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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke — the key battles

Today 00:35 GMT

Here are some of the key battles that might influence the outcome:. Assigning one defender to Dortmund's roaming number 11 is a fool's errand.

While Saturday's game in Dortmund is liable to terrify Schalke's Huub Stevens, surely Lucien Favre would also prefer Bayern Munich's weekend visit to Nuremberg, rather than facing the Royal Blues at home. Torpedoing Dortmund's title hopes is one of the few consolations still available to Schalke's supporters in a miserable season.

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Source: The Guradian

'They wanted to see if I could take a punch without crying': female boxers' battle stories

Tuesday 15:25 GMT

Brown got her professional licence in 1998, only the second woman to do so, and female boxers were only admitted into the Olympics in 2012 (when, of course, Britain’s Nicola Adams took the flyweight gold).

“The trainer basically said: I just need to see if you can take a punch without crying, if you’re going to stay upright. “I remember the first time they put me in the ring to spar with a girl who was really experienced,” she says.

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Source: The Guradian

Ed Sheeran's battle to build his own pub, pond and private beach

Wednesday 23:40 GMT

How he manages to console himself with just his mansion, indoor pool, hot tub, treehouse, orangery, football pitch, private beach, proposed underground cinema and vast fortune is beyond me.

He does, as evidenced by his song Castle on the Hill – about all his childhood adventures there, which included breaking his leg, evading the police and vomiting.

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Source: The Guradian

This week's Game of Thrones: a booze-fest – and the most moving episode yet

Tuesday 10:50 GMT

Once that dust has settled, we might look back on this episode as the last night of the old Game of Thrones and, like Tyrion urging his companions to stay for one last drink, wish we could have made it last a little longer.

Episode two of the final season of Game of Thrones was called A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, a grand and unusually courtly title for a drama defined by political opportunism and devious backstabbing.

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Source: Fox News

White House staff to skip Correspondents' Dinner after last year's controversy

Wednesday 18:10 GMT

After the controversy of last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Trump administration officials aren’t going back for seconds.

TRUMP SAYS HE'LL SKIP WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER, WILL 'HOLD A VERY POSITIVE RALLY INSTEAD'. MICHELLE WOLF SAYS TRUMP 'DOESN'T HAVE A BIG ENOUGH SPINE TO ATTEND' WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER. "The dinner is so boring and so negative that we're going to hold a very positive rally instead," Trump said.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte