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Blues boss is resigned to missing out on Real Madrid star after informal chat

Champions League LIVE! Chelsea v PSG and Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid

Follow all of the news and updates from the semi-finals here

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Lionel Messi's record for most Champions League goals scored in a season

And there could be yet another record broken for one of the pair this season

Gareth Bale (right) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring

Real Madrid 3 Borussia Dortmund 0: Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo hit top gear as Real put one foot in the Champions League semi-finals

The Spanish side look almost certain to progress with impressive performance at the Bernabeu

Champions League LIVE! PSG v Chelsea and Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund

Follow all of the action  from tonight's Champions League quarter-finals

Samuel Eto’o this week revealed his run-ins with Pep Guardiola when he became Barcelona coach in 2008

Pete Jenson's A Different League: Can Atletico Madrid 'do a Kimi Raikkonen' and pip the big two to the title?

Amid the slowed-down replays of Sergio Busquets looking down at Pepe as he lay on the ground before running his studs over his head, and the inquest into every incident that took place during Sunday’s Clasico – one of which involved Pepe apparently saying to Lionel Messi: “Every time I mark you, you shit yourself.” To which Messi allegedly replied: “Every time you mark me, I score” – one stone-cold fact was largely forgotten: Atletico Madrid are top of La Liga.

Training camp: Neymar (right) exercises with Barcelona team-mates ahead of today’s Clasico against Real Madrid

Real Madrid v Barcelona: El Clasico is our last chance to catch Real, claims Barca coach Gerardo Martino

The Spanish champions are four points behind table topping Madrid

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo pictured in October's El Clasico
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo pictured in October's El Clasico

Real Madrid v Barcelona: There's more to this El Clasico than Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi

A look ahead to Sunday's hotly-anticipated contest at the Bernabeu

Pedro admits Barcelona can't afford to slip up against Real Madrid in this weekend's Clasico

Spanish forward knows his side must win to stay in title race

Cristiano Ronaldo pictured training for Real Madrid prior to his team's game against Schalke

Real Madrid v Schalke: Cristiano Ronaldo to start Champions League tie, despite looming El Clasico, as he hunts down goal scoring records

The Portuguese has never been able to hide how much eclipsing Lionel Messi means to him

Gareth Bale celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria after scoring in the 6-1 rout of Schalke

Real Madrid v FC Schalke: Champions League match preview

A look ahead into Tuesday night’s last-16 second leg tie at the Bernabeu

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates for Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo pays €60,000 for brain operation for 10-month-old boy

Real Madrid forward shows his kind side in delightful tale

Asmir Begovic in action during Stoke's 1-1 draw with Southampton, in which he opened the scoring
Andre Villas-Boas was sacked by Tottenham in December

Andre Villas-Boas hopes to return to management next season...at Real Madrid or Barcelona

Portuguese manager was sacked by Tottenham in December

Jose Mourinho

Manchester City v Chelsea: City aren't the best on the planet - they're 'lucky', claims Jose Mourinho

The Special One ramps up the tension ahead of Monday night's match

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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

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