World Cup whispers: Ghana call the police; does Ronaldo haircut hide a message?
World Cup whispers: Italian striker's Twitter request, as Big Phil lookalike fools reporter
World Cup whispers: Wright's family threatened by raiders, Cahill scores wonder-goal
As Jeremy Paxman steps down as inquisitor in chief, we review some of his most memorable battles
Top ten things to do this week if you want to avoid the World Cup fever sweeping the globe
World Cup whispers: Russia and Mexico draw, Belgium have a narrow escape
Who should you put your money on? And who'll win the Golden Boot? Our guide to the World Cup odds
World Cup whispers: Why always me? asks Italian striker, as World Cup finally gets a stalemate
Goals galore and shock results have got the fans purring, but what's different this time?
World Cup whispers: injured physio out of the tournament, Japan fans clean up stadium
Word Cup whispers: Lopez and Pitbull get a mixed reception, and more problems emerge at Manaus
Guinea pigs, elephants, pandas and camels all vie for the crown of Paul the Octopus
World Cup whispers: England concerns over pitch as untested Itaquerao hosts Brazil opener
Harry Potter author supports No vote, donating £1m to Alistair Darling's Better Together campaign
The similarities between Alf Ramsey's heroes of 1966 vs Roy Hodgson's selections for Brazil
World Cup whispers: Sterling may start against Italy, Scolari nephew dies in car crash
World Cup whispers: England man brings Rio to a halt, Gerrard trains on his own
World Cup whispers: Argentina banner causes controversy, but England stars admire the view
Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate
It is 24 years since Germany last won the tournament. Are they becoming 'specialists in failure'?