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Luis Enrique could return as Barca boss.

He takes charge of Barcelona for the final time in Saturday's Copa del Rey final.

- Daily Nation - KE

Valencia extends Manchester United stay.

The 31-year-old winger to stay at Old Trafford until 2019.

- Daily Nation - KE

Antonio Valencia extends Manchester United stay with new two-year deal.

Jose Mourinho says it is a "real privilege" to have "such a good player and such a good man" at Old Trafford.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique refuses to use absence of key duo as excuse in Copa del Rey final.

Sergi Roberto and Luis Suarez will miss game with Alaves due to suspension.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Valencia extends Man United contract until 2019.

LONDON, May 26 — Manchester United full back Antonio Valencia has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Old Trafford until June 2019, with an option to extend for a further year, the Premier League club said today. The 31-year-old...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Leisure Leagues bring another ex-Real Madrid footballer to Pakistan.

Mouthwatering line-up for planned 5-a-side match is now complete The post Leisure Leagues bring another ex-Real Madrid footballer to Pakistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Mixed emotions as Atletico Madrid says adios to Vicente Calderón stadium.

Atletico Madrid's mythical Vicente Calderón stadium will soon be history: sad news for supporters of Real Madrid's rivals but not so for locals who hope the neighbourhood will improve once noisy fans are gone.

- The Local - ES

Spain's best summer music festivals of 2017.

As the summer sets in and temperatures soar across the country, it's the perfect time to dance away your days and nights at one of Spain's many music festivals. Here are some of our favourites.

- The Local - ES

Acting not a career, it is an opportunity for me: Javier.

He hails from a family of actors in Spain and Javier Bardem, who decided to carry forward the legacy by taking up the same profession, says he looks at acting as an opportunity.Bardems rich filmography boasts of collaborations with celebrated directors like Pedro Almodovar, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Woody Allen.He won ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

The Latest: Romanian police detain 7 migrants near Hungary.

MADRID " The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis :___3:25 p.m.Romanian border police say they have detained seven migrants from Ethiopia and Eritrea who are suspected of trying to illegally cross the border...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Argentina honors Spanish fisherman who spied on the Task Force during the Falklands war.

The Argentine embassy in Madrid honored a Spanish fisherman from Galicia, Fernando Otero, as a Malvinas Veteran for services accomplished during the 1982 Falklands war, spying on the British Task Force as she approached the South Atlantic. The event took place on Argentina's National Day, May 25th.

- MercoPress - FK

Manchester United laugh off reports linking Ander Herrera with Barcelona

Red Devils keen to offer new contract to Herrera, reports say.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Real's Vinicius keen to keep feet on ground

Real Madrid-bound teenager Vinicius Junior admits he has brief moments when he imagines what it might be like playing alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo at the Bernabeu, but otherwise insists his focus remains firmly on current club Flamengo. Real this week confirmed they had won the race to sign the 16-year-old ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Mallorca bullfighting correbou festival could be banned

Fornalutx mayor Antoni Aguiló unsure of festival's future The post Mallorca bullfighting correbou festival could be banned appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Alleged fraudster returns to UK following Olive Press expose

Dozens of expats complained they had paid his company thousands of euros for work that was never finished The post Alleged fraudster returns to UK following Olive Press expose appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Mixed emotions as Madrid waves goodbye to Vicente Calderon stadium

Next year, the stadium will be razed to the ground.

- Daily Nation - KE

Barca fully behind Messi after tax fraud sentence

Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail. Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, was ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Kyle Walker drops hint over Tottenham Hotspur exit with cryptic Instagram post

The right-back has been linked with both Manchester clubs and Barcelona.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barcelona offered to pay more than Real Madrid for Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior

The 16-year-old's representative claims the Catalans offered the better financial package.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

UK businesses less prepared for GDPR than European counterparts

The new GDPR legislation is now just a year away from coming in to force, but new research claims that British businesses are not nearly as prepared as expected. A study by Blancco Technology Group reveals that the UK is significantly less prepared than its European counterparts, with companies lagging behind the rest of ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Ariana Grande's Barcelona show will go on, but London O2 concerts cancelled due to Manchester bombing

ARIANA Grande's Barcelona concert will still go ahead as planned on June 13, according to the singer's ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Cristiano Ronaldo could face tax fraud charges in Spain

Spanish prosecutors are considering whether Cristiano Ronaldo should face charges over allegations by the country's tax agency that he defrauded the authorities of 15 million euro between 2011 and 2014.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

PM on six-day visit to Europe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a six-day tour to Russia, Germany, Spain and France from May 29.The focus of the visit is to improve India's economic performance and push a free-trade agreement with the European Union. The prime minister is also likely to take up some strategic issues with Russian President ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Juan Mata jokes about Antoine Griezmann's '6 out of 10' chances of joining Manchester United

Spanish star also revealed his admiration for Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Anti-terror coop, investment to be focus areas of PM Narendra Modi`s 4-nation tour

Bolstering counter-terror cooperation and highlighting India's economic reforms to woo investment will be high on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's six-day visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning May 29.

- Zee News - IN

Justin Bieber forgets Spanish lyrics to 'Despacito,' ad libs nonsense instead

Whoever handed a mic to Justin Bieber at New York's 1Oak on Tuesday night should consider what he hath wrought. First, the internet found footage of Bieber trying his hand at an ill-advised remix of Kendrick Lamar's latest single, "HUMBLE." SEE ALSO: Justin Bieber just covered Kendrick Lamar's 'Humble' because we can't ...

- Mashable! - US

La Liga to account for 2% of Spain's GDP by 2019

Spain's top two divisions would be generating almost €20 billion The post La Liga to account for 2% of Spain's GDP by 2019 appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

New art exhibition centre opens on Costa del Sol

The Auditorio-Teatro Felipe on Calle Santo Tomas de Aquino in Estepona has unveiled its airy and large new space, which it will use to showcase art and photography The post New art exhibition centre opens on Costa del Sol appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Boat Radio celebrates half a million downloads with broadcast from Soller fishing boat

Local online radio show gets 10,000 downloads a day The post Boat Radio celebrates half a million downloads with broadcast from Soller fishing boat appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Malaga President fined over 'Catalan Scum' tweet

Al-Thani's comments enraged Barcelona The post Malaga President fined over 'Catalan Scum' tweet appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

This summer in Mallorca is going to be a busy one, writes OP columnist Amanda Butler

Balearics had second highest number of property sales for March, up 39.4% on 2016 The post This summer in Mallorca is going to be a busy one, writes OP columnist Amanda Butler appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Shellshocked 'one-in-a-million' snail's three-way love tussle with Mallorca mate

Mallorca snail farmer finds rare love match for UK snail The post Shellshocked 'one-in-a-million' snail's three-way love tussle with Mallorca mate appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Spurs stars holiday in Ibiza

The stars enjoyed the beach ahead of securing 2nd in the Premier League The post Spurs stars holiday in Ibiza appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Posidonia Mallorca festival heads to Deia for weekend of music, food, yoga and cultural events

Concert by Surfin Limones and a set by DJ Eridu to round off evening The post Posidonia Mallorca festival heads to Deia for weekend of music, food, yoga and cultural events appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid striker faces possible tax fraud charges

Cristiano Ronaldo faces possible charges of tax fraud, with reports in Spain suggesting he is suspected of defrauding £13m.

- BBC - UK

The top trending travel destinations of the year, according to Airbnb

Shutterstock.com / Mr. BubsyIt's almost summer, and for many, that means it's time to hit the beach. Airbnb recently took a look at the destinations that have seen the greatest increase in bookings since around this time last year, and unsurprisingly, many of them are on the coast. Seaside towns in Italy, France, and ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Spanish navy rescues 282 migrants from 2 boats off Libya

Spain's defense ministry says a navy frigate has rescued 282 migrants from two boats found adrift in waters off the Libyan coast.

- News24.com - ZA

How the dresses of Balenciaga turned the fashion world upside down

By the late 1930s, celebrated couturier and fashion visionary Cristobal Balenciaga had achieved huge international fame and success for his dresses. So sought after were his new designs that in 1956, fearing they may be leaked to counterfeiters, Balenciaga began barring journalists from his initial showings. A controversial ...

- City AM - UK

Rime review: Tequila Works' adventure is a beautiful ode to life, loss and childhood

Spanish indie studio Tequila Works delivers a memorable adventure in a gorgeous world on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Paco Alcacer convinced he will stay at Barcelona as he says he has 'no regrets' over Valencia move

23-year-old striker has only scored seven goals in his debut campaign at the Nou Camp

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner reacts to 'barbaric' Manchester terror attack

Manc music icon addressed the atrocity during a panel at IMS Ibiza 2017 on 25 May.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Luis Enrique eyes one last trophy in Barca swansong against Alaves

BARCELONA, May 25 — Luis Enrique is set to leave a mixed legacy when he departs Barcelona but the coach can go out on a high by lifting a third consecutive King's Cup when his side meet Alaves in Saturday's final in Madrid. The former...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Airbnb reveals the top 10 most up-and-coming vacation destinations

Shutterstock.com / Mr. BubsyIt's almost summer, and for many, that means it's time to hit the beach. Airbnb recently took a look at the destinations that have seen the greatest increase in bookings since around this time last year, and unsurprisingly, many of them are on the coast. Seaside towns in Italy, France, and Spain ...

- Business Insider - US

BBVA puts its open APIs into the wild

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Spanish bank BBVA has established itself as an early mover in adjusting to changes wrought by fintech innovation, including in its response to open banking. BBVA's API Market has for ...

- Business Insider - US

Ronaldo defrauded nearly $9 million in tax: Report

The Spanish Tax Authorities consider that Real Madrid football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo defrauded over 8 million euros by not correctly declaring his image rights for the period between 2011 and 2013, according to media reports in Spain.

- Times Of India - IN

Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

BIZELJSKO, Slovenia " Thanks to Pope Francis and the U.S. first lady, a traditional Slovenian dish is hitting the headlines.As Melania Trump approached and shook hands with the pontiff on Wednesday, Francis asked in Spanish...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ernesto Valverde's first signing as Barcelona manager could be Manchester United star Ander Herrera

Jose Mourinho wants Spaniard to sign new deal at Old Trafford.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Four militants of banned group arrested in Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 25 At least four militants belonging to the banned Neo-JMB outfit were arrested by Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion on Thursday.Huge quantities of firearms and explosives were recovered from the militants linked with an offshoot of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh militant ...

- Sify - IN

Barcelona 'fully support' Messi after fraud sentence

La Liga club Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail.

- BDNews24 - BD

Injured Suarez major doubt for Uruguay

BARCELONA, May 25 — Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is a major doubt for the end-of-season friendlies against the Republic of Ireland and Italy after suffering a hamstring injury today. Suarez was already suspended for Barcelona's Copa del Rey...

- The Malay Mail - MY

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