December 6 is St. Nicholas Day. In Germany, children polish their boots and put them outside, in the hopes that Nicholas will leave them a treat. Where does this tradition come from and how does St. Nicholas differ from Santa Claus?
Real Madrid have moved a step closer to the Champions League semifinals, polishing off visitors Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first leg. In the competition's other match of the night, Paris St Germain beat Chelsea 3-1.
The Netherlands' version of St. Nicholas - Sinterklaas - has been getting a dressing down. The UN calls the Sinterklaas spectacle racist and wants it abolished.
Each year, thousands of people visit cemeteries in Belgium to honor the soldiers who lost their lives in WWI. Few of those people, however, come to remember the German soldiers who perished.
Borussia Dortmund have hammered Zenit St. Petersburg 4-2 in their opening leg of the Champions League Round of 16. The Russians struggled to deal with BVB's dynamic attack, spearheaded by Robert Lewandowski.
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