Barcelona phone booth library vandalised a day after opening

Barely a day after it opened, Barcelona’s smallest lending library has been forced to close after it was attacked by vandals. Barcelona’s last surviving telephone booth, which has been converted into a miniature book exchange, information centre and mobile charging…

FIFA confirms Munir El Haddadi’s switch from Spain to Morocco

The long saga of whether Munir El Haddadi can change his national allegiance from Spain to Morocco is finally over after football’s world governing body Fifa confirmed his switch on Friday. The 25-year-old has spent years trying in vain to…

Joachim Low’s future under threat as Spain smash Germany 6-0

Joachim Low’s future as Germany boss is under threat ahead of the European Championships after Spain inflicted the biggest competitive defeat in the country’s history with a 6-0 drubbing on Tuesday night. Germany were hoping to book their place in…

*Over three weeks after, I still carry bullets in my body – Lekki Toll Gate shooting survivor (Punch)*We never used live ammunition on #EndSARS protesters – Nigerian Army tells panel (Guardian)

Over three weeks after, I still carry bullets in my body – Lekki Toll Gate shooting survivor (Punch) One of the survivors of the shooting that marred the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, Meshack Esanibi, says the…

Formula 1 season to start with eight races in Europe

The 2020 Formula 1 season will start in Austria on 5 July, the first of a run of eight races in Europe. An F1 statement said the championship would begin across three consecutive weekends – two in Austria on 5…

COVID-19: Spain to end women’s football season

Spain’s women’s football season is on the verge of being cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with champions in each tier being declared based on the standings before the campaign was halted, the country’s football federation (RFEF) has said.…

*Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) *Parents, educators unite to protect children from sexual predators (ThisDay)

Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) The Director General, Lagos Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, has called on corporations and businesses to ensure all safety and precautionary measures while they embark on the gradual easing of the…

La Liga clubs pledge €200m to other sports, lower leagues

Clubs in Spain’s top two divisions have agreed to give an additional 200 million euros (176.4 million pounds) over the next four years to boost Spanish sports. The fund would also assist lower league football, the league’s organising body, La…

Spain loses 394 to pandemic in 24 hours

Spain plans to extend its state of emergency for another 15 days, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced, as the number of Covid-19 deaths soars in the country. Sanchez, who addressed citizens in a televised briefing on Sunday, after meeting with…

Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded another 10 positive cases of coronavirus, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said on Saturday. “Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT,” Ehanire said in a tweet. “That is a total of…

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