Sandro Rosell resigns

The president of Barcelona Football Club, Sandro Rosell, has resigned following a Spanish court’s decision to investigate the signing of Brazil forward Neymar. Vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu has taken over from Rosell.

Barcelona opt to stay at the Nou Camp

Barcelona have decided to stay at their Nou Camp stadium after announcing a €600 million redevelopment, which will increase its capacity to 105,000 and include a roof to cover the spectator areas, but not the pitch.

First domestic violence fatality of 2014

The town of Vilanova i la Geltrúm, Barcelona, has the unenviable distinction of being the site of the last domestic violence fatality of 2013 and the scene of the first fatality of 2014.

Cocaine haul in Barcelona

Guardia Civil officers in Barcelona have seized a shipment of 204 kilos of cocaine destined for a drug trafficking organisation that was dismantled in October.

Two trains collide at Barcelona station

A collision between two trains at Sants station in Barcelona has resulted in 22 people suffering bruising and 10 being attended by medics. Two people were transferred to hospital.

First trophy of the season for Barcelona

Barcelona won a record 11th Spanish Super Cup on away goals as they drew 0-0 with Atletico Madrid, with an out of sorts Lionel Messi uncharacteristically failing to convert from the penalty spot in the 89th minute. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw.

Lorenzo wins in Barcelona

It was a Spanish 1-2-3 on Sunday afternoon as world champion Jorge Lorenzo recorded his third win of the season with victory at the Catalunya Grand Prix. Lorenzo took the lead from Dani Pedrosa on the first lap in Barcelona and held off the challenge of his compatriot to follow up his win in Mugello last time out. Marc Marquez …

Tragic accident in Vic, Barcelona

A two year-old child died on Friday in a tragic accident in Vic, Barcelona. The toddler was apparently asleep in his room but then woke up and went to the balcony where he climbed onto a chair and subsequently fell four floors to the ground. Efforts to revive hime were unsuccessful and he died shortly afterwards.