Official inflation figures understate the real extent of rising costs, but even the government's own CPI scheme lays bare the ongoing misery for working people and those dependent on benefits.
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Football: Alex Ferguson will manage Manchester United for the final — and 1,500th — time at West Brom on Sunday.
Football: Former England winger Chris Waddle claims the retiring David Beckham would not rank in the top 1,000 Premier League players.
Boxing: He goes by the name “Lights Out,” but Britain’s Lee Purdy is hoping to have his name in bright lights this weekend in Atlantic City as he gets an unexpected crack at a world title.
This week Alex talks about the team’s poor start to the Women’s Super League season, a triple header against Bristol Academy and next week’s Champions League final at Stamford Bridge...
Football: Bradford captain Gary Jones will be hoping to break his Wembley duck when the Bantams take on Northampton in Saturday afternoon’s League Two play-off final (Sky Sports 1, 1pm).
Racing: The outstanding race on Saturday afternoon is the Group One JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury (3.50). With the going on the fast side of good I reckon we could see the highly progressive Fencing make the jump back up to the top grade.
Football: Tributes poured in for David Beckham today after the England and Manchester United legend confirmed he will hang up his boots at the end of the season.
Cricket: Limited overs or knockout cricket in Britain is 50 years old this month. The Gillette Cup saw its first ever match played at the beginning of May 1963.
Football: Rangers have received a request to hold an extraordinary general meeting designed to oust chairman Malcolm Murray.