19th October 2019

Catalan Independence

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After 5 peaceful marches, Barcelona in turmoil again – fifth night

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Barcelona city centre and other major towns across Catalonia experienced turmoil again on Friday night – the fifth day of protests against the Spanish Supreme Court prison
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Spain now investigates ‘Tsunami Democràtic’ for terrorism

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Tsunami Democràtic, the Catalan pro-independence group behind Monday’s protests at Barcelona airport, is now being investigated by Spain’s National Court for alleged terrorism charges. Sources
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Belgian court: Puigdemont remains free whilst extradition considered

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A court in Belgium has let Carles Puigdemont walk free on Friday whilst it decides on Spain’s extradition request for the former Catalan president. The
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General strike in Catalonia – updates

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Catalonia is holding a general strike today, Friday 18 October, in protest at the guilty verdict of the 2017 referendum leaders, including other demands. Pro-independence
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Counting the cost of Catalan protests, as fourth night kicks off

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With the fourth night of protests already underway in Barcelona and other Catalan cities over the jailing of nine independence leaders to up to 13
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Barcelona in turmoil again, Torra is criticised, and Spain to deploy more police

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has stressed that his government ‘will not accept violence taking over’ Catalonia as the streets of Barcelona entered a
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Protestor at Barcelona airport loses eye from rubber bullet

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A man has lost an eye after being injured during Monday’s clashes between police and pro-independence protestors at Barcelona El Prat airport. Doctors believe the