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Real Madrid in La Liga driving seat after El Clasico win

Real Madrid are firmly in the La Liga driving seat heading towards the winter break after coming from behind to draw 11 with Barcelona.

Real Madrid are firmly in the La Liga driving seat heading towards the winter break after coming from behind to draw 11 with Barcelona.

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Two ISIL suspects arrested in Spain

The pair had been ready to attack in Spain and were very active online, in particular using social networks to radicalise and recruit Islamist militants, according to an Interior Ministry statement.

The pair had been ready to attack in Spain and were very active online, in particular using social networks to radicalise and recruit Islamist militants, according to an Interior Ministry statement.

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Barcelona set to introduce local currency

The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.

The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.

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Catalonia to hold independence vote next year, says regional leader

The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.

The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.

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Tokyo: Barcelona youth team comforts losing Japanese footballers

A youth football team from Barcelona comforted their Japanese opponents after winning the U-12 Junior Soccer World Challenge 2016 in Tokyo on Wednesday (August 31), drawing attention from many on the…

A youth football team from Barcelona comforted their Japanese opponents after winning the U-12 Junior Soccer World Challenge 2016 in Tokyo on Wednesday (August 31), drawing attention from many on the…

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Adiós Valencia Andre Gomes signs for Barca for €35m

Barcelona have signed Andre Gomes from Valencia for an initial €35m The former Benfica player helped Portugal to victory of France in the final of the Euros 2016 in Paris.

Barcelona have signed Andre Gomes from Valencia for an initial €35m The former Benfica player helped Portugal to victory of France in the final of the Euros 2016 in Paris.

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Takeaway: surgical strike against bacteria

Drug-resistant bacteria are becoming a major threat Bacteria increase their resistance by sticking together They form so-called biofilms that protect them from antibiotics Biofilms contaminate implant

Drug-resistant bacteria are becoming a major threat Bacteria increase their resistance by sticking together They form so-called biofilms that protect them from antibiotics Biofilms contaminate implant

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Nishikori and Nadal to meet in Barcelona final

Rafael Nadal continued his march towards an unprecedented ninth Barcelona Open title after he beat Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets in the

Rafael Nadal continued his march towards an unprecedented ninth Barcelona Open title after he beat Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets in the

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Nadal marches on in Barcelona shadowed by Nishikori

Rafa Nadal has moved into the semi-final of the Barcelona Open as he looks to win his 9th title in the Catalan capital.

Rafa Nadal has moved into the semi-final of the Barcelona Open as he looks to win his 9th title in the Catalan capital.

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Barcelona suffer Wednesday night nervous breakdown

What to make of Atletico Madrid’s humbling of Barcelona, knocking them out of the champions league, and now breathing down their necks in La Liga as

What to make of Atletico Madrid’s humbling of Barcelona, knocking them out of the champions league, and now breathing down their necks in La Liga as

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Home advantage counts for Vitoria and Kuban in Euroleague

More than beginners luck has taken Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to this stage of the Euroleague, and the newcomers showed Barcelona in their first of

More than beginners luck has taken Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to this stage of the Euroleague, and the newcomers showed Barcelona in their first of

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Barcelona and Bayern Munich edge their Champions League ties

Home wins in the Champions League as Barcelona beat Atletico and Bayern beat Benfica. Louis Suarez scored a brace for Barcelona to give the Catalan

Home wins in the Champions League as Barcelona beat Atletico and Bayern beat Benfica. Louis Suarez scored a brace for Barcelona to give the Catalan

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Ronaldo hits winner as Real Madrid beat Barca in El Clasico

It was an emotional start to the El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday as both clubs united to pay tribute to

It was an emotional start to the El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday as both clubs united to pay tribute to

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Facing up to Europe's urban integration challenges

With almost seven out of 10 people in Europe living in towns and cities, this week Real Economy is exploring the economics of urban integration. The

With almost seven out of 10 people in Europe living in towns and cities, this week Real Economy is exploring the economics of urban integration. The

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7 Italians and 2 Germans among victims of Spanish bus crash

Seven Italians and two Germans are confirmed to have died in Sunday’s Spanish bus crash. The victims, all young female exchange students, also

Seven Italians and two Germans are confirmed to have died in Sunday’s Spanish bus crash. The victims, all young female exchange students, also

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Takeaway: seeing the unimaginable

Looks like an ordinary German forest. And yet over 70.000 people died here between 1941 and 1945. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was

Looks like an ordinary German forest. And yet over 70.000 people died here between 1941 and 1945. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was

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Connective technology - coming to a home near you

Hi-tech experts anticipate the trend in connective technology to spread into our homes and daily lives via various applications. According to tech

Hi-tech experts anticipate the trend in connective technology to spread into our homes and daily lives via various applications. According to tech

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2016 will be Virtual Reality year

2016 will see the release of a number of VR headsets as the 360° experience becomes more common. We check out the latest development at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.

2016 will see the release of a number of VR headsets as the 360° experience becomes more common. We check out the latest development at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.

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Smartphones set for increasing role on the road in automated cars of the future

Connected cars are the future of driving was a main message from the annual smartphone extravaganza that is the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, with your phone playing an increasing role on the ro

Connected cars are the future of driving was a main message from the annual smartphone extravaganza that is the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, with your phone playing an increasing role on the ro

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China aims for bigger slice of smartphone market

Affordable smartphones are in the spotlight at the Mobile World Congress, with Chinese manufacturers like ZTE and Lenovo increasingly taking on the likes of Sony, Samsung and Apple.

Affordable smartphones are in the spotlight at the Mobile World Congress, with Chinese manufacturers like ZTE and Lenovo increasingly taking on the likes of Sony, Samsung and Apple.

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Facebook and Samsung join forces on nascent VR market

The future is virtual reality according to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg speaking at Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile trade show in Barcelona.

The future is virtual reality according to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg speaking at Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile trade show in Barcelona.