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Messi nets four as Barca thrash Eibar 6-1.

MADRID, Sept 20 ― Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped to a 6-1 win over Eibar to extend their lead at the top of La Liga yesterday and maintain their 100 per cent record. The Argentine was at his brilliant best as he lethally...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Magical Messi hits four as Barcelona thrash Eibar.

MADRID - Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped past Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday to extend their lead at the top of La Liga and maintain their 100 percent record.

- SBS.com.au - AU

TV news anchor cuts broadcast short as a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico.

Screenshot via YouTubeA 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday was captured on camera during a live television-news broadcast. "Right now that's the earthquake alarm going off, this is not a drill," the broadcaster said in Spanish. "We're feeling an earthquake now, the floor is moving." Buildings across Mexico ...

- Business Insider - US

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote.

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.

- BBC - UK

Watch: James Rodriguez stars as Bayern Munich beat Schalke.

James Rodriguez opened his account for Bayern Munich and created two other goals in a 3-0 victory at Schalke that sent Carlo Ancelotti's side to the top of the Bundesliga table. Colombian Rodriguez moved to Bavaria this summer on a two-year loan from Real Madrid and he played a key role on his first league start, earning ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program.

The United States has been urging countries to cut diplomatic ties with Pyongyang.

- Washington Post - US

Boos can make Bale better - Zidane.

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- Daily Nation - KE

Baku may host 2019 UEFA Champions League Final.

The 2019 UEFA Champions League Final, the final match of the UEFA Champions League for 2018/19 season, may be held in Baku, RIA Novosti news agency reported quoting the Spanish media.

- AzerNews - AZ

Barcelona chief coy on Isco approach but remains optimistic over Iniesta and Messi deals.

Real Madrid star recently confirmed the Catalans made an approach to lure him away from Los Blancos.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Catalan mayors questioned over banned referendum.

The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned referendum on independence from Spain have appeared before the state prosecutor amid cheers and chants from supporters.

- RTE - IE

Zidane confirms Real Madrid contract renewal.

MADRID, Sept 19 — Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said today that he has renewed his contract with the Spanish champions, although the deal has not yet been announced officially. Madrid have renewed various players' contracts in recent...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Two-month arts feast opens in Hongqiao

OVER 150 concerts and art performances will be staged in Hongqiao during an annual art festival over a two-month period, starting today. Twenty-five foreign art groups from such countries as the United States, Russia, Germany, Australia, Denmark and Estonia will give performances for residents during Hongqiao Art Festival ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Younited Credit raises $48 million to fuel international expansion of its crowdlending platform

Paris-based Younited Credit announced today that it has raised a $48 million round of venture capital as the fintech startup seeks to extend its reach across Europe. Younited offers a crowdsourced lending model for small businesses in France, Spain, and Italy. Including this latest round, the company has now raised ...

- VentureBeat - US

Catalan mayors exercise right to remain silent in referendum questioning

BARCELONA - The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned Oct. 1 referendum on independence from Spain appeared before the state prosecutor on Tuesday amid cheers and chants from supporters.

- Reuters - US

Manchester United 'need to win titles' to keep David De Gea away from Real Madrid

Ander Herrera anticipates further interest in compatriot, although does not believe Red Devils are too far behind.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barcelona not planning new attempt to sign Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho in January

Josep Maria Bartomeu expects Ousmane Dembele's injury return to help Catalans in second half of the season.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Real Madrid confirm Theo Hernandez injury blow as four players could miss Real Betis clash

French left-back was forced off during the 3-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ousmane Dembele: 'Three-and-a-half month' absence confirmed after record Barcelona signing has surgery

The French starlet is set to be out of action until 2018 after tearing tendon in his left thigh.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barcelona lower Dembele recovery time after operation

"He is expected to be out for three and a half months."

- Daily Nation - KE

La Liga: Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele undergoes surgery on torn hamstring; to miss 14 weeks of action

Barcelona hope record signing Ousmane Dembele could be back in action in three and a half months after successful surgery on a torn hamstring in Helsinki on Tuesday. The post La Liga: Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele undergoes surgery on torn hamstring; to miss 14 weeks of action appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Barca lower Dembele recovery time after operation

BARCELONA, Sept 19 — Barcelona hope record signing Ousmane Dembele could be back in action in three and a half months after successful surgery on a torn hamstring in Helsinki today. Dembele was successfully operated on Tuesday to repair a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Spain police launch graft probe in Catalan president's fiefdom

A survey commissioned by the regional government in July showed 49.4 percent of Catalans were against independence while 41.1 percent were in favour.

- Zee News - IN

How Jeremy Corbyn and an Arsenal player roasted Piers Morgan… in Spanish

Muy burn. As if politics in the UK wasn't spicy enough, watch what happens when you do it in Spanish. It all started when backward ham Piers Morgan complained in a piece for the Mail that Jeremy Corbyn and his wife froze him out of a conversation with the Arsenal player Héctor Bellerín at the GQ Awards: Later, fellow ...

- New Statesman - UK

Spain expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear tests

Spain on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country by September 30th in protest over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, which it has criticised as "a serious threat to peace".

- The Local - ES

The eleven most annoying Spanish false friends of all time

Spanish is full of false friends and can sometimes be a linguistic minefield. The Local takes a look at some of the worst offenders.

- The Local - ES

Spain seizes Catalan referendum posters and summons mayors

Spanish police on Monday seized more than 100,000 posters promoting a planned independence referendum in Catalonia, while prosecutors summoned mayors who have agreed to help hold the disputed vote.

- The Local - ES

London train bombing: Why is Europe seeing so many terrorist attacks?

The Sept. 15 terrorist bombing in a crowded London subway station – which injured at least 30 passengers but caused no deaths – was the latest in a string of terrorist attacks in Western Europe in recent years. In mid-August, attacks in Barcelona and the nearby city of Cambrils killed 16 people and injured more than 130 ...

- The Conversation - UK

Cibulkova powers past Suarez Navarro in opening round

Fifth seed Dominika Cibulkova pummeled Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday to storm into the second round of the Pan Pacific Open.The Slovakian ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Younited Credit raises $48 million to fuel international expansion of its crowdlending platform

Paris-based Younited Credit announced today it has raised a $48 million round of venture capital as the fintech startup seeks to extend its reach across Europe. Younited offers a crowdsourced lending model for small businesses in France, Spain, and Italy. With the latest round, the company has now raised $124 ...

- VentureBeat - US

Cibulkova tears through Tokyo opener

Fifth seed Dominika Cibulkova pummelled Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday to storm into the second round of the Pan Pacific Open

- The Daily Star - LB

Spain expels North Korean ambassador

Spain has kicked out the North Korean ambassador and declared him a persona non-grata over Pyongyang's nuclear brinksmanship.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Cibulkova tears through Tokyo opener

TOKYO, Sept 19 — Fifth seed Dominika Cibulkova pummelled Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-3 today to storm into the second round of the Pan Pacific Open. The Slovakian world number nine produced glimpses of the red-hot form that won her...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Pakistani man arrested in Spain on suspicion of 'promoting terrorism'

Spain's Interior Ministry on Tuesday said that the police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of 'promoting terrorism and militant propaganda' on social media networks. A ministry statement said that the 25-year-old resident of the northern Catalan city of Lleida was part of a cell partially dismantled with the arrest ...

- DAWN - PK

Antipodean travels: Life at opposite ends of the Earth

If Jorge Valle dug a hole through the Earth from his hometown in Spain he'd end up in Wellington. 

- Stuff - NZ

Police arrest Pakistani militant suspect in Spain

Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading extremist propaganda on social media networks

- The Daily Star - LB

Catalonia: Vote and let vote

On 11 September, a crowd of one million people gathered again in the streets of Barcelona, calling for independence for Catalonia. And once again it was all conducted in a peaceful and civil manner, writes Jordi Solé, an MEP from Catalonia who supports the planned independence referendum.

- EurActive - UK

Five Things to Remember About Catalonia

Given the transcendent nature of this moment, we thought it would be a good time to summarize how we arrived at this point and to explain the special nature of the decision that Catalan Parliament took on Wednesday, September 6th. 1) Spain broke its own rules when the Constitutional Court nullified the 2006 statute of ...

- Antiwar.com - US

What's a Correspondence of Intent Signing Up To Faculty

A critical consideration when composing the article is really to ensure there isn't any plagiarism. Studying documents additionally assist a good deal. Writing a Spanish custom essay is not going to entail the writing needs to be performed in Spanish. Writing of the trusted Spanish composition takes online editing website a ...

- Education News - US

Ronaldo back for Real, Deulofeu in for Dembele

Ronaldo returns from a five-match ban for Real Madrid.

- Daily Nation - KE

Spain expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear tests

Spain on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country by September 30 in protest over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, which it has criticized as ...

- The Japan Times - JP

More of that 'Trump effect': Student gives non-apology for gross sign targeting Latinos

A school superintendent in Alabama says his office is investigating an incident in a now-viral photo showing a white high school student holding a gross Put the 'Panic' Back in Hispanic' sign next to a Donald Trump banner. The girl's reasoning in her subsequent public apology'? I would like to inform you that, that wasn't ...

- Daily Kos - US

Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform

French startup Younited Credit is building the biggest crowdlending platform in continental Europe. The company just raised $47.8 million to launch in new countries, work on new product features and more. Younited Credit is currently live in France, Spain and Italy as a consumer-facing product. Consumers can borrow ...

- TechCrunch - US

Chapel being converted to house 'long-staying' hospital patients

TWENTY-NINE people who have been described as “long-staying” patients at the Spanish Town Hospital are to be housed at the Spanish Town Infirmary, where a chapel is being developed into a housing facility.The patients have been discharged from the Spanish Town Hospital, but they have not been claimed by their ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

First woman to win motorcycle World Championship race is Spanish: Ana Carrasco, 20, goes down in history

SPAIN'S Ana Carrasco is the first-ever female to win a world championship motorcycle race in a sport that continues to be male-dominated.

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Spain to expel North Korean ambassador over nuclear stance

Spain on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country by September 30 in protest over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, which it has criticised as "a serious threat to peace".

- France24 - FR

Catalonia will face 'brutal impoverishment' as an independent state, warns Spain

Catalonia would suffer "brutal" impoverishment if it splits from Spain, with a deep plunge in its economic output, Spain's economy minister warned Monday ahead of a disputed independence referendum in the region.

- The Local - ES

Dozens of Spanish flights grounded in Ryanair cancellation chaos

The budget airline has announced plans to cancel between 40 and 50 flights every day for the next six weeks due to a shortage of pilots.

- The Local - ES

Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program

The United States has been urging countries to cut diplomatic ties with Pyongyang

- Washington Post - US

Barca's Dembele to undergo surgery today

BARCELONA, Sept 19 — Barcelona's record €105 million signing Ousmane Dembele will undergo surgery on the torn hamstring that has ruled him out of action for up to four months in Helsinki today. "Dembele travelled on Monday...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reuters Video: Barca coach Valverde blames Dembele inexperience for injury

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says Ousmane Dembele's inexperience was partly to blame for the hamstring injury which will keep him out of action for around four months. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

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