Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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...

EL CLASICO: 3,000 troops to police Spain’s most important football fixture as HUGE Catalan protests planned for Camp Nou

Fears of civil unrest caused the fixture, which was due to be played in October, to be rescheduled for this week

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of...

Two men arrested for driving their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1 building

TWO men have been arrested for getting their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1.

Spain to suspend Catalan autonomy from Saturday as independence declaration deadline passes

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

WATCH: Olive Press TV live in Barcelona on 6th day of protests

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British government issues alert for tourists travelling to Spain’s Barcelona after days of violent protests

THE UK government has updated its travel advice for Barcelona following more than a week of unruly protests.  Clashes between violent and organised protesters have...

Puigdemont rules out new Catalan elections to halt Article 155 as Spain’s Senate set to meet

Upper House set to approve move to strip Catalunya of its powers

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

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

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.

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

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

Tourist dies in Catalan airport chaos as riots paralyse Barcelona after Spain jails independence leaders

The airport had seen 45 flights cancelled yesterday and 100 on Monday due to violent clashes involving thousands of people

Living with Gaudi – Turkish art dealer builds home inside iconic tourist attraction

AN award-winning GAUDI building has been transformed into a stylish apartment thanks to a local design firm. Mimouca Barcelona used muted greys and blacks to...

Vegan activist who claimed to have saved 16 rabbits actually ‘killed nearly 100’ and left others with severed spines

In actuality, 90 bunnies had to be put down because they were left without a mother.

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...

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...

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...

IN PICS: Spectacular 15,000-year-old carvings uncovered in Spanish cave

They are said to be extremely fragile and can be damaged by merely being touched

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...

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency...

SNOW: Tornado smashes Menorca leaving 38,000 residents without power, while two people missing in northern Spain

Over 50 trees and poles collapsed in Menorca, leaving most people without power, while two hikers are still missing in northern Spain

CATALUNYA CRISIS: ‘I am a political prisoner’ says Catalan leader as 12 separatists go on trial in Spain

Around 90% of Catalan voters backed independence, but the turn-out at the polls was just 43%

Bar owner in Spain who said ‘I don’t want black people here’ fined €1,500 after refusing to let black...

On top of the fine, the bar owner will now also be banned from working in the leisure, teaching and sporting sectors for 30 months
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