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Manchester United transfer news: Bayern Munich set to beat Louis van Gaal's Red Devils to Mehdi Benatia capture - reports

Problems mount up for van Gaal as former club Bayern scupper his plans

Liverpool transfer news: Bayern Munich reject Xherdan Shaqiri bids

Karl-Heinz Rummenige has confirmed that the Bayern starlet is the subject of Premier League interest - but insists he will remain part of Pep Guardiola's squad for the new Budesliga season

Pep Guardiola makes a gesture from the touchline

Bayern Munich comment: For Pep Guardiola, it is not the end of tiki-taka but one system cannot rule football

Munich were thrashed 4-0 at home by the counter-attacking Real Madrid this week

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his first goal against Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich 0 Real Madrid 4 match report: Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos each score twice in demolition at the Allianz Arena

Real ease through to the Champions League final in Lisbon on 24 May

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Cristiano Ronaldo could set a new record tonight

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid: How Cristiano Ronaldo can set a new Champions League record tonight

Portuguese forward needs one more goal for the most-ever scored in the Champions League in a season

Real Madrid 1 Bayern Munich 0 comment: Pep Guardiola's idealistic revolution has a way to go – if he is given time by Bayern

Bayern dominated possession but could not make the break through

Karim Benzema is expected to be in action for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich

Champions League: Real Madrid v Bayern Munich match preview

A look ahead to this week’s semi-final at the Bernabeu

Toni Kroos will be staying at Bayern Munich, his agent has claimed

Transfer news: Toni Kroos's agent claims Manchester United have not made a bid and midfielder will stay at Bayern Munich until 'at least' 2015

German midfielder has been constantly linked with the Premier League champions

Mario Mandzukic scores against Manchester United earlier this month
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola looks on from the dugout

Champions League draw: Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola looks to maintain his impressive record against Real Madrid

Real will be at home to Bayern in the first leg on 23 April

Gareth Bale will be featuring for Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals

Champions League draw: A guide to the semi-finals as Chelsea face Atletico Madrid while Real Madrid will meet Bayern Munich

All the information you need to know on the tournament's final four

Arjen Robben's shot takes a deflection off Nemanja Vidic's left foot to deceive David de Gea and put the tie beyond United

Arjen Robben admits Bayern Munich were 'very, very bad' in the second half against Manchester United

Dutchman scored the third goal of the game to put tie out of United's reach

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Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

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French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

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Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
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Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

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Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

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Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

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Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

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