Tag Archives: Barcelona

04Nov/17

Catalans dismayed after Spain issues Puigdemont arrest warrant

BARCELONA, SPAIN (NOVEMBER 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Catalans in Barcelona slammed the Spanish government on Saturday morning (November 4) after a court issued a European arrest warrant for their sacked president Carles Puigdemont. Continue reading

21Oct/17

Barcelona prepares to rally as Spanish government meets to impose direct rule

BARCELONA, SPAIN (OCTOBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Independence supporters were due to rally in the Catalan capital Barcelona on Saturday (October 21) afternoon, as the Spanish cabinet was meeting to decide how it will impose direct rule on Catalonia and thwart a drive by the autonomous region to breakaway from Spain. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Pro-unity demonstrators rally in Barcelona as tensions rise

BARCELONA, SPAIN (OCTOBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – Tens of thousands of people called for unity of Spain on Sunday (October 8) in the Catalan capital Barcelona as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would not rule out using the constitutional powers to remove Catalonia’s autonomous status if it claimed independence as tens of thousands took to the streets to call for talks. Continue reading

01Oct/17

Crowds queue outside polling stations as they wait to vote in banned Catalan referendum

BARCELONA, SPAIN (OCTOBER 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – Thousands of people were seen on Sunday (October 1) queuing outside polling stations in Barcelona waiting to cast their ballots in Catalonia’s banned independence referendum. Continue reading

18Aug/17

Catalonia attacks had been planned “for some time” – police

BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 18, 2018) (GOVERNMENT TV) – Two deadly attacks in Catalonia on Thursday (August 17) and in the early hours of Friday (August 18) had been planned for some time by people operating out of the town of Alcanar, police said. Continue reading

08Jun/15

2015 Copa America – Brazil Preview

The upcoming Copa America presents an opportunity for Brazil to regain some international credibility after last year’s humiliating World Cup.

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07Jun/15

Barcelona fans celebrate into the night after Champions League victory

Barca fans party into the night in Barcelona’s Font de Canaletas after their team beat Juventus 3-1 to claim their fifth European title.
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26May/15

Street lights powered by solar and wind energy to light up Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS/UPC) – Barcelona’s beach is being lit up with new-look street lights.

The six innovative lamp posts are each fitted with two solar panels, a wind turbine and a battery.

As a result, the environmentally-friendly lights generate enough energy to run for ten hours overnight.
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06May/15

Enrique hails special Messi, Guardiola refuses to blame players for defeat

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique says Lionel Messi a player from another dimension as he inspires Catalans to 3-0 win over Bayern Munich, Pep Guardiola philosphical in defeat

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