It is the story that has rocked the football world - and the ramifications keep stacking up for the clubs intending to form a European Super League.
Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Chelsea and Real Madrid could be thrown out of this season's Champions League and Europa League, according to Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin, who also said a legal assessment was being made about banning players from all 12 Super League clubs from this summer's European Championship.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden today launched a fan-led review of football in this country, saying the breakaway league idea "goes against the spirit of the game".
Yet should fans be surprised? Manchester United shares surged in value today and analysts have outlined the economics.
Tom Morgan has the inside story of European football's civil war.
Read what the England XI would look like if "Big Six" players were banned.
Like other large British dog breeds, the Old English Sheepdog has fallen out of favour in recent years and faces extinction. Morgan Lawrence examines whether it is about to disappear for ever
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Business and money briefing
Trade cracks | Brexiteers declared victory as data showed trade levels bounced back in February. But the headline figures hid lasting pain for some exporters and serious questions about the future of UK trade with Europe. Louis Ashworth has the story behind the statistics.
Mourinho sacked | On another day, the story setting tongues wagging in the world of football would have been the sacking of Jose Mourinho as Tottenham manager less than a week before the Carabao Cup final. Matt Law has the inside story on his dismissal and why chairman Daniel Levy snapped. Jason Burt analyses why the Special One is done, with a graph showing how Tottenham's season has unravelled. Thom Gibbs outlines the reasons why Mourinho's replacement must be Ralph Hasenhuttl.
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Skoda Enyaq iV review | Skoda has outshone its parent company again with this SUV that is the first non-VW-badged use of the group's new battery electric platform. Andrew English drives the electric SUV that shows the Czechs build a better Volkswagen.
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Several players, including Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes, have voiced their opposition to the European Super League proposals.
Many more will privately agree with the flood of commentary criticising their employers.
Sam Wallace looks at the brains behind the league that no-one wants, who cannot even run their clubs properly.
Luke Edwards says the "Big Six" will soon come crawling back if they are banned from the Premier League, while Oliver Brown says the plan shows the Glazers, Abramovich, Kroenke and FSG do not care about British fans.
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India placed on UK's travel 'red list' as PM cancels visit
India has been added to the UK's red list for international travel after Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to the country amid concerns over a spike in coronavirus cases and a new variant. Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs the Government had made the "difficult" decision to place the country in the highest level of restrictions because of fears about the new "double mutant" Indian strain. It means that from 4am on Friday, any British citizens coming from or through India will have to quarantine in hotels. This graph shows how cases have surged there.
Historic first helicopter flight on another world
Nasa has made history after it was successful in the "near impossible" feat of achieving the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. The $85m helicopter, named Ingenuity, managed to ascend to around three metres above Mars, then hover for 30 seconds and rotate. The flight took place around 7.30am, but data arrived back on Earth later this morning. Watch the historic moment and view a gallery of the Mars mission.
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Starmer's last orders | At the top of his voice, he shouted "get out of my pub". Sir Keir Starmer was ordered to leave a pub in Bath by its landlord, after he accused the Labour leader of "failing this country" over his support for lockdown restrictions. Watch the tense exchange.
Around the world: George Floyd trial nears its climax
Closing arguments are underway in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George Floyd, a case that laid bare racial wounds in the US and has come to be seen as a pivotal test of police accountability. Derek Chauvin, a 19-year veteran, faces a maximum of 40 years in prison if convicted of the most serious charge - second-degree murder. Watch what has been said in court.
Have big dogs had their day?