Ryanair said the plane landed normally and was inspected by an engineer who replaced the fire extinguisher and cleared the aircraft to return to service. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A Ryanair flight made an emergency landing in Barcelona early on Thursday after a fault was reported with the cockpit fire extinguisher.Ryanair FR83(...)

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Ludogorets’ Anicet Abel runs with the ball during a training session at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble

Liverpool face Ludogorets in their opening Champions League Group B match at Anfield tonight.Here are a selection of titbits concerning the Bulgarian (...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

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Police in Spain have questioned a 39-year-old Irishman after a quantity of cocaine was found at a hotel in Valencia.

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Manchester United’s Jonny Evans, center, moves the ball as Inter Milan’s Diego Laxalt, left, and Marco Andreolli defend during the second half of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. Photograph: AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez

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Jonny Evans of Manchester United fights for the ball with Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy at the Rose Bowl  in Pasadena, California. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

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