Catalonia

Voices of the Catalan referendum in Barcelona

Spain’s constitutional crisis reached a boiling point as Catalans in Barcelona and across the region headed to the polls in a highly-contested independence referendum and were met with a harsh police crackdown. Several hundred people were injured in the confrontations with o...

Spanish PM: There was no referendum in Catalonia

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Sunday evening that “there was no independence referendum in Catalonia today”. “At this time I can tell you, with full clarity, what you all know and what we have seen today.

Police lock down Barcelona's Sagrada Familia, send bomb squad

Police lock down Barcelona's Sagrada Familia, send bomb squad MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan police said on Tuesday they have sent a bomb squad to check a van parked next to Barcelona's world-famous Sagrada Familia church, which was evacuated as part ...

BREAKING NEWS: Barcelona cathedral is evacuated

Police have evacuated tourists from the area around Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church as part of an anti-terror operation. The nearest tube station has been closed and locals and holidaymakers ordered away from cafe and bar terraces and told to take refuge inside premises. Spe...

PICTURES: Half a Million March Against Terrorism, Chant 'I Am Not Afraid'

PICTURES: Half a Million March Against Terrorism, Chant ‘I Am Not Afraid’ PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty by Victoria Friedman27 Aug 20170 27 Aug, 2017 27 Aug, 2017 More ...

BREAKING NEWS: Suspicious package is found on a bus in Barcelona

A suspicious package has reportedly been found on a bus in Barcelona four days after terror attack that left 15 dead. A Catalonia government official confirmed the report to a news agency. Elia...

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