Friday, 20 October, 2017

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

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

Pedro Sanchez and Mariano Rajoy unite as Madrid prepares to take direct rule

Soldiers made books from bandages in Catalunya’s Montserrat monastery in 1938

CATALUNYA'S independence referendum has begun in earnest this morning, despite Spanish national police brutality and technical issues. Catalans occupied polling stations and the space outside...

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

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive

Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau has called on the European Union to intervene in Catalunya's referendum and blames Rajoy's government for worsening the situation.

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...

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils. Joseph...

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...

Union leaders call for general srike as Barcelona protesters voice anger at police

Carles Puigdemont set to pull back from independence push in key speech this week

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...

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...

The Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Catalunya (TSJC) have vowed that due to the inactivity of the Catalonian Police - the Mossos d'Esquadra - during...

A SPOKESPERSON for the Catalan regional government has stated that at least 337 people have been injured so far in clashes with police as...
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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...

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...

PHOTOS circulating on social media are allegedly showing the bloody outcome of Catalunya's independence referendum. The photos show bloodied locals being walked away by police...

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

CATALEXIT, as it has been dubbed, is a big deal all round. As the country’s most prosperous region, Catalonia is a treasury for 19% of...

Finance flight worries as CaixaBank and Sabadell see shares plummet

Barcelona crowd backs Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez as direct-rule deadline looms
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Cruise ships hired to house police reinforcements heading to Barcelona

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