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Radamel Falcao was left out of Manchester United's squad for the 1-0 defeat by Southampton for tactical reasons, says Louis van Gaal.
Hong Kong's Marco Fu makes a maximum 147 break in his Masters first-round match against England's Stuart Bingham.
Ronald Koeman says analysis of Manchester United's defence was key to his side's victory at Old Trafford on Sunday.
UK pharmaceutical company Shire has clinched a deal to buy US rival NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2bn (£3.4bn).
Find out who surprised Andrew Cole with his finishing ability and the defender who could help Arsenal to a top-four spot.
Pop star Sam Smith takes his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, back to number one, while Tulisa's comeback single misses the Top 40.
A statue of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has been unveiled in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.
Major London landmarks have been lit in the colours of the French national flag in tribute to the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks.
Dusan Tadic scores the only goal as Southampton beat Manchester United to move up to third in the Premier League table.
Campaigners are fighting to save the former Coronation Street set in Manchester from demolition.
World champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the Masters as he loses 6-5 to Shaun Murphy.
Sri Lanka says it will investigate what it says was a coup attempt by deposed President Mahinda Rajapaksa before he lost elections on Friday.
The body of a vulnerable man who went missing last week from his home in South Lanarkshire has been found.
West Indies complete the highest run chase in T20 history as they beat South Africa in a thrilling game to win the series.
A 24-year-old man dies and two others are in a serious condition after they are suspected of taking Ecstasy at a house in East Dunbartonshire.
A 49-year-old man is arrested after chemicals and ammunition are found at a property in a village, as part of an investigation which has seen some residents evacuated.
Englishman Andy Sullivan wins his first European Tour title with a play-off victory at the South African Open.
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal climb above neighbours Tottenham to fifth in the Premier League.
Roma talisman Francesco Totti takes a selfie of himself celebrating an equaliser in the draw against Lazio.
Labour's former shadow attorney general says she was upset to be "called a snob" after a row over her controversial tweet.