Recent News Headlines : Barcelona - Spain

SPAIN CALLS CABINET MEETING AFTER CATALAN LEADERS THREAT


Spain's government needs to outline what are the exact measures it wants to apply in Catalonia and submit them for a vote in Spain's Senate... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 186

SPAIN ULTIMATUM LOOMS OVER INDEPENDENCE PUSH


This is a second and final deadline, as Madrid says Mr Puigdemont on Monday failed to clarify whether he had declared independence... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 285

CATALONIA TO PRESS AHEAD WITH INDEPENDENCE IF MADRID SUSPENDS AUTONOMY


Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy answers a question at the Parliament in Madrid, Spain, October 18, 2017... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 183

CATALAN LEADER PUIGDEMONT TOLD TO ACT WITH 'GOOD SENSE'


The reported offer is the latest development in a political back-and-forth between Madrid and Barcelona since the disputed October 1 referendum on secession from Spain... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 249

TRUMP 'DIDN'T EVEN KNOW DEAD SOLDIER'S NAME WHEN HE CALLED GRIEVING WIDOW'


Mr Trump's comments were quickly rejected by former members of staff of Mr Obama and President George W Bush... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2498

AFTER THE CALIPHATE WHATS NEXT FOR ISIS


In Iraq, where the group that became the Islamic State took root, security officials are bracing for future waves of suicide attacks against civilians... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 988

SPAIN MAKES CLEAR THREAT ON CATALAN RULE


After the referendum, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont signed a declaration of independence but halted its implementation and called for negotiations... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 527

CATALAN LEADERS ACCUSE MADRID OF KILLING CHANCE OF TALKS


On Tuesday night, some 200,000 demonstrators gathered in central Barcelona, according to the local police... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 675

AMERICA'S OLDEST AND MOST SUCCESSFUL JEWEL THIEF JUST VOWED TO GIVE UP LIFE OF CRIME AFTER 60 YEARS OF HEISTS


America's oldest and most successful jewel thief vows to give up life of crime after being busted in Walmart... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 152

'NOT GOOD RIDDANCE, BUT RIDDANCE!'


Jimmy Kimmel has lost a huge chunk of Republican viewers and he doesn't care... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 417

CATALONIA: DETENTION OF SECESSIONIST LEADERS SPARKS LARGE PROTESTS


Demonstrations in Barcelona, Tarragona, Lerida and Girona after Spain high court jails Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 3846

SPAIN GETS FAVOURABLE RULING FROM TOP COURT ON ILLEGALITY OF CATALAN INDEPENDENCE


Catalonia's disputed independence referendum was illegal because a regional law that backed it was against Spain's constitution, Spain's top court decided Tuesday... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 175

PROTESTS ERUPT AS CATALAN SEPARATIST LEADERS JAILED


Catalans voted to secede from Spain, but turnout was reportedly lower than 50 percent... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 551

MADRID AND CATALONIA CLASH OVER JAILED PRO-INDEPENDENCE LEADERS AS PROTESTS CALLED


Authorities in Madrid and Barcelona locked horns over whether two jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders were political prisoners, as their detention look... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 0

DEATH TOLL FROM MOGADISHU TWIN TRUCK BOMBING RISES TO MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE


Somalia attack Death toll from Mogadishu twin truck bombing rises to more than 300 people... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 4885

SPAIN SAYS CATALAN BREAKAWAY BID 'UNCLEAR'


Spain says Catalonia leader Puigdemont 'unclear' on independence... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 266

FAR-RIGHT SET TO ENTER GOVERNMENT AS CONSERVATIVES TOP POLL


Austria's far-right is on course to take a place in the country's government after a strong showing in Sunday's parliamentary elections... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 12550

BIRDWATCH: ON THE TRAIL OF THE ELUSIVE BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER


It never occurred to me that I would have to wait another 43 years before I saw buff-breasted sandpipers again... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 110

SHOULD WE STAY OR SHOULD WE GO? CATALONIA MUST DECIDE BY MONDAY


The Spanish government has given Carles Puigdemont until Monday morning to clarify if he did or didn't actually declare independence earlier this week... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 4

PRESSURE GROWS ON CATALAN LEADER AS INDEPENDENCE DEADLINE LOOMS


Spain's Association of Registrars said Friday that 540 firms had sought to relocate their legal addresses from Catalonia from October 2-11... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 0

WOMAN DIES IN HUSBAND'S ARMS AFTER HOURS SUBMERGED IN SWIMMING POOL HIDING FROM CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES


When they reached the bottom, the family realised that Mr and Ms Berriz were no longer behind them... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 4261

CANADIAN RESCUED FROM TALIBAN CAPTIVITY IN AFGHANISTAN SAYS WIFE WAS RAPED AND CHILD KILLED DURING 5-YEAR ORDEAL


Freed Canadian hostage in Afghanistan says wife was raped and daughter killed during ordeal... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 202

SENIOR CATALAN OFFICIAL SAYS ANY TALKS WITH MADRID 'WOULD AIM AT INDEPENDENCE'


A senior Catalan official said Saturday that an offer of talks with Madrid over his region's independence push is aimed at negotiating secession from Spain... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 3

18 STATES SUE DONALD TRUMP FOR ENDING KEY OBAMACARE PAYMENTS


Health Insurance stocks, which have gone through the roof during the ObamaCare years, plunged yesterday after I ended their Dems windfall!... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 2167

CATALAN SEPARATIST URGES UNITY AS PRESSURE BUILDS IN SPAIN


One of Catalonia's top separatist leaders pushing for a break from Spain has called for unity as disputes over strategy threaten to split the secessionists... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 0

SPAIN TO TAKE CONTROL OF CATALONIA IF GETS AMBIGUOUS REPLY ON INDEPENDENCE


Puigdemont made a symbolic declaration of independence on Tuesday night, only to suspend it seconds later and call for negotiations with Madrid on the region's future... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 1021

ANALYSIS | JULIAN ASSANGE IS SQUABBLING WITH ECUADOR'S NEW PRESIDENT. THAT COULD PUT HIS LONDON REFUGE AT RISK.


People in Barcelona, capital of the Spanish region of Catalonia, watch a videoconference broadcast by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Sept. 26... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 668

SPAIN'S WARNING ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AS CATALAN CRISIS PERSISTS


Meanwhile Spain's CEOE business lobby group said this week that Catalonia was already seriously affected by the crisis... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 41

HOW SPAIN TURNED THE CATALONIAN FRINGE ISSUE INTO A FULL-BLOWN CRISIS


Catalonian independence How Spain's governing party turned a fringe issue into a crisis... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 65

IRANIAN GENERAL JUST THREATENED TO 'BURY' DONALD TRUMP


But any military action against Iran will be regretted ..... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 6424

Trending News Headlines : Barcelona

I AM SPANISH THOUSANDS IN BARCELONA PROTEST A PUSH FOR INDEPENDENCE


Lucas Fernandez, 66, from Barcelona, stood next to him, holding a Spanish flag and yelling, Long live Spain toward Mr. Puigdemont's office... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 9959

SPANISH PRIME MINISTER REFUSES TO RULE OUT SUSPENDING CATALONIA'S AUTONOMY


Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, has refused to dismiss the idea of suspending Catalonia's regional autonomy if its leaders continue to threaten a declaration of independence... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 7072

CATALAN LEADER SAYS REGION HAS EARNED INDEPENDENCE BUT CALLS FOR TALKS WITH MADRID


Pedro Castello, 77, from Lleida, in the hinterland of Catalonia, said he also was disappointed but expressed faith in the government that truly believed in independence... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 4868

DID YOU DECLARE INDEPENDENCE OR NOT?


But Mr. Rajoy's action did not commit his government to an emergency intervention, and Mr. Puigdemont was given until Monday morning to respond... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 4623

SPANISH POLICE 'HAVE SPECIAL FORCES TEAM READY TO ARREST CATALAN PRESIDENT IF HE DECLARES INDEPENDENCE'


The Spanish government has stationed thousands of National Police in cruise ships in the Port of Barcelona... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 4593

CATALONIA TO 'DECLARE INDEPENDENCE ON TUESDAY'


Organisers have revealed plans for a massive march on Sunday in Barcelona of Catalans wanting continuing unity with Spain... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 3942

CATALAN GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE


President Carles Puigdemont says he will pursue negotiations with Spanish government in hope of resolving conflict... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 3827

CATALAN PRESIDENT SUSPENDS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE


"It's an insult to common sense," tweeted Catalonia's Partido Popular party... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 3256

THOUSANDS PROTEST IN BARCELONA AGAINST CATALAN INDEPENDENCE


A pro-union demonstration organised by the Catalan Civil Society organisation makes its way through the streets of Barcelona, Spain October 8, 2017... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 3212

TEENAGE BOYS FILMED GIVING HOMELESS MAN DUVET AND TUCKING HIM IN


After their act of kindness was revealed, Nysa's Mayor personally thanked the boys for their example... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 2994

HUGE SPAIN UNITY RALLY HELD IN BARCELONA


At least 350,000 people gathered in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, for a rally against independence from Spain... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 2313

'CATALONIA IS SPAIN': PROTESTERS SNUB CATALAN INDEPENDENCE


The Catalan leaders claimed that 90 percent of voters were in favor of seceding from Spain... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 2183

CATALONIA'S LEADER UNDER PRESSURE TO DECLARE INDEPENDENCE FROM SPAIN


Should the region attempt to secede from Spain, he said, Madrid is ready to suspend Catalonia's regional government and to demand a new round of elections... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 2015

'WE DON'T KNOW HOW GOOD WE HAVE IT HERE'


She said that the secessionists keep talking about how Catalonia is oppressed... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1779

'CATALONIA SHOULD ALWAYS BE PART OF SPAIN'


The referendum has not only exposed the divisions between Catalonia and Spain, but those within Catalonia itself... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1612

CATALAN LEADER SIGNS DOCUMENT DECLARING INDEPENDENCE FROM SPAIN


Catalonia restores today its full sovereignty, says the document, called declaration of the representatives of Catalonia... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 1596

SPAIN BRACED FOR POSSIBLE CATALONIAN INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION


The Spanish government warned Carles Puigdemont not to do anything irreversible on Tuesday, ahead of a scheduled address in which the Catalan president may declare independence... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 1582

THOUSANDS PROTEST IN BARCELONA AGAINST CATALAN INDEPENDENCE


Some chanted Don't be fooled, Catalonia isA Spain and called for Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to go to prison... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1529

CATALAN PRESIDENT ACCUSES MARIANO RAJOY OF IGNORING CALL FOR TALKS


However, according to the Catalan government, 770,000 votes were lost through the intervention of the Spanish police... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1477

CATALONIA WILL APPLY REFERENDUM LAW CALLING FOR INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION


Catalonia will apply referendum law calling for independence declaration leader... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1412

SPAIN TAKES STEP TOWARDS SUSPENDING CATALONIA AUTONOMY


The previous evening, Puigdemont's said Catalonia has a mandate to declare independence but would suspend it pending the outcome of talks with Spain... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 1334

SPAIN TURNS SCREWS ON CATALANS WITH THREAT OF DIRECT CONTROL


Catalan President Carles Puigdemont's response to the request will determine what happens next, Rajoy said... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1319

CATALONIA STOPS SHORT OF FORMAL INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION TO ALLOW TALKS


A declaration of independence is seen after it was signed by members of the Catalan regional government at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 1101

THE BRIEF: TURKEY BACKS SYRIA REBELS, SAUDI-RUSSIA TIES


Saudi Arabia's King Salman wraps up his visit Moscow, after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1099

11-YEAR-OLD FINDS OUT SHE IS BEING ADOPTED IN HEART-MELTING VIDEO


The school office manager for the American Heritage school in South Jordan, Utah, said that she' has known Tannah for nearly two years... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1095

CATALONIA NEARS POSSIBLE INDEPENDENCE PROCLAMATION DESPITE MADRID'S WARNINGS


Catalan President Carles Puigdemont presides over a cabinet meeting at the regional government headquarters, the Generalitat, in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 1093

CATALONIAS PUSH FOR INDEPENDENCE HAS AN UNLIKELY SYMBOL


Vic Journal Catalonias Push for Independence Has an Unlikely Symbol Tractors... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1077

SHOCKING END FOR U.S. WORLD CUP BID DEALS BLOW TO FOX, SPONSORS


That result, coupled with wins by Panama and Honduras, eliminated the Americans from contention for a spot in the 2018 World Cup in Russia... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 1021

IN CATALONIA, WOMEN HOPE TO BUILD A FEMINIST REPUBLIC


We're not saying Catalonia is better than Spain... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1005

RAJOY WARNS SPAIN COULD SUSPEND CATALONIA AUTONOMY


Crowds here have been calling for the Catalan President Carles Puigdemont to be put into prison... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1001


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