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La Liga: Barça still in the driving seat after thrilling ‘Clásico’

Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Lionel Messi.

Real Madrid impressed on their visit to the Camp Nou, but the 2-2 result ensures Messi’s Barcelona maintain an eight-point lead over their rivals.

October 9th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

The Pep Paradox

The Catalan football team. Photo: FCB.

FC Barcelona aims for Catalan independence yet still wants to play in the Spanish football league. How would this work?

September 21st, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Getafe upset leaves Real Madrid still seeking a win

Gonzalo Higuaín scored for Real Madrid against Getafe.

League champions lose to cross-city rivals, while Messi’s double makes it two wins from two for Barcelona.

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Villa’s return a boost for new Barça boss

Gonzalo Higuaín in action for Real Madrid.

Barcelona’s new coach Tito Vilanova had a thrilling start against Real Sociedad, while Real Madrid stumbled against Valencia.

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Real Madrid and Barcelona prepare to do battle


As the 2012/13 season kicks off, the big two prepare for another fight to the death for every trophy but Barça will do so with a new coach that José Mourinho knows all too well. Meanwhile, Qatari-owned Málaga experience cashflow problems.

August 16th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

A slice of Vegas in Spain stirs controversy


Plans by American billionaire Sheldon Adelson to build a massive gambling complex in Madrid or Barcelona have fuelled the rivalry between the two cities. But they have also drawn criticism for the economic model the project would introduce to the winning city.

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in Business, Featured | Read More »

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