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Wireless Players Tout 5G as They Await Next Smartphone Wave.

While wireless carriers battle each other by pushing unlimited data plans riding on their 4G networks, an industry gathering in Barcelona will be looking to the future.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Zidane warns Real to be wary of 'game of the year' for opponents.

MADRID, Feb 25 — Real Madrid's players need to be prepared for rival teams raising their game when they meet the La Liga leaders, coach Zinedine Zidane said today. We know we have to always improve but it's difficult because when teams...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Simeone seeks first Liga win over Barca in his 300th game.

The toughness and guile that made Diego Simeone a great player has been there for all to see in his time as manager of Atletico Madrid, and the Argentinian marks his 300th game at the club with a major challenge on Sunday against Barcelona.

- BDNews24 - BD

Get your BlackBerry MWC 2017 liveblog right here.

It's February, which can mean only one thing: the MWC tanks are rolling into Barcelona. We're expecting to see a lot of new phones and tablets, and the fun starts right here, later today with BlackBerry . We're expecting to see the...

- Engadget - US

Spanish expat in Germany jailed for murdering his children after collecting them from Kindergarten.

A SPANIARD has been arrested in south-western Germany after going on the run following the murder of his two small children, aged ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Bird 'flu outbreak forces humane killing of 17,300 ducks in Catalunya.

THOUSANDS of ducks on a Costa Brava farm will have to be put to sleep now Spain's first outbreak of bird 'flu in the open air ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Could the next Messi come from Nigeria as Barcelona launches Lagos academy?.

One of the world's biggest football clubs, Barcelona is taking its skills to Nigeria.

- BBC - UK

For Barcelona Activist Turned Mayor, The Anti-Corruption Goals Stay The Same.

Ada Colau is a former Occupy activist, once arrested for blocking home evictions during Spain's economic crisis. Now she's Barcelona's mayor, a job in which, she says, "you're closest to the people."

- NPR - US

Futuristic €450 million yacht freed from arrest in Gibraltar; heads for Cartagena.

The futuristic €450 million yacht at the centre of a €15.3m legal wrangle has been freed from admiralty arrest and sailed from Gibraltar early Wednesday morning. Sailing Yacht A weighed anchor at around 8.30am and sailed from the Bay of Gibraltar in rough seas bound for the Mediterranean, reports the Gibraltar ...

- MercoPress - FK

Scrap metal dealers get 7 days to clean up and leave.

ILLEGAL scrap metal dealers who operate along Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Riverton City in Kingston, were yesterday given seven days to clean up and leave the area.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Red Bull's Ricciardo admits he doesn't know much about F1's new rules.

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has admitted to being "anxious" ahead of the new Formula One season and confessed he doesn't really know a great deal about some of the sport's new rules. The 27-year-old Australian will jump into Red Bull's latest iteration at testing in Barcelona next week. Formula One's cars will once ...

- City AM - UK

This province in southern Spain has the most 'black money' in the country

Some 32% of the economy is based on undeclared or illegal financial transactions The post This province in southern Spain has the most 'black money' in the country appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Elderly Spanish priest beaten during rectory robbery

Madrid, Spain, Feb 24, 2017 / 02:31 pm .- Fr. Arturo López, 77, was brutally beaten by three masked men during an assault on Wednesday at the rectory of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church in Coslada, a city in Spain's Community of Madrid. The three unidentified men tied up and assaulted Fr. Lopez when they entered his ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Barcelona nightclub in hot water over "sexist & humiliating" advertising

The Catalan Nightlife Association , member of the nationwide association SPAIN NIGHTLIFE, today reported the club which operates under the commercial name of "El BailĂłdromo" for carrying ou

- eTurboNews - US

Manchester United handed tough draw

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said yesterday's draw for the last 16 of the Europa League against Russian side Rostov has been unkind to his team, the favourites. It is a bad draw in every aspect. Far and difficult. Comes in a bad period,' Mourinho, whose side are still competing on four fronts, told reporters at ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

LG puts a massive battery in the X Power2, but not much else

LG will be showing its new G6 flagship phone at Mobile World Congress next week, but that's not the only handset the company is bringing to Barcelona. Joining it will be an update to the X Power, the X Power 2. Like its predecessor, the second-gen X Power's X-factor is battery life.Part of a new line of affordable phones ...

- ITworld - US

Spain to cull 17,000 ducks as bird flu hits

More than 17,000 ducks will be culled in Spain after a highly contagious bird flu strain that has affected poultry throughout Europe was detected at a farm, authorities said Thursday. The virus found in Catalonia is H5N8, said Meritxell Serret, in charge of agriculture in the northeastern region -- the same one that has ...

- Yahoo! News - US

'Law is the same for everyone', says government as Urdangarin released without bail and Rato and Blesa given 'lenient' sentences

SPAIN'S government has insisted that 'the law is the same for everyone' in the face of public outrage over the apparently ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Ciudad Lineal paedophile sentenced to 70 years for drugging and raping four girls under 10

A PAEDOPHILE who caused months of terror among parents in the sleepy Madrid suburb of Ciudad Lineal has been sentenced to 70 years in ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Recipe: How to make, eat and enjoy calçots

Calçots are a seasonal vegetable similar to leeks or spring onions grown in the area surrounding Barcelona and Tarragona. They are normally available from January 'til April and by far the best way to try them is cooked on a barbecue accompanied by Romesco sauce, local wine and a group of friends.

- The Local - ES

The Bugatti Chiron: Tested and approved by Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid attacker and Portugal national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo put what is potentially the world's fastest and most exclusive production car through its paces to make sure that potential clients won't be disappointed. — AFP-Relaxnews

- The Malay Mail - MY

Why the Bugatti Chiron is the Real deal

PARIS, Feb 25 — As a final quality control test before deliveries commence, Bugatti has enlisted the help of one of football's biggest stars. Real Madrid attacker and Portugal national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo yesterday put what is...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Phone firms turn to artificial intelligence at top mobile fair

Phone-makers will seek to seduce new buyers with artificial intelligence functions and other innovations at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday in Spain.

- The Daily Star - LB

Madrid invites Airbus CEO to debrief on military plane woes

Madrid invites Airbus CEO to debrief on military plane woes...

- MENAFN - JO

The United Nations steps in to define 5G, ending a marketing war

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation. Verizon Wireless will begin delivering 5G' service to select users in 11 U.S. cities in mid-2017, even though some places ...

- PCWorld.com - US

LG puts a massive battery in the X Power2, but not much else

LG will be showing its new G6 flagship phone at Mobile World Congress next week, but that's not the only handset the company is bringing to Barcelona. Joining it will be an update to the X Power, the X Power 2. Like its predecessor, the second-gen X Power's X-factor is battery life.Part of a new line of affordable phones ...

- PCWorld.com - US

Barca to rediscover top form at Atletico

Title hopefuls Barcelona need to capitalize on a rare lapse by Real Madrid if they are to take full advantage of Valencia's midweek success against La Liga leaders.

- The Daily Star - LB

Spanish ex-IMF boss Rodrigo Rato given four and a half years over credit card scandal

Rato headed the International Monetary Fund from 2004 to 2007 The post Spanish ex-IMF boss Rodrigo Rato given four and a half years over credit card scandal appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Spain to consider using drones to patrol border fences on Morocco border

It comes just days after hundreds of migrants stormed into the country from Morocco The post Spain to consider using drones to patrol border fences on Morocco border appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Malaga airport drop-off zone closed during refurbishment works

And changes are expected to be taking place in how the un-policed zone outside terminal three operates to try stop people parking there for longer than allowed The post Malaga airport drop-off zone closed during refurbishment works appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

3rd Spanish municipality reverses own BDS vote following legal action

, The Spanish municipality of Petrer, which is known internationally for hosting mock battles celebrating crusaders, rescinded its support for boycotts against Israel following legal action against the city. The City Council of Petrer, a city of 95,000 located 200 miles southeast of Madrid, voted Thursday to withdraw its ...

- JTA - US

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump

Michael Loccisano/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Democrats have tapped former Gov. to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to repeal ...

- Business Insider - US

MWC 2017: Five mobile telecomm trends

Several major tech companies will be presenting their mobile phone novelties at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in coming days. Let's have a preview of expected highlights.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Spanish government adopts port reforms

Proposal heads to Spanish parliament where ratification will require work ahead of a nine-day strike in March

- LloydsList - UK

Michel Salgado wants Real Madrid to sign Tottenham's Dele Alli but not for 'crazy' ÂŁ100m fee

Alli is being courted by some of Europe's top clubs.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo? Net worth, sponsors and facts about the Real Madrid ace

Former Manchester United star has won the Ballon D'or four times.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ukraine's Shakhtar defeated by Spain's Celta, ousted from Europa League

Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk have been defeated by Spain's RC Celta in a 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 reverse match with a 0-2 score on February 23.

- UNIAN - UA

Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

VIENNA " An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S. and Spanish extradition requests for him.Firtash already posted 125 million euros ($132...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Series Mania, Conecta Fiction Link on Industry Panels

MADRID , Paris-based Series Mania, the fast-expanding TV festival-industry forum, and Spain's Conecta Fiction, a new TV co-production and networking initiative, have forged a collaboration that is set to see their exchanging conference panel events at their 2017 editions. Now entering its 8th edition, Series Mania's ...

- Variety - US

UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation.Verizon Wireless will begin delivering "5G" service to select users in 11 U.S. cities in mid-2017, even though some places ...

- ITworld - US

Real Madrid confirm Raphael Varane injury blow ahead of crucial week in La Liga race with Barcelona

Los Blancos face Villarreal, Las Palmas and Eibar in the space of seven days.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Reuters: Vienna court decides against detaining Firtash

Vienna court decided on Feb. 24 to not to detain Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, three days after a decision to extradite him to the United States on bribery allegations and his simultaneous arrest on Spain-based accusations of money laundering. The post Reuters: Vienna court decides against detaining Firtash appeared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

The Local: Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch

An Austrian judge has ordered the release of Dmytro Firtash, one of Ukraine's richest men who was detained earlier this week over alleged links to organised crime in Spain. The post The Local: Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ronaldo, Manchester United top Chinese internet tables

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is comfortably the most influential football player online in China, while Manchester United are the most dominant club, according to a report.

- BDNews24 - BD

Barcelona and MHG join forces to build academy in China

Football Club Barcelona have signed an agreement with Chinese company Mission Hills Group to launch a football school in the China that the Spanish outfit will manage directly.

- BDNews24 - BD

Barca looking to rediscover top form at Atletico

Title hopefuls Barcelona need to capitalise on a rare lapse by Real Madrid if they are to take full advantage of Valencia's midweek success against the leaders of La Liga.

- BDNews24 - BD

Gratitude is central, Pope Francis tells Spanish footballers

Vatican City, Feb 24, 2017 / 06:04 am .- Meeting with the members of the Spanish football team Villarreal CF on Thursday, Pope Francis stressed the importance of gratitude in the life of an athlete. “One of the characteristics of the good sportsman is gratitude. If we think of our own life, we can call to memory the ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Olswang confirms shutdown in Brussels, Madrid and Paris ahead of merger

Olswang has confirmed that its offices in Madrid, Brussels and Paris will close ahead of its merger with CMS Cameron McKenna and Nabarro. The post Olswang confirms shutdown in Brussels, Madrid and Paris ahead of merger appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

- The Lawyer - US

Resort photo tour: Old Florida splendor at the Biltmore Hotel

The Biltmore Hotel, with its Mediterranean architecture and classic Italian, Moorish and Spanish influences, opened in 1926.        

- USA TODAY - US

Claudio Ranieri: sacking Leicester City's manager was unceremonious, ruthless and risky

It seems barely conceivable, but then it is Premier League football, a realm where almost anything seems possible. Ten months after guiding unconsidered, provincial, 5000-1 Leicester City to the Premier League title – arguably the greatest shock in the entire history of the English game – the club's Italian manager and ...

- The Conversation - UK

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