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Barcelona: City in Catalonia, Spain
Barcelona is a city on the coast of northeastern 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 fifth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, the Ruhr area, Madrid, 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 train ahead of Napoli clash [Video]

Barcelona train ahead of Napoli clash

Barcelona prepare for their Champions League second leg with Napoli

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Barcelona's soaring COVID-19 cases cause concern [Video]

Barcelona's soaring COVID-19 cases cause concern

In Barcelona, it is a race against time to bring the infection rate under control.

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Passengers from Spain arrive in Birmingham [Video]

Passengers from Spain arrive in Birmingham

Passengers from Barcelona, Ibiza, Mallorca and Alicante arrive at BirminghamAirport on Monday, after the UK Government imposed coronavirus travelrestrictions for Spain on Saturday and announced 14-day..

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Barcelona's hospitals coping despite COVID-19 rebound, says doctor [Video]

Barcelona's hospitals coping despite COVID-19 rebound, says doctor

A hospital doctor just outside Barcelona says the rise in coronavirus infections across the region is worrying, but the health system is coping well.View on euronews

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Study reveals short, frequent walks near water bodies can benefit mental health [Video]

Study reveals short, frequent walks near water bodies can benefit mental health

While walking is good for cardiovascular health, a recent study has found additional benefits of the activity. According to a new study, taking frequent, short walks near water bodies, like beaches,..

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Barcelona president Bartomeu says Messi will end his career with Catalan club, dismissing earlier report [Video]

Barcelona president Bartomeu says Messi will end his career with Catalan club, dismissing earlier report

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Lionel Messi will end his career at the Catalan club, dismissing a report saying the Argentine won't renew his contract

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Barcelona agree to sell Arthur to Juventus for 72 mln euros [Video]

Barcelona agree to sell Arthur to Juventus for 72 mln euros

Arthur will remain at the Camp Nou until the end of the 2019/20 season, which is extended until August because of the coronavirus pandemic, before moving to Turin.

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Barca's title hopes dealt blow after Celta Vigo's later equaliser [Video]

Barca's title hopes dealt blow after Celta Vigo's later equaliser

Quique Setien's Barcelona twice threw away the lead in a thrilling 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo as they lose ground in the title race.

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Opera reopens to an audience of plants [Video]

Opera reopens to an audience of plants

A Barcelona opera house held its first performance since the coronavirus lockdown to an audience of plants.

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Barcelona's Liceu opera house reopens for performance to an audience of potted plants [Video]

Barcelona's Liceu opera house reopens for performance to an audience of potted plants

Barcelona's Liceu opera house reopens for performance to an audience of potted plants

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Barcelona opera serenades plants in unusual concert [Video]

Barcelona opera serenades plants in unusual concert

Barcelona’s Liceu opera house reopened its doors on Monday for the first time in over three months to hold a concert - exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants.

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Barcelona’s opera performs for a leafy audience [Video]

Barcelona’s opera performs for a leafy audience

Barcelona's Liceu opera house reopened its doors on Monday for the first time in over three months to hold a concert - exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published
Barca's de Jong out with calf injury [Video]

Barca's de Jong out with calf injury

Midfielder Frenkie de Jong is set to miss Tueaday's match against Athletic Bilbao due to a worse than feared calf injury, with Barcelona not giving a date for his return.

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Barça's Suarez is fit to play against Mallorca - Setien [Video]

Barça's Suarez is fit to play against Mallorca - Setien

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both fit for Barcelona’s return following coronavirus hiatus.

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