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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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Brazil playmaker Raphinha joins Barcelona from Leeds in a deal worth up to £55m.
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Manchester United: Frenkie de Jong's move from Barcelona held up

Manchester United agree a £63.5m deal for Frenkie de Jong but the Netherlands midfielder's move is held up by a contract dispute with Barcelona.
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Raphinha: Leeds United forward close to Barcelona move

Barcelona are close to completing the signing of Brazil forward Raphinha from Leeds United, head coach Jesse Marsch confirms.
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Manchester United and Frenkie de Jong: Senior club figures in Barcelona to break impasse

Senior Manchester United figures Richard Arnold and John Murtough are in Barcelona trying to break the impasse over the club's pursuit of Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong.
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Lucy Bronze: Euro 2022 game at Old Trafford will be an experience, says England defender

England defender Lucy Bronze says moving to Barcelona is a "great opportunity" and looks ahead to a "special" Euro 2022 at home for the Lionesses.
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Barcelona 0-1 Rayo Vallecano: Xavi's side suffer third successive defeat at Nou Camp

Barcelona 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.
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Barcelona 2-3 Eintracht Frankfurt (3-4 agg): German side reach semi-finals

Eintracht Frankfurt stun Barcelona at the Nou Camp to set up a Europa League semi-final against West Ham.
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Nou Camp: 'Magical' night for women's football as crowd record broken

Barcelona's Champions League match with Real Madrid is watched by a record-breaking crowd of 91,553 fans.
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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.
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Formula 1 pre-season testing: Lewis Hamilton calls for 'non-biased' stewards

Lewis Hamilton calls for Formula 1 to ensure race officials are "non-biased" as pre-season testing begins in Barcelona.
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La Liga: Luuk De Jong header rescues draw for Barcelona at Espanyol

Luuk de Jong scores a dramatic late equaliser as Barcelona draw at Espanyol in a pulsating La Liga derby.
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal forward close to joining Barcelona on loan

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is close to joining Spanish giants Barcelona on loan until the end of the season.
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Ferran Torres: Barcelona confirm Manchester City forward has joined

Spain forward Ferran Torres joins Barcelona from Manchester City, signing a contract until June 2027 with a 1bn euro (£842m) buyout clause.
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Ferran Torres: Man City agree to sell forward to Barcelona

Manchester 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.
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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.
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Sergio Aguero: Barcelona's former Man City striker retires

Sergio Aguero announces his retirement from football within six months of joining Barcelona from Manchester City.
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Arsenal women 0-4 Barcelona Femenino: Gunners made to wait for Champions League progress

Boss Jonas Eidevall says Arsenal's mentality must change for the visit of Barcelona after Sunday's Women's FA Cup final defeat.
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Barcelona's Champions League exit: 'A resignation from football elite' says Spanish media

One Spanish newspaper calls it Barcelona's "resignation from the football elite" as they are knocked out of the Champions League before Christmas.
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Barcelona 0-0 Benfica: Xavi's side face tense final group game against Bayern Munich

Barcelona's hopes of making the Champions League knockout stage hang in the balance after they are held at the Nou Camp by Benfica.
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Barcelona's Pedri wins Golden Boy award for Europe's best under-21 player in top division

Barcelona midfielder Pedri has won the 2021 Golden Boy award for the best under-21 player playing in a European country's top division.
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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.
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'They've destroyed everything': Shakira 'attacked by wild boars' in Barcelona park

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Shakira has revealed she was attacked by two wild boars while walking in a Barcelona park.
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Barcelona: The toxic battle ripping apart a European giant

The 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 feels betrayed by Barcelona' - the inside track on PSG-bound star's Nou Camp exit

Read the inside track on how Lionel Messi's Barcelona exit came about, with the club legend said to feel betrayed.
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Lionel Messi: Paris St-Germain move 'a possibility' after Barcelona exit

A tearful Lionel Messi says joining Paris St-Germain from Barcelona is "a possibility, but nothing is agreed".
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Transfer rumours: Pjanic, Umtiti, Ronaldo, Mendy, Ryan, Willock

Miralem Pjanic could swap Barcelona for Tottenham, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to extend his Juventus stay, Philippe Coutinho's price falls, and more.
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John McAfee Dead in Barcelona Jail, Reportedly by Suicide

John 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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Transfer rumours: Hakimi, Benitez, Sterling, De Gea, White, Xhaka, Lingard

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Eric Garcia: Barcelona to sign Spain centre-back from Man City

Barcelona will sign Spain centre-back Eric Garcia on a contract until 2026 after his Manchester City contract expires next month.
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'No significant coronavirus outbreak' after Barcelona rock concert in March

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There 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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'It was spectacular. We felt safe': 5,000 attend Barcelona gig after taking rapid COVID tests

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Five thousand people attended a rock concert in Barcelona on Saturday after passing a same-day screening test for COVID-19.
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Steph Houghton: Man City captain to miss Barcelona tie

Manchester City captain Steph Houghton will miss the Champions League quarter-final with Barcelona on Wednesday through injury.
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La Liga: Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona thrash Real Sociedad

Lionel Messi celebrates his record-breaking 768th appearance for Barcelona with two goals as the Spanish giants thrash Real Sociedad 6-1 in La Liga.
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Transfer rumours: Haaland, Moriba, Mbappe, Aguero, Pogba

Race on for Erling Braut Haaland but striker wants Real Madrid move, Man Utd eyeing Barcelona's Ilaix Moriba, plus more.
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Lionel Messi scores twice as he equals Xavi's appearance record in Barcelona's 4-1 win

Watch highlights of Barcelona's 4-1 win over SD Huesca including two goals from Lionel Messi as he equalled Xavi's all-time Barcelona appearance record.
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Arrests after police raid home stadium of Spanish football giants Barcelona

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Police have made a number of arrests after searching the offices of Spanish football giants FC Barcelona.
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Barcelona: Catalan police make several arrests over financial issues at Spanish club

Catalan police make several arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.
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Barcelona sees sixth night of violent protests over jailed rapper

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Demonstrators have clashed with police in a sixth consecutive night of violent protests in Barcelona over the jailing of rapper Pablo Hasel.
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Parts of Madrid and Barcelona airports to reopen July 1: operator Aena

Spanish airport operator Aena said on Monday it would reopen Terminal 1 of Madrid's Barajas airport on July 1 after three months of closure, while some terminals at Barcelona's El Prat will reopen..
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Some Spaniards to see lockdown eased as daily deaths fall again

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Madrid and Barcelona will not move to next stage of Spain’s lockdown exit

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Beaches open in Barcelona as Spain decides on next steps of lockdown exit

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Police detain suspected Islamic State follower in Barcelona

Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man in Barcelona with suspected links to Islamic State who they believe was planning a militant attack.
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Spain steps gingerly towards normality, but Madrid and Barcelona may lag

Spain was weighing up further steps on Thursday to bring life back to normal as the coronavirus epidemic ebbed, but the capital Madrid and the city of Barcelona could remain under tight restrictions..
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Spain's coronavirus death pace slows, but agony continues

The pace of new coronavirus deaths in Spain slowed for the fourth day on Monday, but overcrowded crematoria in Barcelona and the death of soccer coach Pep Guardiola's mother showed the national agony..
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