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January 7, 2019 9:21 AM Andres Iniesta: Former Barcelona midfielder criticised for posing with two people in blackface

Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has been criticised after posting a photograph of himself with two people in blackface as part of Epiphany celebrations in Spain. Two of the group are painted black - the role of Balthazar is often played by a white man in blackface in Spain. Iniesta, who plays for Vissel Kobe in Japan, has not responded 75

January 7, 2019 9:00 AM Transfer balls: Arsenal wait to ‘welcome’ £8m Denis Suarez

Having welcomed Denis Suarez to Arsenal, the Daily Mirror now tells its readers: “Barcelona are determined not to sell Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez, 25, to Arsenal.” So which is it – the Mirror can’t be right both times? But this is Transfer Balls, where anything goes. Over to the Sun, then, where the Mirror’s “£20million Arsenal target” is on his way to the Gunners 67

January 6, 2019 8:19 PM Transfer Balls: Arsenal swoop for Barcelona sub Denis Suarez

More from the twilight world of football transfer reporting as the Mirror tells readers: “Welcome to Arsenal Denis Suarez.” One problem with the scoop is that Spaniard hasn’t left Barcelona. He’s not signed for Arsenal. The Mirror goes on to tell readers that Suarez is a Gooner because he was “pulled” from Barcelona’s team for their match with Getafe 70

January 6, 2019 5:41 PM Viva La Revolution! Fidel Castro’s grandson flaunts wealth on VERY flashy Instagram page

FIDEL Castros’ grandson has taken to social media to flaunt his ridiculous wealth and lavish lifestyle in a communist country where the vast majority of families rely on food rations to survive. Tony Castro’s Instagram account shows him jet-setting around the globe, partying with friends and relaxing in Cuidad del Carmen, a hip resort in Mexico. In one snap, the aspiring 134

January 3, 2019 8:41 PM Arsenal transfer balls: Ramsey signs for Juventus and stays at the Gunners

The Sun says Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey has signed a contract with Juventus. The headline is unequivocal: “GUNNERS NEWS 7pm Arsenal news: Ramsey signs Juventus contract.” News of Ramsey’s transfer is on the Sun’s website and primed for Google News: The problem is that it’s not true. Ramsey hasn’t signed for Juve. He hasn’t signed for anyone. Deep into its story 58

December 24, 2018 6:56 PM Measles outbreak: Tourists on alert as six diagnosed after taking flights in Europe

SIX people have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, sparking fears that the disease is on the rise in Europe. Five flight attendants and one passenger have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, according to the head of preventive medicine at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, Antoni Trilla. Writing on Twitter, Mr Trilla said that those affected travelled 94

December 21, 2018 5:41 PM Barcelona protests: Catalonians clash with police as they demand independence from Madrid

BARCELONA protesters clashed with Spanish police on Friday as they marched for Catalonia independence from Madrid ahead of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visit. Spanish demonstrators wearing high-viz vests replicated the Gilet-Jaunes protests which swept through France and Belgium earlier this month. Around 30 police officers were injured during the violent 110

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Barcelona PROTESTS: Spain chaos as Catalan separatists RIOT at Spanish PM’s arrival

CATALAN separatists have clashed with riot police in Barcelona with the region on high alert over fears of more violence. Officers dragged masked protesters from roads on Friday as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez held crunch talks in the Catalan capital on the independence crisis. Demonstrators wearing high-viz vests sat on the AP7 highway, which 231

December 14, 2018 7:09 PM Pop star Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

The Colombian star denies the prosecutors' claim that she listed the Bahamas as her official address while living in Spain. According to the charges, the Colombian pop star allegedly listed the Bahamas as her official address for tax purposes during that period but was living in Spain with her partner, Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique. Prosecutors claim 106

December 14, 2018 7:45 AM The Bi Life’s Michael Gunning and Ryan Clearly share coming out stories

The Bi Life stars Michael Gunning and Ryan Clearly are sharing their gay and bisexual coming out stories. PinkNews spoke to the reality stars about their coming out stories and personal experiences with their sexuality. Before coming out publicly as bisexual on The Bi Life, Ryan Cleary realised he fancied guys “when I hit puberty” but didn’t come out to anyone 233