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One Death in Train Derailment

By Vivienne Hughes

There has been a train derailment in Cataluña leaving one person dead, three seriously injured and 41 with minor injuries. »

Fugitive Ex-PM Arrested

By Editor

The ex-Prime Minister of Cataluña, Sr. Puigdemont, who fled the country to avoid arrest, was arrested under an International Arrest Warrant in Germany. »

U-Turn & UDI Proclaimed

By Martin Myall

After a day of uncertainty yesterday, the Catalan Parliament has just proclaimed the Republic of Cataluña, after all the unionist parties walked out before the vote taking. »

What a Bloody Mess!

By Martin Myall

There is no doubt about it; the Catalan independence movement won the PR war yesterday, thanks to scenes of riot police laying into people trying to vote. »

Guardia Civil Move In

By Martin Myall

Owing to the fact that the Catalán Regional Police have failed to act, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional have moved in to evict voters and voting officials from the occupied schools. »

Bouncy Castle Fatality

By Vivienne Hughes

Seven children were hurt when a bouncy castle in Girona was first reported to have exploded, flying some 40 metres with the children inside, three of whom were seriously injured. »

Swede Hijacks Butane Lorry

By Hugh MacArthur

The police have arrested a Swedish man after he stole a butane lorry in Barcelona a drove 3km the wrong way down a one-way system. »

Stabbed Bank Manager

By Martin Myall

A man went into a bank branch in Barcelona, stabbed the female bank manager several times and then fled, only to throw himself off a fly-over bridge. »

Unwanted Passenger

By Louise Powell

The Mossos d’Esquadra (Catalan regional police) arrested a man and charged him not only with the theft of a car, but also of ejecting the elderly passenger. »

Spot of Positive News

By Louise Powell

Spain received 5.8m foreign tourists during May, giving it the best May figures in history. »

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