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Thousands of travelers affected in Europe by Ryanair strike

Sep. 28, 2018 6:59 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Thousands of travelers in Europe saw their plans disrupted Friday after airline Ryanair cancelled more than 200 flights because of strikes by cabin crew in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy and Germany. The budget airline says it had informed passengers of possible disruptions ahead of...

Messi sets another record in Spain as Barcelona loses points

Sep. 23, 2018 6:22 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi set the record for the most Spanish league appearances by a non-Spanish player on Sunday, but the Argentine's goal couldn't prevent 10-man Barcelona from dropping its first points of the season in a 2-2 draw with Girona. Messi, the league's all-time leading scorer,...

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

Sep. 19, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus, leaving the Portugal star in tears as he walked off the pitch. Ronaldo was dismissed in the 29th minute of Juve's match at Valencia on Wednesday after tangling with Jeison Murillo. The score was goalless...

Huesca takes early lead against Barcelona before losing 8-2

Sep. 2, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Newly promoted Huesca enjoyed short-lived celebrations on Sunday after stunning Barcelona with a goal just three minutes into their Spanish league game. But Lionel Messi provided a harsh reality check with two goals as the defending champions went on to demolish Huesca 8-2 at Camp...

PSG signs defender Bernat and striker Choupo-Moting

Aug. 31, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain left it late to make two signings before the French league's transfer window shut on Friday — and also released a batch of players. The French champion bought Spain defender Juan Bernat from Bayern Munich, thus resolving a problem at left back. PSG was without a...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

Aug. 30, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND The pressure on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will ratchet up if the team loses at Burnley on Sunday for a third straight defeat in the Premier League. United has lost to Brighton and Tottenham in its last two games —...

In Spain, renewed efforts to appease victims of dictatorship

Aug. 28, 2018 2:36 PM EDT

PATERNA, Spain (AP) — Remedios Ferrer scrutinizes a pit where forensic archaeologists are brushing away dusty soil and white traces of quicklime, unearthing four fractured skulls amid a mass of bones and decaying clothes. Her anarchist grandfather, Mariano Brines, was summarily executed by a firing squad...