Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Barcelona

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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...

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...

GOVERNMENT figures in Madrid are increasingly confident they have struck a huge blow to Catalan secessionists ahead of tomorrow’s vote. Enric Millo, the central government’s...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

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...

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...
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Cruise ships hired to house police reinforcements heading to Barcelona

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

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