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Germany's Sami Khedira and Lukas Podolski take part in a training session ahead of the World Cup final
Luis Suarez has officially joined Barcelona for £75m

Luis Suarez to Barcelona: Former Liverpool striker could be denied glitzy unveiling due to bite ban

Major signings are traditionally paraded in front of fans at the Nou Camp

Scoreboard at the end of the semi-final World Cup match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte

Brazil vs Germany 2014 World Cup: Punter in New Zealand bet on 1-7 scoreline

So the result wasn't entirely unexpected

Fred pictured during Brazil's defeat to Germany

Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: Fred booed as Brazil fans turn on Selecao

Anger in the stands amid capitulation against Germany

Miroslav Klose breaks Ronaldo record to become all-time leading World Cup scorer

Germany striker broke record during first half mauling of Brazil

Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: Up to 60,000 Brazil fans to wear Neymar masks during semi-final

Fans expected to show support as part of 'We are all Neymar' campaign backed by Brazilian FA

Manchester United's kit for the 2014/15 season

CONFIRMED: Nike to end Manchester United kit deal over excessive demands

Adidas and Warrior the leading contenders to replace them in 2015

Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal arrives at Manchester United... in poster form and without his own body

Huge image of new manager is plastered outside the Theatre of Dreams

Joachim Low talks to his Germany squad before their semi-final with Brazil

Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014 preview: Five reasons why Germany will win

The sides meet in Belo Horizonte bidding for a place in the World Cup final

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Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform
Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Take a good look while you can

How climate change could wipe out this seal
Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier for the terminally ill?

Farewell, my lovely

Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier?
Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist: Crowdfunded novel nominated for first time

Crowdfunded novel nominated for Booker Prize

Paul Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is in contention for the prestigious award
Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster to ensure his meals aren't poisoned

Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster

John Walsh salutes those brave souls who have, throughout history, put their knives on the line
Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

A $25m thriller starring Sam Worthington to be made in God's Own Country
Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?

Will The Minerva Project change the face of higher learning?

The university has no lecture halls, no debating societies, no sports teams and no fraternities. Instead, the 33 students who have made the cut at Minerva, will travel the world and change the face of higher learning
The 10 best pedicure products

Feet treat: 10 best pedicure products

Bags packed and all prepped for holidays, but feet in a state? Get them flip-flop-ready with our pick of the items for a DIY treatment
Commonwealth Games 2014: Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games

Commonwealth Games 2014

Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games
Jack Pitt-Brooke: Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism

Jack Pitt-Brooke

Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism
How Terry Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

How Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

Over a hundred rugby league players have contacted clinic to deal with mental challenges of game