Friday, 15 December, 2017

Barcelona

FOUR individuals, including an elderly woman, have sustained minor injuries after an unknown assailant shot at them with an air gun.   The group were...

THE Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, is under immense pressure to resign following the action of the Spanish National Police in Catalunya. A Twitter...

Nadal issued a stern warning to Catalonia as the tennis legend attacked plans to hold a banned referendum on Catalan independence from Spain.

'The security of passengers and crew our main priority,' say Costa Cruceros
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GUARDIA Civil have shot rubber bullets at voters taking part in the Catalunya independence referendum. Tensions are rising as voters across the region are attempting...

Euphoric crowds in Catalunya Square celebrated a conclusive victory in the referendum with preliminary results suggesting 90% of counted ballots favoured independence. The results were...

Finance flight worries as CaixaBank and Sabadell see shares plummet

VIDEO footage has emerged of Spanish cops violently suppressing the Catalunya referendum. https://twitter.com/owenjones84/status/914428679815614464 In videos shared by the Guardian journalist Owen Jones, Cops can be seen...

Catalan leader urged not to split from Spain as fears grow over economy

POLICE from Spain's Civil Guard have occupied the Centro de Telecomunicaciones y Tecnologias de la Información (CTTI) in Barcelona in an attempt to shut...

OVER six hundred Malagueñans gathered in a last minute show of fervent Spanish unity ahead of the Catalonian referendum on Sunday. The gathering was organised...

BARCELONA'S La Liga fixture against Las Palmas has gone ahead behind closed doors after political unrest in the Catalan city following today's referendum. Reports suggest...
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Cruise ships hired to house police reinforcements heading to Barcelona

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont set to declare independence at Monday's session

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive

Spanish PM says Madrid could adopt direct rule over Catalunya

THE Catalonian police – the Mossos d'Esquadra - has been instructed by Spain’s Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña (TSJC) to prevent Sunday’s referendum from...

Puigdemont slams Rajoy 'repression' in last-minute letter as crisis deepens further

THEY say the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain. Judging by the way the rain fell in Barcelona today perhaps the old rules...

Josep Lluís Trapero could face 15 years in prison for defying orders to halt referendum

Monarch accuses Carles Puigdemont and independence groups of 'undermining society'

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that his country opposes Catalunya independence, calling the idea 'foolish.' His comments came as Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy...

Jubilant crowds gather in Barcelona as Mariano Rajoy appeals for calm
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WITNESSES in Catalunya have reported excessive use of force by police. According to Sky News, police used their batons to attack residents who were sitting...

Farmers have descended on Barcelona in their tractors to park them in front of polling stations ahead of Sunday's vote.

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denies 'coup' by Madrid

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