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.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Hot air balloons rise over the Cappadocian town of Göreme, where 23 hot air balloon companies compete for business. Turkey’s tourism industry could be hurt, however, by images of ongoing protests and an increasingly belligerent prime minister. Photograph: Stephen Starr

When Turkey’s AK Party swept to power in 2002, it did so through striking a deep ideological chord with the people of dozens of unremarkable re(...)