Friday, February 23, 2018

BREAKING FREE: Catalans celebrate historic referendum victory after brutal day of violence

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...

SURREAL: Barcelona play to empty stadium after referendum unrest

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...

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...

HORRIFYING: Corbyn condems referendum violence as Catalan injury toll nears 350

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

‘BETRAYAL’: Spanish public prosecutor vows to act against the Catalan police for inaction

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

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...

WATCH: Spanish police violently suppress voters in Catalunya referendum

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...

CHAOS: Voting begins across Catalunya as Spanish National police turn violent

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...

IN PHOTOS: Blood spilled as Catalunya referendum kicks off

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...

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...

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...

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...

SATURDAY NIGHT UPDATE: Government believe polling station shutdown has been a success

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...

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...

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...

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...

DANGEROUS GAME: Referendum activists shot at in Manlleu

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

ULTIMATUM: Spain’s Superior Court orders Catalans occupying polling stations to leave by Sunday morning

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...

RAMPING UP: Tensions flare as farmers plough into Barcelona on tractors ahead of Catalunya referendum

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

Mayor of Barcelona calls on EU to intervene on Catalunya referendum

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.

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...

Crowds cheer Guardia Civil convoy heading to Catalunya as independence crisis deepens

Cruise ships hired to house police reinforcements heading to Barcelona

Rafael Nadal hits out at Catalunya referendum saying Spain is ‘stronger together’

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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