Neymar on his way to Barcelona

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign the highly rated 21 year-old Brazilian striker Neymar from Santos. The deal is expected to be finalised on Monday and Neymar will join Barcelona after the Confederations Cup, which starts in Brazil on June 15th and finishes on June 30th.

Domestic fatality in Terrassa, Barcelona

A 75 year old woman was stabbed to death today in Terrassa, Barcelona, allegedly by her 80 year old husband who has been arrested. After allegedly committing the deed, the husband tried to injure himself and needed hospital treatment. This is the 45th confirmed domestic fatality so far this year.

Police seize 248 kilos of cocaine in Barcelona

The National Police, in collaboration with the FBI, DEA and the Attorney General of Colombia, have seized a shipment of 248 kilos of cocaine at a shopping centre in Barcelona, the drugs having originated in Colombia. Four people have so far been arrested.

Fire in Sabadell claims three lives

Three people have died and another is in a critical condition after a fire early this morning in an apartment block in calle Forcanada in Sabadell, Barcelona. Seven other people suffered minor injuries, mostly due to smoke inhalation.

Messi 2-2 Ronaldo

Honours even in the first clasico of the season at the Camp Nou, a better result for Barcelona as they maintain their eight point gap over their fierce rivals. However, it is the first time this season they have not won. Two goals from Messi and two from Ronaldo, as one might expect, so honours even on all counts.

Domestic fatality in Sant Feliu de Codines, Barcelona

Police in Sant Feliu de Codines, Barcelona, have arrested 31 year old Alejandro C.M., a Spanish national, for the alleged killing of his partner, 33 year old Eva E.C., also a Spanish national.

Catalan no longer preferred language of Barcelona Council

The Supreme Court of Justice of Cataluña (TSJC) has declared as void some of the Rules of Use of the Catalan Language, meaning that Catalan is no longer the preferred language of communication within the Barcelona Council.