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Tim Parfitt
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Tim Parfitt 23m
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Lionel Messi collected a record fifth Golden Boot award on Tuesday for finishing last season as the top goalscorer in Europe.
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Spain’s Supreme Court held a preliminary hearing on Tuesday ahead of the start of a high-profile trial of 18 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role in last year’s failed independence bid.
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Just seen this in ⁦⁩. Anything Vox defends to win votes, Super Pablo’s party aims to now also defend it more vigorously. But why does flamenco need defending? Is it in danger of extinction?
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. confirm the departure of coach Jose Mourinho.
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Focus on France: after the ‘yellow vest’ protests, what next? Many of them have vowed to keep up the pressure, hoping their movement will become a more permanent fixture of the French political landscape. Will it?
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. in : 'Vox is going to win seats in regional & municipal elections, and Spanish parliament. It's a sign of the failure of the transition. We're still discussing in 2018 what to do with Franco’s grave. This means that something's not been done right in the past 40 years'
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Sky News Breaking 23h
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told MPs he will table a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the Brexit deal vote
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Spain in English 24h
The Catalan public broadcaster and raised over 10.7m euros in the fight against cancer in one day through their annual telethon, known as "La Maratò" .
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Spain in English Dec 17
Spain’s Guardia Civil have smashed an alleged people trafficking network which ‘operated like a travel agency’ and smuggled around 600 Moroccans into Spain by sea this year.
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Spain in English Dec 17
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FC Barcelona Dec 17
Schalke 04 🆚 Manchester City Atlético de Madrid 🆚 Juventus Manchester United 🆚 Paris Saint-Germain Tottenham 🆚 Borussia Dortmund Olympique Lyonnais 🆚 FC Barcelona AS Roma 🆚 FC Porto AFC Ajax 🆚 Real Madrid Liverpool FC 🆚 Bayern München
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Tim Parfitt Dec 16
That’s ’s 31st hat-trick in . Think about it. 31 hat-tricks. 31 ... incredible.
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Spain in English Dec 16
Focus on Cuba: in the battle for the hearts and minds of Cuban kids, football is threatening to topple baseball as the island’s most popular sport.
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Spain in English Dec 16
Two young migrants were rescued off Spain on Saturday after crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on a lorry tyre, the Spanish coastguard said.
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Tim Parfitt Dec 15
I'll keep saying it. These men and women should all be released immediately, . It's not going to resolve anything. It's not going to stop the Catalan independence movement. It's going to have totally the opposite effect.
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Catalan News Dec 14
Former Catalan minister Jordi Turull transferred to the infirmary in Lledoners prison, on day 14 of his hunger strike
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Spain in English Dec 14
Carrying a bold message of inclusion, transgender rights and a sharp rebuke to , Miss Spain’s Angela Ponce is blazing a trail as the first transgender contestant in 66-year history.
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Col·lectiu ComuniCATs Dec 13
Replying to @tjparfitt
: es viu molt bé a Catalunya, jo fa 10 anys que hi visc. Llavors per mi la qüestió és, si es viu tant bé pq voleu la independència? Què opineu sobre la cobertura mediàtica internacional?
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Tim Parfitt Dec 13
As I was in London, I went along to hear speak & answer questions (including many awkward ones, also from me) at . My take is this: whatever your views on Catalonia, he spoke eloquently & logically. I really couldn't fault him. This man should be listened to.
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