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Lionel Messi marked his 400th LaLiga appearance with an early goal as leaders Barcelona beat Levante 3-0 at the Nou Camp to restore their nine-point advantage.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said he could not argue with the decision to show Diego Costa a second yellow card for celebrating a goal with the fans in Saturday's 2-0 win at home to Getafe but added that the striker had "transmitted fear" on his first La Liga game since returning to the club.
Atletico Madrid unleashed Diego Costa in La Liga on Saturday and the controversial centre-forward scored the winner before being sent off in a 2-0 home win over regional rivals Getafe.
Diego Simeone is planning to partner Diego Costa in attack alongside Antoine Griezmann, but the Atletico Madrid head coach will try different solutions to strike a balance in the team.
Two penalties helped Real Madrid to a healthy 3-0 win in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey tie with second-tier Numancia on Thursday, while Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw as the La Liga giants rested their stars.
Barcelona's record signing Ousmane Dembele is set to return from a long injury lay-off in Thursday's Copa del Rey match against Celta Vigo.
Atletico Madrid unveiled new signings Diego Costa and Vitolo on Sunday as the Spanish club’s transfer ban finally comes to an end.
Egypt star Mohamed Salah led an African goal charge in the English Premier League with his 21st of the season for Liverpool in a 3-3 thriller at Arsenal.
The defining image of the previous “Clasico’’ in the league last April was the sight of Lionel Messi defiantly showing the back of his shirt to the baying Real Madrid crowd.
Barcelona opened up an 11-point La Liga lead over Real Madrid ahead of next weekend's Clasico between the Spanish giants as Luis Suarez and Paulinho each scored twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday.
Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant.
Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.
Six communities around Kangimi Dam in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have called on the state government to quickly repair the damaged walls of the dam to avert imminent disaster.
The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission on Wednesday distributed cash to 560 victims of fire outbreaks in the state.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators and has them competing for a “prize.”
The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.
U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled a visit to London scheduled for early this year, saying he was disappointed with the “Obama administration having sold” the U.S. embassy in the British capital.
The Police Command in Cross River on Thursday said it had arrested eight suspects in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Mr Michael James, who was murdered on Dec. 25, 2017 in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service has announced its plans to retire 577 of its officers.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed six fuel stations in Anambra for allegedly hoarding and selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre.