Ronald Koeman reacts to arrests over ‘Barcagate’ scandal
03 March 2021 | 8:30 am
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says that the 'Barcagate' scandal "is not good for the image of the club," but that for him former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who was arrested over the scandal, "has always been an exceptional person."
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We look at a Russian doping scandal involving a budding ice skating champion at the Winter Olympics. Also in Russia, a teenager is sentenced to prison for trying to blow up the Russian intelligence agency in a video game. Plus, a woman says the viral word game Wordle saved her from a terrifying home invasion and finally, we bring you the darling of the US Olympic curling team!
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15 May 2022
Paz Esteban was replaced after a controversy over the use of the Pegasus spyware to hack top Spanish officials' cellphones, as well as spying on Catalan separatists.
21 May 2022
Papers in Spain brace for the first visit of former king Juan Carlos since he went into exile amid investigations of tax evasion. In France, a parliamentary candidate from Emmanuel Macron's party who was convicted of domestic violence has been forced to withdraw after the controversy overwhelmed the party. Papers in the US hail the landmark equal pay deal agreed between the men's and women's football teams. Plus, should elephants be considered human?
28 May 2022
We take a look at discussions in the papers over when and how the war in Ukraine will finally end. We also look at some scathing cartoons over inaction on gun control in the US. We then find out about the latest art scandal to hit France, which is worthy of a crime novel, according to French daily Libération. Finally, we discuss the latest in sex news: from amnesia-inducing sex to sexual wellness retreats that are becoming increasingly popular.
7 Jul 2022
The Bavarian town of Altötting has long claimed to have the region's purest water. Nowadays many people think twice about consuming the water here. Studies have shown it's contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, which might cause cancer.
8 Jul 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally resigned as the United Kingdom's prime minister. His premiership was defined by one scandal after another.
29 Jul 2022
More controversial images have been found at a show racked by accusations of incompetence and antisemitism. Some say the whole event should simply be shuttered.
1 Aug 2022
From the 1970s into the 1990s, thousands of UK residents were infected with HIV and hepatitis C after receiving contaminated blood transfusions. Politicians are being called on to finally pay damages to victims.
The scandal drew national attention in China and protests by disgruntled customers in July were violently quashed. Authorities in Henan now say they have arrested 234 people and made progress recovering the funds.
We begin by looking at the British front pages after Liz Truss is named prime minister. Also, Libération looks at how professional sports can reduce their carbon footprint in the wake of Paris Saint-Germain's scandal about private jets. Plus, Kylian Mbappé speaks to the New York Times. Finally, a chimpanzee who escaped from a zoo in Ukraine is brought back to safety!
Anger is growing in Japan over the upcoming state funeral for Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. The former prime minister had links to the Unification Church, a controversial religious organisation based in South Korea.
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Germany is restructuring its agriculture to make one-third of all farms organic by 2030. But as inflation rises, farmers are demanding more government support. They are set to flock to Berlin to make their voices heard.
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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said the documents were from Biden's past roles as US vice president and senator.
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Seven months after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion activists are pushing for stricter limits on the procedure at the state and national level.
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Turkey said the move was in response to Sweden's decision to allow a far-right protest near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Sweden needs Turkey's approval to join the NATO military alliance.
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Peru's Ministry of Culture said the closure of the tourist site came to "preserve the safety of the visitors." Violent protests have continued since the removal and arrest of leftist former President Pedro Castillo.
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West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles de Gaulle signed the Elysee Treaty 60 years ago, marking the end of an ancient enmity. Now the friendship needs to be revived.