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Who is best-equipped to win the World Cup? Our reporters discuss the contenders for this summer's tournament

The World Cup gets underway in less than three months and managers across the globe are busy finalising their plans for this summer's tournament in …

What Was the Vietnam War About?

Was America’s war in Vietnam a noble struggle against Communist aggression, a tragic intervention in a civil conflict, or an imperialist counterrevolution to crush a movement of national liberation? Those competing interpretations ignited fiery debates in the 1960s and remain unresolved today. How …

Vietnam

Tragic death of 14-week-old baby leads to urgent warnings over big bow headbands

The tragic death of a 14-week-old baby has triggered warnings from parents over the big bow headband craze.<p>One mum has issued words of caution to …

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

United Nations

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Ghastly 'Coffin Birth' in a Medieval Grave

We didn't know such horror was even possible.<p>A grave dating back to early medieval Italy is a sad testament to the horrors of medicine in the Dark …

Manchester United to sell five players for over £100m to fund Jose Mourinho transfer spree

gossip<p>Manchester United are ready to sell five players for a combined fee of over £100million as they look to raise funds for another Jose Mourinho …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

The best type of exercise for burning belly fat probably isn't what you think it is

Targeting different areas of the body might actually be more effective.<p>Belly fat is notorious for being the hardest to shift, and there's a biological reason for that (you can read more on why here). Because the fat that gathers around your abdomen can be so stubborn, many people find themselves …

Thomas Tuchel reportedly signs deal with Arsenal to replace Arsene Wenger

gossip<p>Former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel has agreed a deal to become Arsenal manager, according to reports in Germany.<p>Tuchel has been out of …

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.<p>A rigorous recent study sought to settle the debate, and it had results to disappoint …

I Am Autistic - This Is What The World Looks Like To Me

Being autistic can feel very lonely and isolating. Please take time this week to learn more about autism<p>National Autistic Society<p>My name is Saskia …

Autism

Didier Drogba reveals the truth behind Jose Mourinho’s harsh treatment of Paul Pogba

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has defended Jose Mourinho’s treatment of Paul Pogba and believes his former manager likes the midfielder ‘a lot’.<p>Pogba …

Man City rising star Phil Foden 'punished' on England international duty

Manchester City youngster Phil Foden was reportedly made to sit out an England Under-19s game because of poor timekeeping.<p>The Stockport midfielder , …

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins 'shocked' by club finances

<b>West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins says he has been "shocked" at the state of the Premier League side's finances since returning to The Hawthorns.</b><p>Jenkins said "there's no more money for wages" and that the club will need its first overdraft in more than 10 years.<p>Albion look set to be relegated …

Soccer

Team-mate saves former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel from swallowing tongue after he was knocked unconscious during match

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel suffered a health scare after almost swallowing his tongue following a blow to the head that knocked him …

Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Man City plan £75m Isco move

Man City plan £75m Isco move<p>Manchester City are planning a £75 million move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to <i>The Sun</i>.<p>The Spain …

Arsenal have made no formal approaches to potential Arsene Wenger replacements

gossip<p>Arsenal have not yet made any kind of formal approach to any potential successors to Arsene Wenger, according to reports.<p>Reports from Germany …

Revealed: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho draws up six-man shortlist of transfer targets

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has drawn up a shortlist of targets as he tries to shake up his midfield department this summer.<p>The Special …

It all made sense when we found out we were autistic

About 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum, according to the National Autistic Society<p>Five times as many males as females are diagnosed<p>Autism is under-diagnosed in females<p><b>“I'm Maura Campbell.</b><p><b>I was born with the social skills of a used teabag.”</b><p><b>“That’s how I described myself at the BBC</b> …

Autism

Britain's railways are already state owned – just not by the UK

Swingeing rail fare hikes across the UK today have prompted fresh calls for the renationalisation of the railways, a policy that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has championed. But 72pc of rail franchises are already backed by the state – just not ours. Analysis by <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> shows that 18 out …

Trains

Pregnant woman electrocuted to death in bathtub while charging phone

A pregnant woman was electrocuted in her bathtub while charging her phone just days before she was due to give birth.<p>The 21-year-old mom-to-be died …

Aston Villa Linked to Midfield Duo

Reports in the media are suggesting that Aston Villa are interested in midfielders from Championship rivals Middlesborough and Wigan Athletic. Adam …

The 51 best movies on Netflix right now

Best movies on Netflix<p>1<p>Movies<p>The Godfather Trilogy (1972-1990)<p><b>Director:</b> Francis Ford Coppola<p><b>Cast:</b> Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro<p>This is …

Al Pacino

Manchester United January transfer news LIVE: Man Utd and Inter set for swap deal

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Red Devils as the January transfer window heats up<p>Man Utd and Inter set for Mkhitaryan swap<p>Manchester United are ready to let Henrikh Mkhitaryan leave for Inter, with Joao Mario heading the other direction, according to <i>Corriere</i> …

Why the secret handshake between police and Freemasons should worry us | Duncan Campbell

Successive Met commissioners have tried to end the society’s influence. It is as clear as ever that membership of both bodies is incompatible with public service<p>When the late Sir Kenneth Newman became commissioner of the Metropolitan police in 1982, he outlined his thoughts on how his officers …

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Stress Relief

We can't always change the circumstances that cause us stress, and sometimes we can't even influence them. For example, you can't always leave a …

Mindfulness

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

Five Scottish towns worth a day trip from Edinburgh

Climb to the top of North Berwick Law, a volcanic hill above the Scottish town of the same name, and you may just have an up-close encounter with an …

Scotland

How an autistic lad who wasn't invited to anyone's party could be the inspiration for a new TV show

A little lad who couldn’t get a party invitation could be the inspiration for a new TV show.<p>Reilly Stephenson hit the headlines and won the hearts of …

Pregnant woman is left HORRIFIED after she discovers her foetus is actually a cancerous tumour - IBTimes India

Lauren Knowles' supposed 'pregnancy' turned out to be a mass of cancerous cells, leading to her 'giving birth' all by herself in a hospital toilet, …