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Four LIONS at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for Covid-19

Four lions at the Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19, veterinary authorities said on Tuesday. Coronavirus infecting felines is a very rare phenomenon and only a handful of cases have been documented around the world. Three females named Zala, Nima and Run Run and Kiumbe, a male, were tested after keepers noticed they showed […]

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Sports

Lionel Messi to stay in Barcelona until somebody chooses to pay $829.26 million for his release

Lionel Messi will be staying in Barcelona because it is “impossible” for any team to pay his release clause and he does not want to face the club in court. Last week, 33-year-old Messi sent a fax to Barca last Tuesday saying he wanted to exercise a clause in his contract which he said allowed him […]

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Lionel Messi skips coronavirus testing scheduled for Barcelona squad

In a clear sign to leave Barcelona, Lionel Messi skips required coronavirus testing scheduled for the whole squad on Sunday. Barcelona said Messi was the only player who did not undergo the tests at the club’s training centre. The team is set to resume training on Monday ahead of the upcoming start of the season. […]

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Bayern Munich defeat Barcelona 8-2 to reach Champions League semifinals

Bayern Munich scored eight times against Barcelona in an astonishing 8-2 win in the Champions League quarterfinals. The humiliating night in Portugal for Barcelona, Bayern became the first team to score eight goals in a Champions League knockout match, while Barca conceded eight in a match for the first time since 1946. Thomas Muller opened […]

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Barcelona to host Napoli in empty stadium amid coronavirus scare

Barcelona’s Champions League last-16 second leg match with Napoli scheduled for March 18 will take place without spectators due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus, a club spokesman said on Tuesday. The match will take place at Camp Nou after a 1-1 draw in Napoli, but no supporters will be allowed to enter […]

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World

Spain confirms first coronavirus case; hundreds quarantined at Tenerife hotel

Spain discovered its first case of coronavirus on the mainland after a woman in Barcelona became ill having travelled to Italy. The 36-year-old Italian woman, who has not been named, lives in Barcelona and has been placed in isolation in a hospital in the Catalan capital. She fell ill after a 10-day trip to see […]

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Tech World

Mobile World Congress 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus scare

Organisers of the Mobile World Congress said they have cancelled the world’s top mobile trade fair due to fears stemming from the coronavirus, following an exodus of industry heavyweights. The mobile fair is one of the biggest events worldwide to be cancelled so far owing to the virus that has killed more than 1,310 people […]

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Catalonia independence protesters clash with police in Barcelona

Violence broke out in the streets of Barcelona on Friday, as more than half a million pro-independence protesters gathered in the Catalan capital. Spanish Interior Ministry said the clashes left three policemen injured and nine people, including four minors were arrested. Large scale demonstrations were carried in Spain since Monday night after nine Catalan politicians […]