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Questions remain one year after jihadist attacks in Catalonia

On August 17 last year a van rammed into crowds on Las Ramblas boulevard in the heart of Barcelona, igniting four days of terror which investigators are still trying to explain and the survivors to overcome.

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Life goes on in Barcelona almost a year after Catalonia attacks

The attacks in Catalonia seem to have failed to scare tourists away from las Ramblas in Barcelona, but some still have fresh memories from one year ago, when a van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians.

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Football/Barcelona: Official presentation of Arturo Vidal

Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal is officially presented at Barcelona, ahead of his press conference.

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Spain taxi protest against Uber to continue

Taxi drivers across Spain are set to keep protesting against ride hailing competitors such as Uber and Cabify, which they say unfairly threaten their livelihoods after government negotiations ended without a deal. The strike began in Barcelona last week and spread to Madrid at the weekend as drivers blocked main thoroughfares, demanding action from the government.

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Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Thousands of Catalans protest in Barcelona for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region’s secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile. IMAGES

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‘Open Arms’ ship arrives in Barcelona with 60 migrants on board

The boat of the Spanish NGO ‘Proactiva Open Arms’, with 60 migrants on board rescued off the coast of Libya, arrives in the port of Barcelona, Spain after having been turned away by Italy. IMAGES

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Messi’s disappointments with Argentina over the years

Five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi suffers more World Cup heartbreak with Argentina unable to match France’s firepower in a thrilling 4-3 World Cup last-16 tie. Widely considered one of the greatest players ever, the Barcelona star is still looked upon unfavourably by many in his homeland compared with Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986.

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World Cup: Mina winner against Senegal sends Colombia through

A powerful header from Barcelona’s Yerry Mina fires Colombia into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Group H rivals Senegal, who crash out due to a poorer disciplinary record than Japan.

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Moroccans share their passion for Spanish football

Morocco and Spain are only separated by 14 kilometres by the Strait of Gibraltar, but for many year, football has played an important role between the neighbours: a shared passion for the Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona, a similar vision in the way they play and even with the bi-national players.