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[Ticker] Puigdemont to return to Catalonia if elected

EU will not start Brexit future talks before March<p>Today, 15:59<p>Transition talks could start in January, and detailed negotiations on the future and …

Panama Papers

International Travel Tips I Learned From My First Overseas Trip

It’s near impossible to fathom the vastness of the world without travel. No matter how many times you see images or hear stories about places you’ve …

Travel

Catalan protesters clash with police over plunder of religious artefacts | Reuters

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police trying to reclaim disputed religious artefacts from a museum in Catalonia on Monday, in the …

Carles Puigdemont

Scuffles in Catalonia over disputed art

Scuffles erupt in Lleida in Catalonia as separatist protesters oppose the return of disputed art to the region of Aragon.

Catalonia

Madrid removes artwork in Catalonia amid ownership dispute

Spanish police on Monday removed medieval artifacts from a museum in the region of Catalonia amid an ownership battle with the neighboring region of …

Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia braced for violence as judge orders seizure of disputed religious artefacts

For more than two decades, the Medieval treasures of Spain’s Sijena convent have been at the centre of an ownership battle between the autonomous communities of Catalonia and Aragon.<p>Now, the 44 artifacts kept in Catalonia’s Museum of Lleida have become a flashpoint in the independence crisis, as …

News

Scuffles break out as artworks removed from Catalan city's museum

Police clash with protesters in Lleida as 44 works of art at centre of dispute between Catalonia and region of Aragón are removed<p>Scuffles have broken out between police and demonstrators after hundreds of people gathered outside a museum in the Catalan city of Lleida to protest against the removal …

News

Catalonia independence: Spain removes art work from Lleida

<b>Police in Spain's Catalonia region have begun transferring medieval artefacts on Madrid's orders in an ownership battle with neighbouring Aragon.</b><p>The operation, which started before dawn on Monday, involves 44 items stored in the Catalan Museum of Lleida but originally from Sijena monastery.<p>Aragon …

Spain

Enough Photography Links to Make You Happy for a Week!

It's been a wonderful week in the wide world of photography with artists and content creators sharing great shots and articles in all corners of the …

Photography

Puigdemont warns Juncker: "We will persist, the European citizens of Catalonia have rights"

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has advised the EU institutions that the people protesting in Thursday's massive march in Brussels were European …

Catalonia

A Weekend In Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most stunning, historic, and picturesque cities in all of Europe. It is often seen as the classic romantic city break, where …

Spain

Catalan independence: 45,000 protesters march in Brussels to support exiled president Carles Puigdemont

Around 45,000 protesters have taken to the streets outside EU institutions in Brussels in support of Catalan independence.<p>The demonstration is partly …

Catalan Independence

Catalan separatists march in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nearly 50,000 people marched through Brussels' European quarter on Thursday in support of Catalan independence and the region's president, who has avoided arrest in Spain by taking refuge in Belgium.<p>Before Carles Puigdemont addressed the crowd, many draped in Catalan flags, …

Carles Puigdemont

Thousands of Catalans rally in Brussels, feeling abandoned by the EU

Tens of thousands of people from Catalonia rallied Thursday in Brussels, decrying what they see as the European Union's failure to help them after a failed independence referendum in the Spanish region.<p>Police said around 45,000 people took to the streets of the Belgian capital for a rally that …

Carles Puigdemont

Timmermans assesses EU migration roadmap while demonstrations on Catalan independence surround the Berlaymont

Alexandros Michailidis / SOOC<p>Click for full view<p>Read Next<p>Mogherini: Jerusalem is the capital of both Israel and Palestine Dec 7, 2017<p>Rebuilding the …

European News

Thousands march for Catalonia in Brussels

Addressing both the crowds and EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker by name, Puigdemont said "Europe must realise that it can still play a …

European News

Catalan independence supporters in Brussels demand EU attention

About 45,000 people marched past the European Union in support of Catalonia's independence. The protesters chanted "Wake up, Europe!” and waved …

World News

Pro-independence Catalans demand Brexit-style referendum

Michelle Clifford, Europe Correspondent<p>So we've learned Carles Puigdemont is not going back to Catalonia to fight in the election which was brought …

Brexit

Dementia damage 'jumps' between cells

A new study on dementia has found how damage spreads through the brain by "jumping" between cells.<p>Scientists used new technology to discover key …

Dementia

Christmas and New Year in Barcelona

If you’re thinking about spending the Christmas season in the European gem that is Barcelona, then think no further, as the city turns into a winter …

Spain

Explore the many sides of Mexico

Maybe it’s the herd mentality, but 90% of tourists heading to Mexico gravitate towards Cancún, Puerto Vallarta-Nayarit and other well-publicized bastions of beach life and potent margaritas. And while Mexico City itself is an incredible metropolis that makes a worthy visit, the country boasts epic …

Mexico

Judge Frees Some Jailed Catalan Separatists, but Holds Others

MADRID — A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the release on bail of six Catalan separatist politicians, just three weeks before regional elections, while keeping four others in custody.<p>The ruling, which was condemned by Catalan separatists, pointed to the complications of the campaign, which …

Oriol Junqueras

Spanish industrial production accelerates in October

Adam Samson<p>December 5, 2017<p>Spain’s economy has shown further signs of powering ahead in October, with the European country’s industrial production …

Economy

Thousands protest in Barcelona over detention of Catalan leaders

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Barcelona to demand the release of imprisoned Catalan independence leaders involved in the referendum.

News

12 ultimate active adventures in Lleida

From the peaks of the Pyrenees mountains to the magnificent caverns hidden beneath the ground, Lleida's natural beauty knows no limits – so how best …

List-Worthy

Catalonia's pro-independence parties seen losing majority in election: poll

NMADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's pro-independence parties were seen losing their parliamentary majority in the regional election on Dec. 21, an …

Elections

We can’t trust Madrid to oversee Catalonia’s election — the EU must step in

MADRID — On December 21, Catalonia will hold new regional elections. Under other circumstances, these elections would be of little interest to the …

Oriol Junqueras

These are the cities that got the most Instagram love in 2017

If you’re stumped for a vacation destination, scrolling through your Instagram feed can usually provide a healthy dose of inspiration (and envy). But …

Spain

Catalonia braces itself for another independence fight

Two months on, the outcome of the messy sequence of events triggered by Catalonia’s independence referendum remains unclear: neither side has secured its desired result and, in their own ways, both have behaved badly. How did Spain arrive at this bitter impasse, and what will happen next in the …

Mariano Rajoy

Letter: Catalonia is a beacon of hope for the world

During the Scottish independence referendum, I was first exposed to the Catalan cause for independence when I saw estelladas flying alongside the …

Catalonia