Barcelona maintain lead over Madrid

Barcelona raced to their ninth consecutive victory last night with a comfortable 4-0 home victory against Andalucian strugglers Almeria. Almost inevitably Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet as he curled in his 33rd goal of the season in the 33rd minute but although Barca dominated the half they couldn’t add to the scoreline and led by the solitary goal at …

Real Madrid ease past Granada but Barca squeeze past Celta

Real Madrid won in a canter at the Bernabeu on Sunday afternoon against a struggling Granada side. In a surprisingly open first 25 minutes which saw good chances spurned by both teams, Madrid finally opened their account when Gareth Bale rounded the keeper and tapped into an empty net. What happened next unsurprisingly involved a certain Cristiano Ronaldo who fired …

‘Xavi’ Hernandez is going to Qatar

It has been announced that Barcelona legend Xavier “Xavi” Hernandez will be playing his football in Qatar next season. News broke on Saturday that Al-Sadd Sports Club based in Doha and who play in the Qatar Stars League had won the race to his prized signature. The 35 year old midfielder who has amassed a record breaking 751 appearances and …

Police seize illegal kebab meat

The Guardia Civil in Barcelona has seized 26,000 kilos of kebab meat, manufactured in Central Europe, which was not subjected to health controls.

Into the lion’s den

A man who jumped into the lion enclosure at Barcelona zoo is in a serious condition in the Vall d’Hebron Hospital.

Domestic violence fatality in Barcelona

A 45-year.old woman, an Argentine national, was found dead in her apartment in Barcelona on Monday, the 43rd domestic violence fatality so far this year.

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

Real Madrid move to within one point of Barcelona after a 3-1 victory in ‘El Clasico’ on Saturday evening.

Chuckle charge

An experimental ticketing system at the Teatreneu Comedy Club in Barcelona sees the ticket price being determined by how much or how many times you laugh.