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Barcelona: City in Catalonia, Spain
Barcelona is a city on the northeastern coast of 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 5.3 million people, making it the fifth most populous urban area of 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, bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range.

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Barcelona locals furious over tourism's socioeconomic, environmental 'impact on city and population' [Video]

Barcelona locals furious over tourism's socioeconomic, environmental 'impact on city and population'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 08:50Published
Thousands protest in Spain's most visited city against over-tourism [Video]

Thousands protest in Spain's most visited city against over-tourism

More than 150 organisations and social movements took to the streets of Barcelona with some symbolically sealing off hotels and restaurant terraces.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:35Published
Quiero comer! Waiting list at world's top restaurant in Spain approaches one year [Video]

Quiero comer! Waiting list at world's top restaurant in Spain approaches one year

If it's worth having it's worth waiting for they say as good things come to those who wait. So a bit of patience is needed then if you're hoping to dine out soon at Barcelona restaurant Disfrutar...

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:47Published
Barcelona decides to ban short term tourism rentals [Video]

Barcelona decides to ban short term tourism rentals

One of Spain's main tourist destinations is set to ban apartment rentals to tourists in a bid to improve housing for local residents.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Spanish design duo reveal secrets behind award-winning Barcelona library [Video]

Spanish design duo reveal secrets behind award-winning Barcelona library

If the couple's mission was to make reading relevant again then this is a total triumph. A long queue of people regularly wait to get inside the Barcelona library, in scenes more reminiscent of a..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published

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Water pistols squirted at tourists, tape crisscrossing the doors of hotels, placards brandished at lunching holidaymakers.
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Arsenal sign Barcelona and World Cup-winning Spain forward Mariona Caldentey.
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Chelsea sign teenage striker Guiu from Barcelona

Chelsea complete the £5m signing of Barcelona teenager Marc Guiu, who joins on a five-year deal with an option for a further year.
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Liverpool battle for Italy defender - Monday's gossip

Liverpool could rival Arsenal and Chelsea for Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori while Manchester United cool interest in Barcelona star.
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Chelsea discuss moves for Lille's David and Barca's Guiu

Chelsea are internally discussing their next move in the striker market with interest in both Lille striker Jonathan David and Barcelona teenager Marc Guiu.
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Barcelona's mayor vows to abolish short-term holiday lets

The mayor of Barcelona has vowed to abolish short-term holiday lets in the Spanish city.
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British tourist stabbed to death outside Spanish nightclub - reports

A British tourist has been stabbed to death outside a nightclub near Barcelona, according to local media.
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England keeper Roebuck joins Barca from Man City

England goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck joins Barcelona from Manchester City on a deal which runs until June 2026.
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Tour de France to start in Barcelona in 2026

The Tour de France will start in Barcelona for the first time in 2026.
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Manchester City want to commit Erling Haaland to a new deal, Arsenal have enquired with Barcelona about Mikayil Faye, plus more.
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Former Barcelona and Manchester United defender Gerard Pique is placed under official investigation in a corruption case in Spain.
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Barcelona appoint former Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick as their new boss on a two-year contract.
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Kevin de Bruyne likely to stay at Manchester City, Barcelona target Liverpool forward Luis Diaz, plus more.
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A paper napkin that sealed Lionel Messi's move to Barcelona has been sold for £762,400.
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Ten Hag a candidate for Bayern job - Sunday's gossip

Erik ten Hag a potential candidate to take over at Bayern Munich, Barcelona keen on Darwin Nunez, Arsenal have verbal agreement with Brentford for David Raya, plus more.
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