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Angry protests in Barcelona as police detain Catalan officials

Angry protests in Barcelona as police detain Catalan officials

Thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Wednesday as Spanish police detained 13 Catalan government officials in a crackdown ahead of an independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid.

QInvest invests in Spanish marina OneOcean Port Vell

QInvest invests in Spanish marina OneOcean Port Vell

QInvest, Qatar's leading private investment group and one of the region’s most prominent Islamic financial institutions, has invested in and is a shareholder in OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona, Spain.

Catalans rally in Barcelona for independence from Spain

Catalans rally in Barcelona for independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans rallied in central Barcelona on Monday, waving red and yellow striped flags and banging drums, in a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum.

Hundreds of thousands to rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands to rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to rally in the streets of Barcelona on Monday in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid ...

Barcelona attackers evaded checks designed to prevent attacks

Barcelona attackers evaded checks designed to prevent attacks

Spanish authorities say the Islamic State-inspired group spent months plotting their attack in a town south of the Catalan capital Barcelona.

Spain probe deepens as second suspect wins release

Spain probe deepens as second suspect wins release

Salh El Karib was allowed to go free, but required to report weekly to authorities, after the judge found that evidence against him was not solid enough to keep him under detention.

Free rent, iconic sites offered in race for London's EU agencies

Free rent, iconic sites offered in race for London's EU agencies

European cities from Amsterdam to Zagreb have lined up sweetheart deals including free rents, landmark buildings and tailor-made relocation services in a race to house two prestigious EU agencies ...

Barcelona boosts security at tourist spots after attacks

Barcelona boosts security at tourist spots after attacks

Barcelona will boost police patrols at tourist sites including the iconic Sagrada Familia church and major sports and cultural events in the wake of last week's deadly vehicle attacks in Spain, officials said on Wednesday.

Spain suspect admits terror cell planned bigger attack

Spain suspect admits terror cell planned bigger attack

An alleged member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge on Tuesday that he and other suspects had planned a bigger attack, a judicial source said.

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

As the dust settled over five days of angst in Spain after deadly terror attacks, the four remaining alleged members of a terror cell that carried out the carnage arrived in a Madrid court on Tuesday for questioning.

Spanish police shoot dead Barcelona attack fugitive

Spanish police shoot dead Barcelona attack fugitive

Spanish police on Monday shot dead Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona, after a massive manhunt for the Moroccan national who was wearing what appeared to be a suicide belt.

Spain identifies Barcelona attack driver as hunt widens

Spain identifies Barcelona attack driver as hunt widens

Spanish police said Monday they had identified the driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona, killing 13, as a manhunt for the suspect believed to be a Moroccan national widened across Europe.