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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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Lucy Bronze: Euro 2022 game at Old Trafford will be an experience, says England defenderEngland defender Lucy Bronze says moving to Barcelona is a "great opportunity" and looks ahead to a "special" Euro 2022 at home for the Lionesses.
Barcelona 0-1 Rayo Vallecano: Xavi's side suffer third successive defeat at Nou CampBarcelona suffer a third home defeat in a row for the first time in a single season with a shock La Liga loss to Rayo Vallecano.
Barcelona 2-3 Eintracht Frankfurt (3-4 agg): German side reach semi-finalsEintracht Frankfurt stun Barcelona at the Nou Camp to set up a Europa League semi-final against West Ham.
Nou Camp: 'Magical' night for women's football as crowd record brokenBarcelona's Champions League match with Real Madrid is watched by a record-breaking crowd of 91,553 fans.
El Clasico: Match set to break women's crowd record - but is it a one off?More than 90,000 tickets have been sold for Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final second leg with Real Madrid at the Nou Camp.
Formula 1 pre-season testing: Lewis Hamilton calls for 'non-biased' stewardsLewis Hamilton calls for Formula 1 to ensure race officials are "non-biased" as pre-season testing begins in Barcelona.
La Liga: Luuk De Jong header rescues draw for Barcelona at EspanyolLuuk de Jong scores a dramatic late equaliser as Barcelona draw at Espanyol in a pulsating La Liga derby.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal forward close to joining Barcelona on loanArsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is close to joining Spanish giants Barcelona on loan until the end of the season.
Ferran Torres: Barcelona confirm Manchester City forward has joinedSpain forward Ferran Torres joins Barcelona from Manchester City, signing a contract until June 2027 with a 1bn euro (£842m) buyout clause.
Ferran Torres: Man City agree to sell forward to BarcelonaManchester City have agreed a deal to sell forward Ferran Torres to Barcelona for 55m euros (£46.7m) with a further 10m euros (£8.5m) in add-ons.
Sergio Aguero: From 'worst trainer in the world' to Man City 'icon'As Sergio Aguero retires after a few months at Barcelona, some of his former team-mates discuss his impact on former club Manchester City.
Sergio Aguero: Barcelona's former Man City striker retiresSergio Aguero announces his retirement from football within six months of joining Barcelona from Manchester City.
Arsenal women 0-4 Barcelona Femenino: Gunners made to wait for Champions League progressBoss Jonas Eidevall says Arsenal's mentality must change for the visit of Barcelona after Sunday's Women's FA Cup final defeat.
Barcelona's Champions League exit: 'A resignation from football elite' says Spanish mediaOne Spanish newspaper calls it Barcelona's "resignation from the football elite" as they are knocked out of the Champions League before Christmas.
Barcelona 0-0 Benfica: Xavi's side face tense final group game against Bayern MunichBarcelona's hopes of making the Champions League knockout stage hang in the balance after they are held at the Nou Camp by Benfica.
Barcelona's Pedri wins Golden Boy award for Europe's best under-21 player in top divisionBarcelona midfielder Pedri has won the 2021 Golden Boy award for the best under-21 player playing in a European country's top division.
Barcelona v Espanyol: Is it time for the Pericos to shine in the derby?Espanyol visit Barcelona with the sides level on points, and for the first time since their rivals relegated them at the Nou Camp.
'They've destroyed everything': Shakira 'attacked by wild boars' in Barcelona parkShakira has revealed she was attacked by two wild boars while walking in a Barcelona park.
Barcelona: The toxic battle ripping apart a European giantThe tense battle between Barcelona president Joan Laporta and manager Ronald Koeman is tearing the club apart, writes Guillem Balague.
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Lionel Messi: Paris St-Germain move 'a possibility' after Barcelona exitA tearful Lionel Messi says joining Paris St-Germain from Barcelona is "a possibility, but nothing is agreed".
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John McAfee Dead in Barcelona Jail, Reportedly by SuicideJohn McAfee -- the software mogul behind the famous antivirus software -- has died by suicide ... according to reports out of Spain. McAfee was reportedly found dead in his jail cell in Barcelona .....
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Eric Garcia: Barcelona to sign Spain centre-back from Man CityBarcelona will sign Spain centre-back Eric Garcia on a contract until 2026 after his Manchester City contract expires next month.
'No significant coronavirus outbreak' after Barcelona rock concert in MarchThere were no significant COVID-19 outbreaks following a mid-sized rock concert held in Barcelona in March, the organisers have said.
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Barcelona: Catalan police make several arrests over financial issues at Spanish clubCatalan police make several arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.
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