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Football: Paris Saint-Germain pays world record €222m to sign Neymar

On Thursday, French capital football club Paris Saint-Germain triggered a €222 million (about US$263m, £198m) buyout clause of Brazilian winger Neymar to sign him from FC Barcelona, making him the most expensive footballer of all time, breaking the previous fee record of Paul Pogba’s transfer from Juventus FC to Manchester United. Neymar signed a five year contract with Paris SG which runs until June 2022.

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Wikinews interviews producer of horror film ‘6:66PM’

Wikinews recently caught up with screenwriter and film producer Chad Ridgely to discuss his latest indie horror film, 6:66PM. The film is scheduled to show at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival in Buffalo, New York in November.

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Football: Bayern beats Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on penalties to win German Super Cup

On Saturday, in the German DFL-Supercup final, defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 5–4 in the penalty shootout to win the title at Dortmund’s stadium Signal Iduna Park, after the full time ended in a 2–2 draw.

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Bayern Munich’s technical director Michael Reschke leaves the club, becomes sporting director of VfB Stuttgart

On Saturday, German football club Bayern Munich announced their technical director Michael Reschke vacated his position. VfB Stuttgart, who announced parting ways with their sporting director Jan Schindelmeiser on Friday, recruited Reschke as their new sporting director.

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Prince Philip of UK makes last solo public engagement after 65 years

The United Kingdom’s Prince Philip, 96, performed his last solo official royal public engagement, before retiring from his official duties as the consort of Queen Elizabeth II after 65 years of service, with a Captain General’s parade of the Royal Marines at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

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