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City and municipality in Catalonia

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Barcelona: City and municipality in Catalonia
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr area and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres high.

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Barcelona crime wave tarnishes boom in tourism

Violence and thefts have surged in Barcelona - and officials are struggling to find a solution.
BBC News - Published

Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich sign midfielder on loan from Barcelona

Bayern Munich sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Barcelona

Barcelona's tourist headache as residential population declines 11% since 2015 [Video]Barcelona's tourist headache as residential population declines 11% since 2015

Around 20 million tourists visit Barcelona each year, in stark contrast to the city’s population of just 1.6 million. The increase in tourist numbers has also led to a decline in the resident..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:07Published

Griezmann visits Barca store ahead of unveiling [Video]Griezmann visits Barca store ahead of unveiling

French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann visits the club store ahead of his expected unveiling as the club's newest high profile signing.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:19Published

Watch: Sustainable fashion designers dominate the catwalk in Barcelona [Video]Watch: Sustainable fashion designers dominate the catwalk in Barcelona

Fashion guru Charo Mora said "there is a clear turning point in the fashion industry. At times it may look like it's just a marketing strategy, but there is an increasing change."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Barcelona present new signing Neto [Video]Barcelona present new signing Neto

Barcelona presented their new goalkeeper Norberto Murara Neto to fans on Tuesday, where the club president was also asked about Neymar.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:00Published

Twenty thousand Barca fans turn out to greet new signing De Jong [Video]Twenty thousand Barca fans turn out to greet new signing De Jong

SHOWS: BARCELONA, SPAIN (JULY 5, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. FRENKIE DE JONG ENTERING THE PITCH AND SHAKING HANDS WITH A CHILD 2. DE JONG ON PITCH AND WAVING TO FANS 3. DE JONG CLAPPING 4. DE JONG

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:27Published

Neymar wants to leave PSG but they don't want to sell him - Barca president [Video]Neymar wants to leave PSG but they don't want to sell him - Barca president

Barcelona aware Neymar wants to return to Spain, talk to Atletico about Griezmann, says barca presidemnt Bartomeu.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:53Published

 

'Bigger than Liverpool beating Barcelona' - Connah's Quay knock Kilmarnock out of Europe

Connah's Quay Nomads beating Kilmarnock is "one of the biggest upsets the history of Europa League" and a "bigger result" than Barcelona losing 4-0 in Liverpool, says manager Andy Morrison.
BBC News - Published

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee

A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Everton sign Gomes from Barcelona for £22m

everton sign gomes from barcelona for £22m
Everton sign Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes on a five-year deal from Barcelona after a successful loan spell.
BBC News - Published

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia gets permit after 137 years

barcelona's sagrada familia gets permit after 137 years
The permit will last until 2026 - the year builders hope to finish the famed Sagrada Familia.
BBC News - Published

UK weather forecast: Britain to be hotter than Barcelona as weekend heatwave sweeps in

Temperatures could reach 30C with soaring humidity
Independent - Published

Super League: Catalans Dragons beat Wigan Warriors Catalans 33-16 in Barcelona

super league: catalans dragons beat wigan warriors catalans 33-16 in barcelona
Catalans Dragons climb to third place in Super League after beating reigning champions Wigan in Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

Catalans ready to 'put on a spectacle' in first Super League game at Nou Camp

catalans ready to 'put on a spectacle' in first super league game at nou camp
Catalans' historic game with Wigan at Barcelona's Nou Camp on Saturday will bring "international exposure", says Steve McNamara.
BBC News - Published

Spanish Grand Prix: All you need to know about Barcelona

spanish grand prix: all you need to know about barcelona
Ferrari were fastest in winter testing at Barcelona in February, so how have they ended up this far behind?
BBC News - Published

Barcelona inquest will be 'scathing and remorseless' after Champions League loss to Liverpool

barcelona inquest will be 'scathing and remorseless' after champions league loss to liverpool
Twelve months on from a sickening defeat in Rome, Barcelona have thrown away a big lead again - but who is to blame?
BBC News - Published

Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Reds produced 'best away game for two seasons'

barcelona 3-0 liverpool: jurgen klopp says reds produced 'best away game for two seasons'
Boss Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool produced their best Champions League away performance for two seasons in Barcelona - despite losing 3-0.
BBC News - Published

Stars aligned for Catalan separatists? Not so fast

Cheers rang out and drinks flowed in a Barcelona sports hall on Sunday night as separatists celebrated a victory - the first time a pro-independence party won in Catalonia in a national election since..
Reuters - Published

Liverpool chief makes plea to fans after people pushed in fountains in Barcelona

liverpool chief makes plea to fans after people pushed in fountains in barcelona
Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore appeals to fans after a video emerges of a man pushing people into fountains in Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd 'must aspire to Barcelona level'

ole gunnar solskjaer: man utd 'must aspire to barcelona level'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side were "a couple of levels" behind Barcelona during their Champions League last-eight defeat.
BBC News - Published

Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United: Lionel Messi stars as United knocked out of Champions League

barcelona 3-0 manchester united: lionel messi stars as united knocked out of champions league
Manchester United's Champions League run ends in the quarter-finals as Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to victory in the second leg.
BBC News - Published

'My Treble-winning goal has been mentioned a few times' - Solskjaer on Nou Camp return

'my treble-winning goal has been mentioned a few times' - solskjaer on nou camp return
As Manchester United travel to Barcelona in the Champions League, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recalls the Treble-winning night at the Nou Camp in 1999.
BBC News - Published

Man Utd's comeback against PSG will be in Barca's mind - Pogba

man utd's comeback against psg will be in barca's mind - pogba
Paul Pogba believes Man Utd's comeback against PSG will be in "Barcelona's minds" when they play the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Nou Camp.
BBC News - Published

Catalan officials charged with helping organize 2017 independence vote

A Barcelona court on Tuesday charged 30 people with misuse of public funds over Catalonia's 2017 independence referendum, a move that may worsen tensions between the region and Spain's central..
Reuters - Published

Ajax v Juventus: Is Frenkie de Jong European football's next superstar?

ajax v juventus: is frenkie de jong european football's next superstar?
BBC Sport visits Amsterdam to find out if Ajax's Frenkie de Jong is destined to be Europe's next top player, after he agreed to join Barcelona for the 2019/20 season.
BBC News - Published

Bristol named cocaine capital of Europe following sewage study

Southwest city has higher concentration of cocaine by-product in wastewater than Amsterdam or Barcelona, research finds
Independent - Published

Sebastian Vettel crashes Ferrari on day two of Barcelona test

sebastian vettel crashes ferrari on day two of barcelona test
Sebastian Vettel crashes his Ferrari on the second day of the final pre-season test, severely curtailing the team's running.
BBC News - Published

Why is tech show full of men?

why is tech show full of men?
Women make up less than a quarter of delegates at the annual technology fair in Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

Three McLaren staff treated after garage fire in Barcelona

three mclaren staff treated after garage fire in barcelona
Three members of the McLaren crew are treated by medics after a small fire at the team's garage in pre-season testing in Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

Barcelona have 25 shots but goalless in draw with Lyon

barcelona have 25 shots but goalless in draw with lyon
Wasteful Barcelona cannot convert any of their 25 shots in a goalless Champions League last-16 first-leg draw against Lyon.
BBC News - Published

F1 testing: Leclerc fastest for Ferrari in Barcelona

f1 testing: leclerc fastest for ferrari in barcelona
Charles Leclerc puts Ferrari on top for the second day in a row at the start of pre-season testing in Spain.
BBC News - Published

Formula 1 testing: Williams pull out of opening day in Barcelona

formula 1 testing: williams pull out of opening day in barcelona
Williams are forced to pull out of the first day of pre-season testing on Monday as their car is not ready.
BBC News - Published

Catalan separatists stage mass protest in Barcelona

catalan separatists stage mass protest in barcelona
After 12 separatist leaders went on trial this week, 200,000 supporters march through Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

Vinicius inspires Real Madrid to Alaves victory

vinicius inspires real madrid to alaves victory
Teenager Vinicius Junior produces a superb display as Real Madrid warm up for their El Clasico clash against Barcelona with a comfortable win over Alaves.
BBC News - Published

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