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With cutting-edge clubs, café society and a thriving art scene, long-neglected eastern districts of the German capital are reinventing themselves as centres of youth culture. Tony Paterson reports

Chelsea deny claim of sabotage to hit back in pitch battle

Chelsea have denied suggestions they are attempting to sabotage Barcelona's Champions' League visit by pouring sand on the Stamford Bridge turf. The Premiership champions have said the pitch is undergoing "routine maintenance" to improvedrainage.

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