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Neymar broke the news that he was leaving Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain at Lionel Messi's wedding, according to his former team-mate Xavi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron voiced strong support for Madrid in the Catalan independence crisis on Thursday, backing the Spanish government’s response to the country’s worst political crisis in decades.
Spain will enact Article 155 of the Constitution which allows Madrid to suspend Catalonia's autonomy, the prime minister's office said in a statement.
If Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy persists “in preventing dialogue” and follows up on a threat to strip Catalonia of its autonomy, the Catalan parliament will declare independence, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said.
The Algeria Football Federation have announced Algerian football legend Rabah Madjer as their new national team coach.
Spain's political showdown with Catalonia appears set to boil over on Thursday as a deadline to clarify the region's independence intentions arrives.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists he cannot imagine "Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona" but has admitted concern at the political crisis sweeping Spain amid Catalonia's drive for independence.
Spain said Wednesday it would take the unprecedented step of seeking to suspend Catalonia's autonomy if the region's leader does not abandon his independence bid, on the eve of his deadline to give a final answer.
Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid's meeting with Tottenham in two weeks' time is "like a final" following their 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain.
Spain will seek to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy unless the region’s leader abandons his push for independence, the country’s deputy prime minister said Wednesday, 24 hours before Madrid’s deadline.
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says his players are operating at "70% less this season" because of their heavy playing schedule.
Everton boss Ronald Koeman insists the club's owners' faith in him is unwavering, despite a poor start to the season.
Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.
Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online.
At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.
A young protester was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP.
A 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbour to death.
The N500 million libel suit filed by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, against Olisa Metuh, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spokesperson, is set to proceed to trial at the Ikeja High Court.
The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that some unidentified men are infecting children with Monkey pox virus in the name of vaccination.
North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.