May 14, 2016

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Barcelona pip rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title on last day –
Barcelona pipped bitter rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title thanks to a Luis Suarez hat-trick at Granada. Barca’s fifth victory in a row ensured they won the league by one point from Real, who beat Deportivo La Coruna 2-0. Suarez tapped in, powered home a header and slotted Neymar’s pass to give him La Liga’s golden boot with 40 goals. [BBC]
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Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine’s Jamala wins competition –
Ukraine’s Jamala has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden.
The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, about the deportation of Crimean Tatars under Josef Stalin. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia – which was the favourite going into the competition – was third with 491 points. Jamala is the first ever Crimean Tatar to perform at the contest and caused controversy ahead of the show over her political song. The song references the year when Stalin deported almost all of the ethnic group from its native region of Crimea in what was then Soviet Russia (later to become part of Ukraine). [BBC]
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Spanish BBVA La Liga Table 2015-16

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Barcelona 38 29 4 5 112 29 +83 91
2 Real Madrid 38 28 6 4 110 34 +76 90
3 Atlético Madrid 38 28 4 6 63 18 +45 88
4 Villarreal 37 18 10 9 44 33 +11 64
5 Athletic Bilbao 38 18 8 12 58 45 +13 62
6 Celta Vigo 38 17 9 12 50 58 −8 60
7 Sevilla 38 14 10 14 51 50 +1 52
8 Real Sociedad 38 13 9 16 45 48 −3 48
9 Málaga 37 11 12 14 34 34 0 45
10 Las Palmas 37 12 8 17 44 49 −5 44
11 Valencia 38 11 11 16 46 48 −2 44
12 Eibar 37 11 10 16 47 57 −10 43
13 Deportivo La Coruña 38 8 18 12 45 62 −17 42
14 Real Betis 37 10 12 15 31 50 −19 42
15 Espanyol 37 11 7 19 36 72 −36 40
16 Granada 38 10 9 19 46 68 −22 39
17 Getafe 37 9 9 19 36 65 −29 36
18 Sporting Gijón 37 9 9 19 38 62 −24 36
19 Rayo Vallecano 37 8 11 18 49 72 −23 35
20 Levante 37 8 8 21 36 67 −31 32

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