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15th February Allianz Arena last 16 Champions league Football: 1st Leg Bayern Munich v Arsenal  This is the fourth time Bayern and Arsenal will meet at this stage of the competition since 2005, with the German side progressing on the past three occasions. A real heavyweight matchup between two of the games most exciting teams. Team news to follow, Will Ozil be on the bench? Follow the action as it happens: BBC Sport: Follow the Liveblog BT Sport: Watch Live (Subscription required)

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Champions league football is back and with a bang. With a real heavyweight clash between Champions League hopefuls and favourites, PSG v Barcelona & Benfica v Borussia Dortmund. PSG v Barca (17:45) PSG: Trapp, Meunier, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Kurzawa, Verratti, Rabiot, Di Maria, Matuidi, Draxler, Cavani. Subs: Areola, Lucas Moura, Pastore, Maxwell, Aurier, Ben Arfa, Nkunku. Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Andre Gomes, Busquets, Iniesta, Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar. Subs: Cillessen, Rakitic, Denis Suarez, Rafinha, Alcacer, Digne, Mathieu. Benfica v Borussia Dortmund (19:45) Follow all the build up and game at: BBC Sport And watch the clash live…

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President Donald Trump’s controversial trip to the UK will be delayed to avoid embarrassing him, according to reports. The scheduled official state visit will be postponed until sometime between late August and the end of September. That will mean that it can be held while Parliament is in recess, and MPs are not around to embarrass the President by objecting to him. This follows the comments from John Bercow, the House of Commons speaker, who said he would object to his visit following his distasteful immigration policies. This follows the comments from John Bercow, the House of Commons speaker, who said he would object…

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Russian President Vladimir Putin approved on Feb. 7 a bill on an agreement between Russian and Turkish governments on the construction of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline. The agreement on the project entered into force through publication in Turkey’s Official Gazette on Dec. 6, 2016, four days after its ratification in parliament and signing into law by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Russia’s Federation Council, the upper house of parliament, approved the bill on Feb. 1 after the lower house of parliament, the State Duma, ratified the agreement in January while Turkey ratified it late in 2016. In the intergovernmental…

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UN appeals for $2.1 bn for Yemen aid as famine looms The United Nations appealed for $2.1 billion to provide desperately needed aid to millions of people in war-ravaged Yemen this year, warning the country could soon face famine. Two years of war have devastated Yemen and millions of children, women and men desperately need help to survive the coming year. Without international support, they may face the threat of famine in the course of 2017. The appeal from U.N. agencies and other humanitarian organizations aims to gather funds to help some 12 million of the nearly 19 million people…

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