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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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Thousands attend rock concert in Barcelona after audience tested for Covid-19 [Video]

Thousands attend rock concert in Barcelona after audience tested for Covid-19

Around 5,000 fans attended a rock concert in Barcelona after testing negative for Covid-19, as Spain begins on the road back to normality.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:39Published
Thousands attend rock concert in Barcelona in COVID screening test [Video]

Thousands attend rock concert in Barcelona in COVID screening test

Some 5,000 people are being allowed into the venue to watch Spanish rock group Love of Lesbian after passing a same-day COVID-19 screening.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:45Published
Thousands attend Barcelona rock concert after COVID tests [Video]

Thousands attend Barcelona rock concert after COVID tests

5,000 fans at the show for Spanish indie band Love of Lesbian had to wear masks but social distancing was not required.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published

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Manchester City captain Steph Houghton will miss the Champions League quarter-final with Barcelona on Wednesday through injury.
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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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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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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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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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One dead, 13 injured in explosion at Barcelona chemical plant

One person died and 13 others were injured in an explosion on Tuesday at a small chemical plant in Barcelona, local emergency services in Catalonia's regional capital said.
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Mobile World Congress in Barcelona called off over coronavirus fears

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Cisco pulls out of Barcelona conference as coronavirus fears spread

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