An excellent first few months of the season has seen Alex Ferguson’s side throw caution to the wind and attack sides with reckless abandon.
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has been linked with a move away from the European champions at the end of this season, despite his willingness to stay at Stamford Bridge, the Blues have yet to offer him a contract extension.
Manchester United fans wouldn’t have expected a better gift on the Boxing Day who saw their team on top of the table with a lead of 7 points over their compatriots Manchester City.
Ed Miliband has promised that 2013 will be the year when he sets out "concrete steps" explaining how his party would create a one nation Britain.
Margaret Thatcher and her chancellor Sir Geoffrey Howe were behind a politically toxic plan in 1982 to dismantle the welfare state, newly released Downing Street documents show. She later attempted to distance herself from the plans after what was described as a "riot" in her cabinet.
General Norman Schwarzkopf who commanded allied forces in the 1991 Gulf War has died at the age of 78 in Tampa, Florida.
Oh sure, everybody says "it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game". But nobody really believes it.
The expletive-ridden underground rap hit 212 by Azealia Banks sold more copies (383,000) than Wings, the big comeback single from X Factor winners Little Mix (372,000).
Mark Hughes has distanced himself from the Blackburn Rovers job, leaving the former Aston Villa coach Kevin MacDonald as favourite to head up a new managerial set-up at the club following the departure of Henning Berg from Ewood Park.
The problem with talking about appointing "iconic names" and "the best in the business" – which was the language Nottingham Forest's Kuwaiti owners were using when they took over the club in the summer – is that the potential for anti-climax is huge.