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Sports Jamie Carragher calls on Rangers to give Steven Gerrard backing

Jamie Carragher insists Rangers must give Steven Gerrard the financial backing he needs to go toe-to-toe with Brendan Rodgers in a fascinating fight for Old Firm supremacy. More

Sports Messi backing Barcelona to beat Real Madrid to Odriozola signing

PSG president Al-Khelaifi warns Real Madrid, Ma... Arsenal, Liverpool alerted as Barcelona board c... New PSG coach Tuchel: Wenger long been my idol,... Nice in advanced talks with New York City FC... More

Sports 'The game has to move on': Ian Botham gives his backing to ECB's controversial 'Hundred' idea

Sir Ian Botham has backed controversial plans by the England and Wales Cricket Board to introduce a new format for its city-based competition, despite widespread criticism within the game. More

Business Struggling retailer gets backing for plans to issue 232.5m shares at 28p each

Struggling retailer Carpetright has launched its bid to raise £60m in emergency funding to support a major restructuring of the company More

Business MARKET REPORT: Unloved British stocks get backing of US analyst

International investors have been urged to pile back into Britain amid a deal-making frenzy and undervalued share prices. More

Entertainment & Arts Brendan Cole's wife 'threatens divorce if he doesn't stay away from backing dancer'

It seems Brendan Cole has been told he has to change his ways after his wife Zoe reportedly advised him to stay away from blonde dancer Jenna Lee-James. More

Sports Latest horse racing betting tips: Experts are backing Frankie Dettori to get a tune out of this 7/2 fiery filly

Paddy Power's racing gurus pick the choice bets for the biggest upcoming races More

Sports Leicester give Claude Puel backing until end of season as owners jet into training ground amid slump

The ninth-placed Foxes are sliding down the Premier League after just one point from a possible 12 and four wins in 18 More

US & Canada May, Macron and Merkel reaffirm backing for Iran nuclear deal

Theresa May spoke with President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel after their visits last week to Washington, where they dried to convince Donald Trump not to drop out. More