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Rafa Benitez; Liverpool

Benitez on the brink as Liverpool visit Stoke

Thu 14 Jan, AT 16:19

Team news and more for the weekend’s Premier League fixtures

Gerry and Kate McCann

‘Fuck the McCanns’ police chief heard to tell BBC

Thu 14 Jan, AT 14:52

Outburst alleged as Amaral continues to say Madeleine kidnap was ‘invented’

Papa Doc, Francois Duvalier

Why is Haiti so poor? A history of quake-hit island

Thu 14 Jan, AT 14:15

Once France’s richest colonial possession, earthquake-hit Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world

Marouane Chamakh

Liverpool deny Chamakh deal as Barca enter race

Thu 14 Jan, AT 14:01

Transfer Talk: Striker is ‘hard to understand’ says Bordeaux boss; Arsenal to send Wilshere on loan


Avatar director accused of plagiarising Soviet novels

Thu 14 Jan, AT 13:11

James Cameron is ‘scum’ for copying a classic Soviet sci-fi series, say his accusers on eve of Golden Globes

Google China

Google vs China: don’t be evil – or don’t be second?

Thu 14 Jan, AT 12:50

Google threatens to quit China following hacking attempts and further curbs on free speech – but is there a more pragmatic reason?

Bernie Ecclestone

Shortcuts would spice up F1 says Bernie Ecclestone

Thu 14 Jan, AT 10:08

Formula 1 guru wants to increase overtaking by allowing drivers to cut corners

Emmanuel Adebayor

Togo press officer died in my arms says Adebayor

Thu 14 Jan, AT 10:02

Manchester City striker says he needs a break from football after the trauma of the bus attack

Sheridan Smith and Duncan James in Legally Blonde

Sheridan Smith conquers Legally Blonde critics

Thu 14 Jan, AT 09:44

The show died on Broadway but looks like being a hit in London, chihuahuas included

Gary McKinnon

High Court judge gives hacker McKinnon hope

Thu 14 Jan, AT 08:44

If the legal arguments last beyond the election, McKinnon should escape extradition

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova signs $70m deal with Nike

Thu 14 Jan, AT 08:17

Eight year contract puts her on a par with sporting celebrities like David Beckham

Wall Street

Banker fury as Obama unveils new risk tax

Thu 14 Jan, AT 07:53

President wants to raise $100bn over ten years to pay off TARP deficit

Liverpool Reading Kuyt

Benitez in crisis as Liverpool go out of FA Cup

Thu 14 Jan, AT 07:26

Rafa Benitez’s misery compounded by injuries to Gerrard and Torres