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October 19, 2017 2:59 PM Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat

Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence. The constitutional law that Spain plans to invoke has never been used in the four decades since democracy was restored after Gen. Francisco Franco's dictatorship 97

October 14, 2017 6:44 PM Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona LIVE STREAM: How to watch La Liga football online

BARCELONA forward Lionel Messi will need to be at his best to get past a resolute Atletico Madrid defence. Here's how to live stream the La Liga showdown online. Barcelona could extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a win against fourth placed Atletico Madrid. And Barcelona could equal their best ever start in La Liga, but only if they can overcome 73

October 11, 2017 9:01 AM VIDEO: Ghana defeats Saudi Arabia 3-0

Just before the half-time whistle, newboy Kassim Adams Nuhu — unmarked inside the Saudi Arabia box — connected home a corner kick from the right. The Saudi defence were out of the equation as the Young Boys centre back capped an impressive outing with a cool finish. Just after the break, goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi made a timely save with his leg after 110

October 9, 2017 7:25 AM Neymar among first nominees named for 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist

Neymar has been confirmed among the names on the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or but Cristiano Ronaldo will be the favourite to retain the crown. Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar was one of the first five names that award organisers France Football revealed from the shortlist, along with Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo 77

October 8, 2017 5:00 PM Barca and Real rivalry satirized amid Catalonia crisis

A fan poses in front of a poster of Barcelona where the picture of defender Gerard Pique has been vandalized outside the club's Camp Nou stadium which was closed as part of a general strike in Barcelona called by Catalan unions on October 3, 2017.Several hundred thousand Catalans rallied in fury at police violence against voters during a banned independence 49

October 7, 2017 1:00 PM Real Madrid star Theo posts controversial joke image of him being held at gunpoint

There are many ways to make sure your birthday celebrations go off with a bang, but Real Madrid's young star Theo Hernandez may have gone a little too far in his bizarre party. The Frenchman, who turned 20 on Friday, released a host of images of the landmark date on his Instagram account, as family and friends of the defender gathered in celebration 50

October 7, 2017 3:33 AM Catalonia referendum: Call for pro-unity rallies in Spain

Rallies are expected in Spain against Catalonian independence, after Sunday's disputed referendum. Demonstrations are planned in the capital Madrid and other cities, with supporters calling for a similar rally in Catalonia's capital Barcelona. Meanwhile, Spain's government representative in Catalonia earlier apologised to those hurt during police efforts 79

October 7, 2017 12:02 AM Catalan crisis: Two views about independence

Tensions are running high in Spain in anticipation of a possible declaration of independence by the Catalan government. On 1 October, 43% of Catalans voted in a referendum, which the Spanish government declared illegal then tried to suppress by force. The final results from the outlawed poll show 90% of the 2.3m people who voted backed independence 65

October 6, 2017 4:07 PM Catalan parliament defies Madrid pressure, works on independence declaration

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan secessionists were working on Friday toward a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain that could be adopted next week in defiance of a court order and increased economic pressure from Madrid. After Spain’s Constitutional Court suspended a session of the Catalan regional parliament set for Monday, which had been expected 70

October 6, 2017 6:00 AM Catalan police chief in Madrid court in 'sedition' probe

The Catalan chief of police, Josep Lluis Trapero, is appearing before a judge in Madrid on suspicion of sedition against the state. His Mossos d'Esquadra force is accused of failing to protect Spanish national police from protesters ahead of the 1 October independence referendum. Another Catalan police officer and two leading independence activists are also being 51