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Almost 1,000 people injured in Catalunya referendum crackdown

ALMOST 1,000 people were injured while trying to vote in the Catalunya referendum yesterday.  According to the Catalan health service, 893 people received medical attention...

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...

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...

DO SOMETHING: Catalan leader calls on EU to act against Spain’s ‘violation of basic rights’ in independence referendum row

CATALAN president Carles Puigdemont has called on the EU to act against Spain's 'violation' of the region's 'basic rights'. The leader said it was the...

CATALAN CRACKDOWN: Cops raid regional government’s HQ and arrest MPs in latest offensive against independence referendum

PARAMILITARY police have raided the HQ of the Catalan government in a bid to shutdown the planned independence referendum.  The offensive, performed by Policia Nacional...

More than 700 mayors probed for helping plan Catalonia referendum

SPAIN'S state prosecutor has ordered a criminal probe of 712 Catalan mayors who backed the upcoming independence referendum. All 712 have been summoned to court...

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.

Catalonia passes law for October vote on independence

CATALONIA'S parliament has passed a law paving the way for an October 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, which is being fiercely opposed by...

IT’S NOT OVER: Chilling new threat from ISIS to Spain as sick terror group promises to launch more attacks

A PRO-ISIS website has warned of further attacks in Spain from terror cells still embedded in the country. The Wafa Media Foundation published a statement...

Popular Spanish hunter kills herself after being repeatedly bullied online

She had almost 39,000 followers on her Facebook hunting page

Madrid threatens to ‘cut off’ Catalonia amid independence referendum tensions

Right-wing prime minister Mariano Rajoy has repeatedly said the referendum is illegal and cannot be held

Catalonia promises it will leave Spain in TWO DAYS if voters back independence in upcoming referendum

There is no minimum turnout needed to validate the vote, according to the bill

BREAKING: Manhunt for gunman begins after one killed and several injured in Spain

A MANHUNT is underway after a person was shot dead in Spain. Several others have been injured after an unknown man opened fire in Vilanova...

King Felipe blasts Catalonia independence vote as ‘divisive’

The Spanish monarch said the vote will only 'negate freedom'

Catalonia to hold independence referendum on October 1

The Spanish government in Madrid has said it will block any attempt to divorce the region from the rest of the country

Catalonia approves funds to hold independence referendum

The government has promised to hold a referendum by the end of September

US and Spain demand property fraudster be extradited to stand trial

Firtash is thought to have served as a leader of a money laundering ring in Catalonia

From dictatorship to democracy: The legacy of Spain’s first post-Franco leader

It is 40 years since Suarez's introduction of the civil war 'pact of forgetting' and Spain's first democratic elections

Arsenal footballer Hector Bellerin reveals meaning behind his tattoos

The Arsenal full-back has had one designed for each close family member, spending at least 24 hours under the needle

Catalonia vows it will hold independence referendum in September

It comes after the latest polls show 47% of Catalans support independence

Vietnamese brothers break crazy head balancing record in Girona

Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep, from Vietnam, climbed the stairs of Girona Cathedral, in Catalunya, with one sibling balanced atop the other

Brothers break crazy head stand world record in Girona

Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep, from Vietnam, climbed the stairs of Girona Cathedral, in Catalunya, with one sibling balanced atop the other

Catalonia leaders accused of frustrating attempts to return priceless Romanesque artworks

Catalan leaders are being accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless Romanesque frescoes

Fight over frescos ramps up Madrid-Catalonia rivalry

Catalan leaders stand accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless artworks

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