Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators waving pro-independence flags and chanting "freedom for political prisoners" joined marches across Catalonia on Friday, the fifth day of protests against the jailing of nine separatist leaders over a failed bid to break away from Spain in 2017.
On Saturday night, Barcelona had Lionel Messi back within its ranks for the first time in La Liga this season. But it made little difference. This Barca side has problems that that even the captain can't resolve.
Barcelona has begun installing its first shipping container homes just a stone’s throw from La Rambla, the famous thoroughfare in the city center, in a bid to provide emergency housing for people who have been evicted or otherwise driven out of the neighborhood by gentrification.