Catalonia News

LaLiga: Barcelona, Rayo Vallecano, Atletico de Madrid ready for battle

Two upwardly mobile teams meet in Catalonia early Sunday afternoon, with hosts Girona having taken seven points from their last nine available in LaLiga, and visitors Valencia climbing up to seventh spot in the table thanks to an eight-match unbeaten run.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Mar 7, 2019

Injury clouds hover over Honda riders as MotoGP season kicks off

'Emotional instability' After a fruitless 2017 campaign, Lorenzo rebounded with three wins a year ago - in Italy, Catalonia and Austria - before injury wrecked the latter part of his season.

IOL , South Africa Mar 6, 2019

Eyes on Messi, Modric as Real Madrid, Barca clash | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

He would make himself even more popular with the Bernabeu faithful if he can inspire a victory over Real’s hated rivals from Catalonia.

The Guardian , Nigeria Mar 1, 2019

Shakira to be questioned over allegations of tax fraud

In a statement, the high court of Catalonia, where the singer lives with her partner, FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, said she had been summoned to appear before a judge in Esplugues de Llobregat.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 26, 2019

Shakira to face tax fraud accusation in Spanish court in June

Picture: Mike Segar/Reuters Madrid - Colombian singer Shakira has been called to appear in a Spanish court on June 12 to face accusations of failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($16.5 million) in tax, the court in the Catalonia region said on Tuesday.

IOL , South Africa Feb 26, 2019

Singer Shakira to face tax fraud accusation in Spanish court in June

MADRID - Colombian singer Shakira has been called to appear in a Spanish court on 12 June to face accusations of failing to pay €14.5 million (£12.5 million) in tax, the court in the Catalonia region said on Tuesday.

EWN , South Africa Feb 25, 2019

Catalonia protesters burn tires, block highways over separatist trial

Eleven highways in Catalonia were affected by the protests, police reported, adding that they were working to keep traffic flowing.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Concern as misfiring Suarez’s goals dry up

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Catalonia protesters burn tires, block highways over separatist trial

Eleven highways in Catalonia were affected by the protests, police reported, adding that they were working to keep traffic flowing.

EWN , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Placards outside Montserrat Monastery expose abuse in Spanish Church

MONTSERRAT, Spain (Reuters) - Tourists and worshippers visiting Catalonia’s imposing mountain-side Montserrat Monastery on a sunny Sunday this month appeared to pay little heed to two men with placards demanding that the local abbot be defrocked for covering up sexual abuse.

Reuters , Africa Feb 19, 2019