Dortmund’s charismatic manager Juergen Klopp with his players in front of the Südtribune prior to their Champions League clash with Arsenal.

Once you’ve been to a certain number of football stadiums they begin to blur into each other, but something about the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund bre(...)

Looking cool while exercising is a bit of an impossibility. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I am a woman in my 30s and I have just started exercising for the first time in my life. It is hell. Puffing and wobbling up the road while every(...)

Orange fell 4.1 per cent as Bpifrance sold a stake in the company for €580 million. Photograph: Reuters/Andrea Comas

European stocks fell to the lowest level in more than five weeks after Italy cut its economic-growth forecasts and US manufacturing data missed estim(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs. The club has targeted the American market where they set a record attendance this summmer. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Manchester United are targeting the burgeoning US football market, with the sport there undergoing a “step-change” in popularity and commercial growth(...)

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Do you harbour dreams of bending it like Beckham? How about mastering a knuckle ball kick that would rival Ronaldo’s? if you have a couple of hundred (...)

Designer Yohji Yamamoto with Real Madrid players Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas, Marcelo and James Rodriguez. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty

Japanese avant garde fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto has designed the new Read Madrid Adidas kit which the club will wear in this season’s Uefa Champi(...)

 IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under official investigation by French Magistrates for her alleged role in a corruption probe. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has confirmed she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that(...)

Top left, Nike x Liberty collaboration; bottom left, Adidas Stan Smith trainers; right, Dior’s Fusion trainers

Blame Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has taken over our social lives, and, if conspiracy theorists are correct, can also record us over the phone. The e(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has inherited a bit of a mess but he is the man to sort it out. As well as coaxing the best out of what he’s got, he is also committed to blooding young players. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Saturday. 12.45pm. Old Trafford will be graced by a true sporting great. Nope, not Maroune Fellaini, but Rory McIlroy, the world’s best golfer and a U(...)

 Skywatch Windoo   weather stations for phones

Skywatch Windoo  When all other conversation fails, there’s always the weather. So here’s an ice-breaker so to speak: a titchy weather stati(...)