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Five things we learned from the Premier League

Manchester City took a huge step towards the Premier League title with a vital victory at rivals Manchester United.

Manchester derby win a triumph of honesty – Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola said Manchester City's triumph in the Manchester derby was a victory for the honesty of his players and their football following criticism from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Five things to look out for in La Liga

Real Madrid will have to overcome a mounting list of injuries and suspensions if they are to keep themselves in the La Liga title race when Sevilla visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho refuses to rule out January move

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho has refused to commit his future to the Premier League club, saying he does not know whether he will be the subject of a transfer bid in January.

45,000 pro-Catalonia protesters march for deposed president Carles Puigdemont

A sea of around 45,000 pro-Catalonia protesters demonstrated in Brussels on Thursday to show support for the region’s deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support its drive for independence from Spain.

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to avoid slip-ups

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is desperate to avoid any slip-ups from his side as he targets a place in the Champions League knockout stages with the odds heavily stacked in their favour.

Spain makes one of ‘Europe’s biggest’ cocaine busts

Spanish authorities have netted nearly six tonnes of high-grade cocaine worth 210 million euros ($249 million), in one of the biggest seizures of the drug ever made in Europe, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Spain drops European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Spain has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for Catalonia’s sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, who fled to Belgium after the regional parliament declared unilateral independence, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

Catalan election campaign kicks off with some candidates still jailed

Catalan political parties officially kicked off their campaign for a December 21 regional election on Tuesday, with separatist candidates either in exile or in jail and polls pointing to a tight race.

Javier Mascherano still needed at Barcelona – Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has closed the door on Javier Mascherano leaving the Catalan giants in January due to Barca’s lack of fit centre-backs, despite the defender suggesting that he wanted to end his time at the club.

Spanish judge refuses to free four Catalan leaders as elections near

Catalonia’s sacked vice president Oriol Junqueras and three other separatist leaders will remain in prison pending a probe over their role in the region’s independence drive, a judge decided Monday, just as Catalan elections approach.

I would like Paul Pogba to play in Manchester derby – Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola would like Paul Pogba to play in next week's Manchester derby at Old Trafford and does not believe the influential United midfielder wants City stars to be struck down by injury.

Barcelona skipper Andres Iniesta sidelined by calf strain

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta will miss Tuesday's Champions League meeting with Sporting Lisbon, the Catalan giants confirmed on Sunday.

Barcelona step up pursuit of Brazilian prodigy Arthur

Barcelona have stepped up their interest in Gremio central midfielder Arthur, Goal reports.

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PDP covention: No victor, no vanquished – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has appealed to all those that contested and lost at the convention not to feel bad, saying there was no victor and no vanquished.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018,they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Mega Watts in the country.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli pardons child rapists

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Arsene Wenger won’t sell players to increase their World Cup hopes

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out the possibility of selling players in January to boost their World Cup hopes.

Why Southwest failed to produce PDP national chairman – Senator Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, on Monday revealed why South West lost at the party’s National Convention.

Oando to undergo forensic audit

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the forensic audit of Oando Plc, contrary to reports that the exercise stopped due to the suspension of the Director-General of the Commission, Mr Mounir Gwarzo.

Donald Trump tells Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas he will move US embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump has told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that he intends to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to Palestinian officials.

Nigerians must retake looted public wealth – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, has insisted that it was high time Nigerians rose up to ensure that all of the nation’s public assets that were looted through privatisation, concessioning, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the likes were taken back from the looters.