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Thais in Barcelona warned to stay away from protest areas

The Thai Embassy in Madrid, Spain, has warned Thai people living in or travelling to Barcelona to avoid protest areas and to keep themselves abreast of the latest news about the protests in the city before travelling this weekend. The Embassy said that protests were planned for today (Saturday) on Calle de la Marina Road […]Read More

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Catalan police search for Moroccan bus driver planning attack on

Lmidi Brahim, a Moroccan bus driver from Casablanca, is the man who, since Sunday afternoon, the Mossos d’Esquadra are actively searching for in Barcelona. An alert sent this Sunday by the secret services of the United States indicated that he had entered Spain with the intention of perpetrating an attack, probably hitting passers-by for Christmas. […]Read More

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Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

PanARMENIAN.Net – Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish singer who released hit single Barcelona with Freddie Mercury, has died aged 85, Mirror says. Montserrat died this morning at Sant Pau Hospital in the Catalan capital. She had been in hospital since the middle of last month following a spell of ill health. Her funeral is expected to […]Read More

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One million demand independence in Barcelona

One million people have taken to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday, on Catalonia’s National Day, to defend independence, according to official figures provided by local police. People of all ages started filling Diagonal Avenue in the early afteroon. Many were wearing pink T-shirts saying “Fem Republica” (“We build a Republic”). Many people were waving […]Read More

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Algerian knifeman ‘shouting Allahu Akbar’ shot by police near Barcelona

An Algerian man has been shot dead today at the headquarters of the Mossos d’Esquadra in Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona. The individual, aged 29, has been neutralized after entering the police headquarters of Cornellà’s police station shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’, and try to attack the officers, Catalan police said. A man armed with knife has acceded […]Read More

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Over 70 Injured as Barcelona Protests Turn Violent

Following the arrest and detention on foreign soil of Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, protests broke out in Barcelona, quickly turning violent as riot police attempted to prevent marchers from assembling. At least 79 have been injured, including police. After the Spanish Supreme Court issued a European arrest warrant for Puigdemont last Friday, the popular Catalan […]Read More