West Ham are interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid

West Ham transfer news: Hammers interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid

6ft 4in centre-back has two caps for Germany

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Winston Reid celebrates his goal with Kevin Nolan

Crystal Palace vs. West Ham United team news: Hammers without key men James Collins and Kevin Nolan

West Ham without Nolan while Delaney and Bannan come in for Palace

Iain Moody, who has now left Selhurst Park, with Crystal Palace co-owner Steve Parish

Premier League: Crystal Palace vs West Ham match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Selhurst Park

Louis van Gaal will be looking for an improvement from his side

Premier League games live on TV this weekend: Newcastle, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City vs Liverpool

A look ahead to the weekend's football and which matches are on TV

West Ham co-chairman David Gold and David Sullivan
Enner Valencia of Ecuador has joined West Ham for £12m

West Ham United transfer news: Completed summer deals, including Enner Valencia and Cheikhou Kouyate

A look at the players who have arrived at Upton Park this summer and those who have departed

Glenn Hoddle is the surprise name to take over from Tony Pulis at Crystal Palace

Glenn Hoddle surprise name in the frame to take over at managerless Crystal Palace

Tony Pulis and David Moyes in line for West Ham job should Sam Allardyce be dismissed

A pitch invader is chased by stewards during West Ham v Tottenham

West Ham pitch invader Jordan Dunn not worried about possible 10-year ban as mates "think I'm a legend"

Jordan Dunn, 22, facing 10-year ban and up to £5,000 fine

West Ham vs Tottenham: Sam Allardyce already feels heat after Eric Dier gives Spurs' late victory

Eric Dier scored the only goal of the game at Upton Park

Tottenham players and fans celebrate Eric Dier's late winning goal on his debut to sink West Ham

West Ham vs Tottenham: Eric Dier describes debut goal - 'It all happened really quickly'

The England Under-21 international scored the only goal of the game at Upton Park

Tottenham players and fans celebrate Eric Dier's late winning goal on his debut to sink West Ham

West Ham vs Tottenham match report: Eric Dier delights with his late winner

West Ham 0 Tottenham 1: But the debutant’s stoppage-time strike for Tottenham merely adds to the pressure growing on Allardyce at West Ham

A fan takes a free-kick after running onto the pitch

West Ham vs Tottenham: Pitch invader takes Christian Eriksen's free-kick...and nearly scores

A fan decided to invade the Upton Parkpitch and timed it so well that he even had a crack at goal before being hauled away

Erik Lamela starts for Tottenham

West Ham vs Tottenham team news: Spurs look to the Eric's as Lamela and new-signing Eric Dier are both handed starts

Mauricio Pochettino leaves out Ben Davies and Michel Vorm

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Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone
Amazon is buying Twitch for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?

What is the appeal of Twitch?

Amazon is buying the video-game-themed online streaming site for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder

How bosses are making us work harder

As it is revealed that one newspaper office pumps out the sound of typewriters to increase productivity, Gillian Orr explores the other devices designed to motivate staff
Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records

Hard pressed: Resurgence in vinyl records

As the resurgence in vinyl records continues, manufacturers and their outdated machinery are struggling to keep up with the demand
Tony Jordan: 'I turned down the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series nine times ... then I found a kindred spirit'

A tale of two writers

Offered the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series, Tony Jordan turned it down. Nine times. The man behind EastEnders and Life on Mars didn’t feel right for the job. Finally, he gave in - and found an unexpected kindred spirit
Could a later start to the school day be the most useful educational reform of all?

Should pupils get a lie in?

Doctors want a later start to the school day so that pupils can sleep later. Not because teenagers are lazy, explains Simon Usborne - it's all down to their circadian rhythms
Prepare for Jewish jokes – as Jewish comedians get their own festival

Prepare for Jewish jokes...

... as Jewish comedians get their own festival
SJ Watson: 'I still can't quite believe that Before I Go to Sleep started in my head'

A dream come true for SJ Watson

Watson was working part time in the NHS when his debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, became a bestseller. Now it's a Hollywood movie, too. Here he recalls the whirlwind journey from children’s ward to A-list film set
10 best cycling bags for commuters

10 best cycling bags for commuters

Gear up for next week’s National Cycle to Work day with one of these practical backpacks and messenger bags
Paul Scholes: Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United

Paul Scholes column

Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United
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Kate Bush shows a voice untroubled by time

A preamble, then a coup de théâtre - and suddenly the long wait felt worth it
Robot sheepdog technology could be used to save people from burning buildings

The science of herding is cracked

Mathematical model would allow robots to be programmed to control crowds and save people from burning buildings
Tyrant: Is the world ready for a Middle Eastern 'Dallas'?

This tyrant doesn’t rule

It’s billed as a Middle Eastern ‘Dallas’, so why does Fox’s new drama have a white British star?