After Wigan put an end to Chelsea's run of luck with a 3-1 victory, Manchester United went to the top of the Premiership for the first time in the season after a 2-0 win over Stoke with an impressive performance by Ryan Giggs (photo).
Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is set to close the doors of one of its factories in central England over the next decade. Jaguar's owner, Tata Motors, has said that they will create 800 jobs elsewhere in the UK.
Britain's minister for sport, Gerry Sutcliffe, has warned the governing body of English football, the Football Association (FA), to urgently implement reforms recommended four years ago or risk losing government funding.
Paraguay have reached their fourth successive World Cup finals and plunged Diego Maradona's Argentina into further disarray with a 1-0 win in Asuncion. It was the fourth defeat in six qualifiers for Lionel Messi and his teammates.
Steven Gerrard (photo) scored twice as England slammed Croatia (5-1) on Wednesday, securing their place in the 2010 World Cup. European champions Spain will also be making an appearance in South Africa after their victory over Estonia.
In this edition: The success of a clown who played a fake candidate for the upcoming election in Germany; the art Italians don't want to see on their streets: why hooliganism appears to be back in England.
Focus looks at the success of the Eurostar, as the company that began its undersea rail service linking London with Paris and Brussels on November 14, 1994 welcomed its 100 millionth passenger on Friday.