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Chelsea have signed midfielder Oriol Romeu on a four-year contract from Barcelona for £4.35 million.

The 19-year-old is the second signing of the summer under Chelsea’s new boss André Villas-Boas.

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Sportspeople

Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia has signed a new four-year deal with the club, extending his stay at Old Trafford until the end of the 2014-15 season.

The 25-year-old has scored 10 goals in 69 appearances since joining United from Wigan Athletic in 2009.

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Sportspeople

Alexis Sanchez is set to join FC Barcelona from Italian Serie A side Udinese for a fee of £23 million, which could reportedly rise as high as £33 million.

The 22-year-old Chilean has signed a five-year deal with the La Liga and Champions League holders.

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Celebrities

A Spanish collector plans to auction what he claims is a rare sex tape of Marilyn Monroe shot when she was still an underage actress known as Norma Jean Baker.

According to The Telegraph, Spanish collector Mikel Barsa wants at least $500,000 for the sexually explicit six-and-a-half-minute, black-and-white film.

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Movies

A replica of the house featured in the 2009 Pixar animated film Up is up for sale for $399,000.

The Pixar film, which grossed over $731 million worldwide, tells the story of an elderly man who strikes up an unlikely relationship with a young scout after his wife passes away.

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Sportspeople

According to US reports, Tiger Woods’ ex-wife Elin Nordegren is dating a new man.

Nordegren, 31, who divorced the golf ace after his relationships with other women were revealed, is reportedly involved with Jamie Dingman, a wealthy American investor.

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Movies

We read an article on Cracked.com a little while ago, titled “I can’t tell if movies are being serious anymore” and we agree with it wholeheartedly. Watching really bad movies, or even passive movie watching has become widespread, because – let’s face it – we’re bombarded with so much media every day that we end up simply blindly consuming instead of being selective, engaging with one film and enjoying it to its fullest.

So do yourself a favor and carve out a time to watch a single movie and nothing else that day, and relive the time when you had only a handful of television channels and watching video on the Internet was just a crazy dream of some nerdy programmer (and now millionaire). And if you watch the following films, you may recall what made watching movies so special to begin with.

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Entrepreneurs

The world’s largest domain registrar, Go Daddy, has been sold to three private equity firms in a $2.25 billion deal, the company announced on Friday.

Go Daddy Group Inc.’s sale to KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures comes as the company expects to top $1.1 billion in revenue this year through expanding Internet use which has resulted in the creation of more new websites.

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Celebrities

Recently engaged reality TV star Kim Kardashian has “always dreamed of a big wedding”, and now with preparations for her big day, insiders say Kim’s wedding will cost a cool $10 million.

“Kim goes big,” her sister Khloe said.

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Movies

The iconic white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the 1955 film The Seven Year Itch has sold for a staggering $4.6 million at an auction in Los Angeles.

The dress was part of a collection of film memorabilia which actress Debbie Reynolds had collected over four decades.

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