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12 September, 2017 9:35 PM Rafael Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence

Madrid: Spanish tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has criticised plans for an independence referendum called by Catalonia`s pro-separatist government for October 1. The referendum is deemed illegal by the Spanish government and the country`s Constitutional Court. "I think what is happening on October 1 ought not to take place because, from my point 42

27 August, 2017 11:41 AM Toll in Spain attacks up to 16, as German woman dies

Over 120 people wounded; 24 remain hospitalized, five in critical condition Health authorities in Catalonia say a 51-year-old German woman has died from injuries suffered in the August 17 attack in Barcelona, raising the death toll in attacks there and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils to 16. The woman died on Sunday in the intensive care unit of Barcelona’s 25

20 August, 2017 5:37 PM 120 gas canisters found for 'one or more' attacks in Barcelona: Police

On the eve of the attack in Barcelona, an explosion had occurred at the house about 200 kilometres south of the city. Catalonia: Police said Sunday they have found more than 120 gas canisters in a house in Alcanar, where suspects of this week`s twin assaults in Spain were believed to be building bombs for "one or more" attacks in Barcelona. "We`re starting 38

20 August, 2017 11:29 AM 120 gas canisters found for ‘one or more’ attacks in Barcelona

Police said on Sunday they have found more than 120 gas canisters in a house in Alcanar, where suspects of this week’s twin assaults in Spain were believed to be building bombs for “one or more” attacks in Barcelona. “We’re starting to see clearly that [the Alcanar house] was the place where they were preparing explosives for one or more attacks in the city of Barcelona 9

19 August, 2017 1:55 AM Barcelona Van Attacker May Still Be Alive, On The Run: Police

The driver abandoned the van and fled on Thursday after speeding along a section of Las Ramblas, the most famous boulevard in Barcelona. BARCELONA: The driver of the van that ploughed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police said on Friday, denying earlier media reports that he had been shot dead in a Catalan 47

18 August, 2017 5:10 PM Suspects were plotting a bigger attack: Spanish police

Say driver in first attack in Barcelona may be among five suspects later shot dead in nearby city Suspects in Spain’s deadly twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act in a “more rudimentary” way, police said on Friday. Catalonia police spokesman Josep Lluis Trapero added that a driver 34

18 August, 2017 2:35 AM Barcelona attack: Police kill 5 suspected terrorists, foil 'bomb plot'

Spanish police five attackers were killed on Thursday night in Cambrils, a town south of Barcelona, to thwart a "terrorist attack" using explosive belts. Police said the Cambrils plot was linked to the Barcelona van attack. Also, one person was killed in an explosion in a house in a town southwest of Barcelona. Residents there were preparing explosives 152

18 August, 2017 2:05 AM Terror In Barcelona Leaves At Least A Dozen Dead And Scores Injured

Spain came under repeated attack starting Thursday in what authorities called linked terrorist incidents, when a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, killing more than a dozen people and injuring scores of others. Early Friday, an attempted attack unfolded in a town down the coast. The Islamic State claimed responsibility 51

18 August, 2017 1:06 AM At least 13 people dead, over 100 injured in Barcelona terror attack

BARCELONA: A van driver ploughed into crowds of pedestrians on Barcelona's most popular street in broad daylight on Thursday, killing 13 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. Police announced the arrest of two suspects, identified as a Spaniard and a Moroccan, but said the driver was still on the run. Hours later in Cambrils 60

4 August, 2017 2:08 PM Annoyed Barcelona Won't Pay Neymar Bonus

Josep Vives, a club spokesman, insisted Barcelona are unhappy with the way in which Neymar's exit came about. "Any separation causes annoyance, especially when it is one not wished for by the club due to a unilateral decision on the part of the player," Vives told a press conference at the Camp Nou. "The player hasn't fulfilled his contract with the club...given 44