World numero uno Rafael Nadal’s 11-year, 41-match winning streak at the Barcelona Open is over after a quarter-final defeat by fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, the score 2-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-4.
Nadal looking to make it nine
World number one Rafael Nadal is into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open after a 6-3 6-3 win over Croatian Ivan Dodig. Nadal has won the tournament eight times so far, his only defeat being on his debut in 2003 when he lost to compatriot Alex Corretja.
Another domestic fatality in Barcelona
A woman admitted to hospital in Barcelona on Tuesday after allegedly being attacked by her former partner has died from her injuries.
Man dies after being subdued by police officers in Barcelona
A middle-aged man died on Wednesday afternoon after being subdued and arrested by seven Mossos d’Esquadra officers in Plaza Molina, Barcelona.
Barcelona hit with transfer ban
Barcelona have been given a 14-month transfer ban by Fifa for breaking the rules relating to the signing of international players under the age of 18 years.
Barcelona pay up
Barcelona have paid €13.5 million euros to the Spanish authorities after being charged with tax fraud over the signing of Neymar, although the Spanish champions insist they have not committed any offence. According to the club, “The aim is to cover eventual interpretations that could be given to the contracts drawn up in the operation to sign Neymar.”
Primary school teacher accused of sexually abusing 6 young girls
A primary school teacher in Montseny, Barcelona, has been accused of sexually abusing six girls aged between 6 and 8 years at two schools in a rural area of Montseny.
Six telemarketers arrested in Barcelona
The Guardia Civil has arrested six tarot telemarketers in Barcelona for allegedly extorting money from their customers by threatening to publish their recordings, one resident of Almeria paying over €28,000 to avoid publication.
Parish priest arrested on suspicion of abusing three young brothers
Police in Barcelona have arrested a 63-year-old parish priest in Santa Coloma de Gramenet on suspicion of sexually molesting three young brothers when they were alone in the parish centre.
Man arrested on suspicion of killing girlfriend in Barcelona
A 45-year-old man has been arrested in Barcelona after the body of his girlfriend was discovered on Saturday at their home in Plaza de les Roses in the suburb of Calella.