), offers his 10 tips for a holiday in the Spanish region of Valencia.

Medical for £23.5m Mata as Chelsea close on deal

Valencia's Juan Mata was undergoing a medical in west London last night after Chelsea agreed a fee of £23.5m.

The Bargain Hunter: Are you sitting comfortably?

There are some great deals at Wilkinson's homeware store this week, with garden furniture sets reduced by up to 50 per cent online.

Bloodthirsty revellers rush to see Mouse, the 550kg raging bull

After killing three people, Ratón is the star attraction. Mike Elkin reports from Madrid

Bull kills third man at Spanish festivities

A killer bull has claimed another victim after fatally goring a 29-year-old man during festivities in Spain's eastern Valencia region, an official said yesterday.

City poised to hijack Gunners' big deal after signing Aguero

Arsenal fear that their move for the Valencia midfielder Juan Mata could yet be hijacked by Manchester City, with the FA Cup winners taking a keen interest in the player after failing to land either Samir Nasri or Ashley Young this summer.

First ever double leg transplant

Doctors in Spain have carried out the world's first double leg transplant, giving new lower limbs to a patient who lost both legs at mid-thigh in an accident.

Mata is going nowhere, says Valencia president

Valencia president Manuel Llorente insists Juan Mata is "not for sale".

Wenger may miss out on target Mata

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger will step up his recruitment drive ahead of the start of pre-season training next week, but reported target Juan Mata insists he is happy at Valencia.

You can't help smiling when a city is as Spanish as this

Valencia has sat in the shadow of Barcelona and Madrid for far too long. That's why it has got such an authentic atmosphere

Malaga sign Valencia winger Joaquin

Malaga have agreed to sign former Spain winger Joaquin from Valencia, their seventh recruit since the end of the La Liga campaign, the Spanish south-coast club said today.

Poster Boy Silva insists he has steel as well as style

City's talented Spanish midfielder tells Ian Herbert how he has shaken off doubts about his size and homesickness to become one of the key figures in the Eastlands revolution

Zigic close to return, says McLeish

Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic will undergo a new treatment programme this week in a last-ditch bid to regain fitness for the Barclays Premier League run-in.

Anti-smog buildings could be the future, as pollution soars

Britain may face EU courts over poor air quality, but tests on new 'sponge-like' materials offer hope

United continue to power their way to title

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