Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Strike grips Barcelona after independence referendum police violence

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

King Felipe of Spain slams Catalan authorities in unprecedented national address

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

UNPRECEDENTED: Up to 500,000 Catalans take to the streets to protect remaining polling stations

Huge crowds have answered calls from referendum organizers and turned up hours before voting is set to start to protect remaining polling stations. Local radio...

Michelin star chef defends high price of food at his restaurant in Spain

Albert Adria says €220 is a good price for a meal at his famous restaurant Enigma in Barcelona

Spanish court bans Catalan parliament meeting in bid to block independence moves

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

Thousands march in pro-unity Barcelona demo as Catalan government hints at delay to independence declaration

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

Madrid moves to take control of Catalan institutions as Puigdemont threatened with jail

Around 150 Catalan ministers to lose jobs as Rajoy activates Article 155

ONE LAST THING: Barcelonians give their final thoughts before they head to the polls

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...

Reports of police brutality at Catalunya referendum as photos of bloodied locals emerge

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...

Catalan police head investigated for sedition as independence crisis deepens

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

Police shoot Catalan independence voters with rubber bullets as ‘illegal’ referendum turns violent

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Carles Puigdemont delays making immediate Catalan independence declaration

Catalan leader seeks dialogue with Madrid but states region's right to be 'independent state'

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont in Belgium and could make political asylum claim

'We're keeping all options open', says axed leader's lawyer

Catalan parliament to meet as direct rule imposed by Spanish government

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denies 'coup' by Madrid

Donald Trump says Catalunya independence ‘foolish’, repeatedly calls Spain prime minister Mariano Rajoy ‘president’

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...

Thousands of Catalans attend candlelit protest for arrested separatist leaders

Barcelona crowd backs Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez as direct-rule deadline looms

BETTER TOGETHER: Passionate rally takes place outside Malaga Town Hall ahead of Catalonian Referendum

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...

WATCH: Spanish police violently suppress voters in Catalunya referendum

VIDEO footage has emerged of Spanish cops violently suppressing the Catalunya referendum. In videos shared by the Guardian journalist Owen Jones, Cops can be seen...

Mariano Rajoy gives Carles Puigdemont eight-day deadline to drop Catalan independence bid

Human Rights Watch calls for investigation over police referendum 'excessive' force

Mariano Rajoy demands clarity from Carles Puigdemont over Catalan independence

Spanish PM says Madrid could adopt direct rule over Catalunya

RESIGN RAJOY: Huge Twitter campaign demands Spanish PM steps down

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...

Sabadell moves HQ to Alicante as Caixa eyes Mallorca switch over Catalan independence fears

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive

HUSH HUSH: Spanish Government continues communications crackdown in Catalonia

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...

EVERYDAY HEROES: Teachers play unheralded yet vital role in Catalan referendum

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...

Cruising for a bruising – tourists warned to avoid Barcelona ‘civil disturbances’

'The security of passengers and crew our main priority,' say Costa Cruceros


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