Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

Premier League: Transfers, predictions and key information – your essential guide to the new season

Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Mariner run through all 20 clubs

Southampton goal scorer Morgan Schneiderlin
Alex Song

Alex Song to West Ham: Hammers announce signing after co-owner David Gold drops huge hint

West Ham will announce new signing before kick-off today

Carlton Cole (right) celebrates his goal for West Ham last weekend

Premier League: West Ham United vs Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Cameroon's Alex Song is given a red card

Alex Song to West Ham: Barcelona midfielder linked with Premier League return

Cameroon international could soon be back in London

West Ham transfer news: Carlton Cole linked with a move to Championship Bournemouth

Striker reluctant to drop a division - reports

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

Sergio Aguero
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

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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

Scarred by the bell

The downfall of the TV star charged with bar stabbing
Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
Cuba's golf revolution: But will the revolutionary nation take 'bourgeois' game to its heart?

Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
The Locked Room Mysteries: As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor Otto Penzler explains the rules of engagement

The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

Wear in review

A look back at fashion in 2014
Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015. Might just one of them happen?

Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

Might just one of them happen?
War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

Disaster looming? Now you know where to head...

Which British city has become the first to be awarded special 'resilience' status by the UN?
Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced

Finally, a diet that works

Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced