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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 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

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published
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.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:02Published
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.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:11Published
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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Barcelona train as La Liga re-start nears [Video]

Barcelona train as La Liga re-start nears

Barcelona train ahead of the return of La Liga

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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes [Video]

Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 with Lionel Messi knocked off the top spot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Protests flare as Nissan shuts plants [Video]

Protests flare as Nissan shuts plants

Nissan has set out plans to slash costs after reporting its first annual loss in 11 years, sparking protests at one plant in Barcelona that is slated to shut. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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La Liga chief eyes June 11 return, warns players of responsibilities [Video]

La Liga chief eyes June 11 return, warns players of responsibilities

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: INTERVIEW WITH LA LIGA PRESIDENT JAVIER TEBAS ON RETURN OF TOP FLIGHT FOOTBALL IN SPAIN / B-ROLL OF PLAYERS TRAINING / STILL PHOTOGRAPHS OF FOUR SEVILLA

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Spaniards can hit the beach and drink on the terrace as lockdown eases [Video]

Spaniards can hit the beach and drink on the terrace as lockdown eases

Spain enters phase two of deconfinement as Madrid and Barcelona begin to ease lockdown measures.View on euronews

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Spain's top football clubs step up training efforts [Video]

Spain's top football clubs step up training efforts

Spain's top clubs, including Barcelona, Valencia and Atletico Madrid, step up their training efforts as LaLiga looks to make a return after the coronavirus lockdown.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published
La Liga chief confirms clubs will resume group training from Monday [Video]

La Liga chief confirms clubs will resume group training from Monday

a Liga president Javier Tebas confirms clubs in the top two divisions will begin training in groups of up to 10 players from Monday as Spanish soccer edges closer to returning after a long pause due to..

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La Liga to allow players to begin training in groups of ten Monday [Video]

La Liga to allow players to begin training in groups of ten Monday

La Liga to allow top divisions to begin training in groups of up to ten on Monday

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Barcelona players cars cleaned and disinfected while they train [Video]

Barcelona players cars cleaned and disinfected while they train

Barcelona players continue training under strict social distancing measures, while their cars are cleaned and disinfected.

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