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  • 23-Mar-18 TV News: 'Five more pro-independence leaders jailed'

    ACN | Barcelona
    23 March 2018 08:12 PM
    Five more Catalan leaders sent to jail. There are now nine pro-independence politicians behind bars awaiting trial, including the former Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, the vicepresident of the sacked government and as well as other high ranking ministers of the deposed cabinet. In a dramatic...
    23-Mar-18 TV News: 'Five more pro-independence leaders jailed'


Puigdemont speaking at the University of Helsinki (by ACN)

‘Catalans will not be humiliated,’ says Puigdemont

After imprisonment of current presidential candidate Jordi Turull and other pro-independence...
Carles Puigdemont speaking this week (by ACN)

Spain to issue international arrest warrant against Puigdemont

Judge in the Spanish Supreme Court will also request the arrest of five other politicians...
Protest in Barcelona center against imprisonment of leaders (by Laura Fíguls)

Protests across Catalonia to reject imprisonments

Thousands of people take to the streets under motto ‘United against repression’  

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The UN headquarters main building in Geneva (by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

UN urges Spain to ensure “political rights” of jailed Catalan MP

Human Rights Committee registers complaint by lawyers of imprisoned independence leader Jordi...
From left to right: Anna Caula and Gerard Gómez del Moral (ERC), Maria Sirvent (at the lectern, CUP), Elisenda Alemany (CatECP), and Josep Maria Forné (JxCat) reading the statement criticizing the Supreme Court decision on March 23 2018 (image courtesy of

'Coup to democracy:' Catalan politics react to indictment of officials

All four parties whose members were sent to trial released a unitary statement rejecting...
Carles Puigdemont takes part in a talk at the Helsinky University (Blanca Blay)

Spain wants to 'bring an end to independence as political option,' says Puigdemont

The Catalan leader accuses Spain of "forcing people into exile or prison" after finding out that...


Presidential candidate Jordi Turull and his wife, before entering the Spanish Supreme Court (by ACN)

Jail for five Catalan leaders

Presidential candidate Jordi Turull, former parliament speaker Carme Forcadell and three deposed...
Rapper Valtonyc during the Premis Enderrock on March 7 2018 (by Gemma Tubert)

Performing arts professionals denounce ‘violation’ of rights

Artists release a manifesto in solidarity with rappers Pablo Hasél, Valtonyc and La Insurgencia,...


The Pedraforça mountain in Berguedà (by Estefania Escolà)

Central Catalonia, a top destination for Easter holidays

Region expects accommodation to be more than 80% booked up
A worker at Mercabarna preparing potatoes for packaging (by ACN)

Barcelona wholesale market closes 2017 with record figures

Mercabarna made 6.9 million euros in profits before tax to be invested in new eco market
Containers at the Port of Barcelona (by ACN)

January record month for Catalan exports

Historic 5.8 billion euros of goods sold abroad throughout month, 9% more same period in 2016


23 March 2018 05:35 PM Jail for five Catalan leaders
Presidential candidate Jordi Turull, former parliament speaker Carme Forcadell and three deposed ministers sent to pre-trial prison facing up to 40 years behind bars

45,000 demonstrators support a "republican government" and hold a minute's silence for incarcerated Catalan leaders

European body rules that burning images of Spanish monarch is freedom of expression and does not incite hatred


Some of the 135 amphora that archeologists unearthed at the wreck around the Formigues islands (March 20 2018, courtesy of CASC)

Wooden remains of Roman shipwreck discovered

Off the coast of northern Catalonia, the unusually well-preserved structure was also protected by...
A photo of the exhibit ‘Joan Miró: Sculptures 1928-1982’ in Santander, on March 19 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Miró’s sculptural world, retraced in Santander

A new exhibit brings together an extensive collection, some never before seen, open until early...


The founders of Clowns Without Borders (by Laura Sancliment)

Circus festival to pay tribute to Clowns Without Borders

Circ Cric will celebrate humanitarian organization’s 25 years entertaining children in war...
A Valencian falla featuring the Catalan deposed president Carles Puigdemont (by José Soler)

Les Falles: Catalan politicians on fire—literally

València’s celebration of all things pyrotechnic features Trump, Putin, Puigdemont and Rajoy...
Four motorcyclists parked up at Cerdanya EcoResort de Prullans (by ACN)

Motorcycle tourism increases 15% in western Catalan region

Lleida chosen as alternative to Alps for many motorcyclists


Cyclists prepare for start of Volta a Catalunya in previous edition (by ACN)

Volta a Catalunya kicks off with big names on start line

The 98th edition of the country’s World Tour cycling stage race continues until Sunday
Messi has now scored in 6 consectutive games (by Miguel Ruiz, FCB)

FC Barcelona v Athletic Club: Leaders march on (2-0)

Scintillating first-half display from the blaugranas secures a comfortable 2-0 win with goals...