Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Thousands of Catalans attend candlelit protest for arrested separatist leaders

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

Rare book printed by Spanish Civil War Republicans goes on display

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

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

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'

Carles Puigdemont set for key speech on independence crisis to Catalan parliament

Catalan leader urged not to split from Spain as fears grow over economy

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

Thousands march at rallies across Spain to urge political talks over Catalan crisis

Rival pro-unity rallies held in Madrid and Palma de Mallorca

Tony Blair could be in line for mediator role in Catalan indpendence crisis

EU and Spanish officials pick former prime minister as possible mediator

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

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive

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

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

Sabadell bank bosses plot HQ move from Catalunya over independence fears

Finance flight worries as CaixaBank and Sabadell see shares plummet

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

King Felipe of Spain slams Catalan authorities in unprecedented national address

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

Strike grips Barcelona after independence referendum police violence

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

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...
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