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Prankster conned his way onto the vehicle ahead of the Spanish club's Champions League tie with Manchester City

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Manchester City vs Barcelona - LIVE: Follow all the action and goals from the Champions League last-16 as it happens

Follow every incident from the Etihad and goal updates from Juventus v Dortmund

Sergio Aguero vs Lionel Messi: How does the Manchester City striker compare to the Barcelona star?

Aguero might be the best in England - but he doesn't come close to Messi

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Manchester City vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Co set to be paid £12 for every minute of tonight's Champions League match

The facts and figures that show just how much players from Barcelona and Manchester City will be paid for tonight's game

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Koke to Manchester City: Here's the reasons why the Atletico Madrid midfielder will not be heading to the Premier League

Reports have linked the Spain international with a move to Manchester in the summer

Paul Pogba, Mats Hummels, Lionel Messi and Alvaro Morata
Lionel Messi trains at the Etihad

Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique in late-night casino furore involving Cesc Fabregas ahead of Manchester City vs Barcelona

Messi’s justification for visiting a casino 11 hours before the Barça squad’s flight to Manchester is thought to be that he was visiting Fabregas

Luis Suarez returns: Despite lack of goals since Liverpool exit, team-work and tea have seen striker settle at Barcelona

The £75m signing has only four La Liga goals but his unselfish running, high number of assists, plus shared love of herbal drinks with Messi, have won acceptance at the Nou Camp

Manchester City know the time is ripe to finally break into Champions League elite - starting with tie against Barcelona

ANALYSIS: Demands of Abu Dhabi owners mean Pellegrini’s side must beat troubled Barça and reach quarter-finals for the first time

Manchester City vs Barcelona combined XI: Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero are in, but who are the high profile omissions?

Manchester City take on Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions League

Samir Nasri believes Manchester City showed Barcelona too much respect last season

Manchester City vs Barcelona: Samir Nasri believes City showed 'too much respect' last season, but won't make the same mistake

City suffered defeat at this stage last year but midfielder Nasri believes they are much better placed to challenge the Catalan side

Yaya Toure: If we beat Barcelona, we can get to the final, says Manchester City midfielder

Ivorian midfielder confident Barcelona will be their biggest obstacle

Andres Iniesta: David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri could make it into the Barcelona team

Barcelona midfielder says his team will have to be at their best to beat City

Manchester City vs Barcelona: Champions League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Champions League fixture at the Etihad

Sergio Aguero and David Silva, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez and Matheus

Champions League: Manchester City vs Barcelona and Arsenal vs Monaco - what time do they start and where can I watch them?

A look ahead to the two remaining Champions League last-16 first legs that feature Premier League sides

Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Olivier Giroud, David Silva, Joey Barton and Jose Mourinho

Six things we learnt this weekend: Arsenal come out on top, Jose Mourinho will never be happy, Liverpool put Manchester United in trouble

Barton could cost QPR dear, Allardyce fumes but Song should know better and City won't give up easily

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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003