Six things we learnt from the Premier League this weekend

Six things we learnt from this weekend's Premier League: Stoke surprise Arsenal with style, not victory; Papiss Cisse outshines Diego Costa

Aguero blow costs City more than they can afford, Spurs need to solve more than one problem at home, West Ham's realistic expectations and Liverpool face the music

West Ham 3 Swansea 1: It was Andy Carroll's best display in a Hammers shirt, says Sam Allardyce

West Ham have now won three games in eight days

West Ham's Andy Carroll makes it 1-1 against Swansea with powerful header
Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor competes with Leicester's Danny Simpson for the ball

Aston Villa vs Leicester: Latest score and Twitter updates

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Sam Allardyce makes a gesture on the touchline on Saturday

West Ham vs Swansea: Sam Allardyce happy to get the support he deserves

Hammers can return to top four with victory

Premier League: West Ham vs Swansea match preview

A look ahead to this week’s game in east London

West Ham players Aaron Cresswell (C) celebrates with Cheikhou Kouyate and Stewart Downing

Christmas gift plans of West Ham fans hit by replica kit stock issue

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Premier League injury news: Who's in and who's out this weekend? Arsenal could have 11 players missing and Manchester United nine

Swansea may not have any players missing when they face West Ham

Nolan (left) is mobbed by his team-mates after his equaliser

Premier League - LIVE: With action from around the grounds including Leicester City vs Liverpool and Manchester United vs Stoke City

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Aaron Cresswell’s first goal for West Ham gained three points

West Brom vs West Ham: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at The Hawthorns

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew celebrates with his team after Moussa Sissoko scores against QPR

West Ham vs Newcastle United: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s match at Upton Park

Manuel Pellegrini's Man City take on Southampton

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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
Homeless Veterans appeal: Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served

Homeless Veterans appeal

Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served
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?