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Spain’s state of emergency curbs ‘will not end in Catalunya’ – report

CATALUNYA is planning to bring in a new law next week to allow it to carry on with the curfew and other restrictions to...

Holy crap! World’s first caganer shop opens in Spain’s Barcelona

THEY are as much a part of Christmas in Catalonia as the pessebre, or nativity scene. Now these curious figures, which depict everyone from Boris...

Spain’s Catalunya to relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday

CATALUNYA will relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday by allowing citizens to travel anywhere in the region and permitting bars and restaurants to open during...

Weekend lockdowns on the cards for Spain’s Catalunya in fight against COVID-19

The confinement would affect Saturday and Sundays, the two days where typically thousands of people travel to their second homes or meet up with family and friends for days out

Catalan bill to bring in rent controls slammed as ‘unconstitutional’

A BILL to control rents has been dubbed ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ by a property owners’ pressure group. ASVAL, the Association of Owners of Homes for...

Catalan separatist leader demands investigation into Spanish phone hacking scandal

A LEADING Catalan Minister has demanded the Spanish government publicly investigates alleged phone hacking. Roger Torrent, a key backer of Catalan's break-away efforts from mainland...

Police in Spain launch probe when man complains condoms were too short for him

A DISAPPOINTED man put in an official complaint when he bought condoms that turned out to be too small for him. He had purchased what...

Police launch manhunt after British woman raped in Spain

SPANISH police are hunting a man who allegedly raped a 21-year-old British woman. The victim reported she was attacked in the Costa Brava resort of...

Barcelona opera house reopens with concert for plants

BARCELONA’S Liceu opera house is reopening on Monday (June 22) with a concert in front of a planted audience. Attendees won’t need to bother with...

Protests break out in Spain as Nissan confirms closure of Barcelona plants with loss of 3,000 jobs

THOUSANDS of workers have been protesting outside the gates of Nissan's Barcelona plant after receiving confirmation that it will close. Around 3,000 redundancies will be...

CORONAVIRUS: Towns cut off by police in Spain as residents threatened with €60,000 fines for disobeying quarantine orders

SEVERAL towns surrounding Barcelona have been cut off by authorities in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Igualada, Vilanova del Cami, Santa Margarida...

Catalan separatist leader battling extradition from Scotland says she will face ‘show trial’ if sent back to Spain

The University of St Andrews professor said she faced a ‘show trial’ if the UK sends her to trial in Spain

Spain’s favourite car company Seat CLOSES Catalonia factory as general strike paralyses Barcelona

Almost half of the workers at the factory (7000) have been told to stay at home, after Seat cancelled five shifts.

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

WATCH: Barcelona police throw old lady to ground and punch man in face, while another loses eye in violent...

Shocking footage posted online appears to show police ramming protesters with vehicles, an officer throwing an old woman to the ground, as well as a man already floored being punched in the face by an officer

WATCH: Protests at Barcelona’s airport turn violent cancelling 100 flights after Spain’s Supreme Court jails Catalunya leaders

In total 108 flights were cancelled as Barceclona’s main airport was taken over and at least 56 people were injured, with 10 hospitalised

Former Catalan leaders who rallied for independence in 2017 have been jailed in Spain

The government has deployed anti-riot police to Catalonia, but so far the interior ministry has refused to say how many.

Pedro Sanchez calls for calm in Spain’s Catalunya as violence is feared in week of ‘illegal’ referendum anniversary and...

PEDRO Sanchez has warned Catalunya separatists not to encourage violence ahead of the conclusion of the trial of separatist leaders.  The prime minister's call for...

Barcelona footballer has home burgled as he watches his team play at the Nou Camp

Four hooded men broke into the Frenchman’s house and gained entry to the safe, before hurriedly leaving the premise.

British vegan activist claims she was shot at by ‘evil’ farmers after ‘rescuing’ 16 rabbits from a farm in...

Mia said that their pursers then surrounded them as they came to a dead-end, before managing to escape again onto the motorway, where the enraged farmers ‘pulled up alongside us and shot at us.’

WATCH: Andalucian town shoot and burn model of former Catalan President

The traditional ‘Burning of Judas’ ritual has been celebrated in the area for 100 years, but videos of the incident caused controversy on social media

Local Vox leader in Spain arrested for alleged sexual abuse of disabled children and paying them for sex acts

Police are now investigating to see if there are more victims and to see if there is more evidence on computers and tablets

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%

ROYAL RUMBLE: Almost half of Spaniards want to get rid of King and Queen of Spain poll finds

As Spain celebrated 40 years of its constitution on Thursday, the study also revealed that a majority of Spaniards would like a vote on the future of the monarchy

90-year-old woman killed by youth on his phone becomes Spain’s first electric scooter death

After the woman fell down and hit her head on the pavement she was rushed to the Moisès Broggi Hospital in a critical condition, where she died days later

Fascist vandals paint Nazi swastikas on cultural centre in northern Spain

"We will continue to be profoundly antifascist and committed to the rights and freedoms"

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