Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno

Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap: rescue 'extremely difficult'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:16

Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants

Joey Barton of Queens Park Rangers

Sport salaries: even QPR weekly wage tops UK annual average

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 12:51

Manchester City crowned best-paid sports team in the world for second year running

Tesco

Tesco under pressure after profits slump 6% to £3.3bn

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 10:22

Tesco profits decline for second year in a row as it loses shoppers to discount rivals Aldi and Lidl

Charles Laurence

Gun law in Nevada: agents yield to a man called Bundy

Wed 16 Apr, AT 09:46 Charles Laurence

Washington politicians on the spot as cowboys and militiamen team up to drive the law out of town

A volunteer sorts through donations at a Food Bank in London

Church calls for action on national food poverty 'crisis'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 09:25

Number of people receiving food parcels almost tripled last year, but ministers deny benefits cut link

Big Allotment Challenge: does a perfect radish make perfect TV?

Wed 16 Apr, AT 09:18 Holden Frith

New BBC2 show makes Great British Bake-Off seem dangerously subversive by comparison

Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates at the Emirates

Arsenal stress the F-word as Wenger demands focus

Match Report Wed 16 Apr, AT 08:54

Victory over West Ham lifts Gunners to fourth and they cannot afford any more slip ups

William Carvalho

Man Utd 'agree Carvalho deal', Song next instead of Kroos?

Transfer Talk Wed 16 Apr, AT 08:30

Sought-after Portugal midfielder said to have agreed deal at Old Trafford as Moyes rebuilds

The Royal Ballet's production of The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale – reviews of 'ambitious' Shakespeare ballet

Hot Ticket Wed 16 Apr, AT 07:39

Christopher Wheeldon's extraordinary new work for the Royal Ballet is a triumph, say critics

Pro-Russian protesters in Ukraine

The five best tweets on the crisis in Ukraine

Summary Tue 15 Apr, AT 16:09

Look at photos, read analysis from both sides and see what the protesters eat – in five tweets

King Joffrey played by Jack Gleeson

Will Game of Thrones lose its appeal after shock death?

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Apr, AT 15:48

Spoiler alert: The Lion and The Rose, episode two of series four, offers a jaw-dropping plot twist

Manchester City

Man City face FFP sanctions – have Uefa missed their target?

Talking Point Tue 15 Apr, AT 13:47

City confident of avoiding punishment amid calls for Uefa to target irresponsible owners

Ghader Ghalamere with his son

Refugee saved after plane passengers' seat belt protest

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Apr, AT 13:45

Temporary reprieve for Ghader Ghalamere after his family's last-minute departure lounge appeal

Steven Gerrard

Liverpool title would crown Steven Gerrard as true legend

Talking Point Tue 15 Apr, AT 12:47

As club marks Hillsborough anniversary, Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers drive Liverpool forward

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