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Origi, Wijnaldum complete historic Liverpool Champions League comeback

Origi, Wijnaldum complete historic Liverpool Champions League comeback

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final ...

Police detect possible bomb in Barcelona station, evacuate trains

Police detect possible bomb in Barcelona station, evacuate trains

Police closed two train lines in Barcelona's main station on Wednesday after a security scanner detected an object inside a suitcase that could be an explosive.

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

Spain's world-famous opera singer Montserrat Caballe has died in Barcelona on Saturday, a source at the hospital where she was being treated said.

Thousands protest in Barcelona for and against Catalan independence

Thousands protest in Barcelona for and against Catalan independence

Thousands of people demonstrating both for and against Catalan independence shut down parts of central Barcelona on Saturday, two days before the anniversary of a vote on secession last year that polarised the wealthy Spanish region.

Spain knife attacker was suicidal: probe source

Spain knife attacker was suicidal: probe source

Authorities are treating the incident as a "terrorist attack" although the source, who refused to be named, said "there don't appear to be any signs of jihadism."

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi drivers have choked main roads and snarled airports, bus and train stations since Saturday.

Al Sadd's Xavi to play on until at least end of year

Al Sadd's Xavi to play on until at least end of year

The World Cup champion and four-times Champions League winner said he feels fit enough to continue playing a little longer.

Messi signs new contract with Barca until 2021

Messi signs new contract with Barca until 2021

Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Barcelona until 2021, the Liga leaders confirmed, ending speculation the five-times world player of the year could leave the club he has spent his entire career for free next June.

Spanish PM urges return of 'democratic and free' Catalonia

Spanish PM urges return of 'democratic and free' Catalonia

A day after hundreds of thousands of people marched in Barcelona to demand the release of separatist officials, Mariano Rajoy also urged businesses not to flee the wealthy northern region.

Pro-independence Catalans to protest in Barcelona

Pro-independence Catalans to protest in Barcelona

A protest is expected in Barcelona Saturday calling for the release of jailed separatist leaders, the day after pro-independence Catalan parliamentarian Carme Forcadell was freed on bail.

Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain

Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona's streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.

Catalan parliament votes to split from Spain

Catalan parliament votes to split from Spain

With thousands of pro-independence activists gathered outside, the regional parliament in Barcelona passed a resolution to "declare Catalonia an independent state in the form of a republic".