Tag Archive for catalunya

Fugitive Ex-PM Arrested

SPN Carles Puigdemont

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

SPN Catalan UDI

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!

SPN Riot Police

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

SPN Tweety Pie & Daffy Duck Boat

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

SPN Bouncy Castle Accident

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.

Stabbed Bank Manager

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

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.