Stories tagged: barcelona
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
The separatist movement in northeastern Spain has been rocked by violent outbursts from its most radical elements after the sentencing of several leaders to lengthy prison sentences.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters outside Barcelona’s airport Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia region’s independence …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who support the secession of Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on the region’s main holiday Wednesday, just weeks before a highly anticipated verdict in a case …
Sat., May 25, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
There was no lifting of a winner’s trophy this time for Lionel Messi.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Police in Barcelona have briefly clashed with Catalan separatists who are protesting a rally by Spain’s national police forces in the Mediterranean city.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Clashes between Catalan separatists and police in Barcelona left 14 people injured and led to six arrests Saturday as tensions boiled over days before the anniversary of the Spanish region’s …
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Taxi drivers in Barcelona are blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare as part of an indefinite strike to protest the use of ride-hailing apps like Uber or Cabify.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos is on the move and his paycheck is on the rise.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Unbeaten Barcelona added to its domestic dominance by winning the Spanish league title for the third time in the last four seasons on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Philippe Coutinho has officially signed with Barcelona and thanked the club for its patience after the disappointment of the failed negotiations last year. Liverpool rejected repeated bids by Barcelona in …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people backing Catalonia’s bid to secede from Spain packed the streets in downtown Barcelona Saturday to demand the release of jailed separatist leaders.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest against the plans of Catalonia’s regional government to secede from the rest of Spain. The march was the …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of peace marchers flooded the heart of Barcelona on Saturday shouting “I’m not afraid” – a public rejection of violence following extremist attacks that killed 15 people, …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Wearing shirts honoring victims of the recent attacks in Spain, Barcelona opened its Spanish league season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
The town of Ripoll, home to two suspects in last week’s attack in Barcelona, is cut off by police roadblocks as the search for an alleged cell member thought to …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
An Italian father who saved his children’s lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world – men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations – testifying to the huge global appeal of …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most of their deadly plan, …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
The lengthy Las Ramblas promenade where a van plowed into pedestrians Thursday is a tree-lined walkway that starts in a huge plaza and ends near Barcelona’s harbor. It’s filled with …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
The United States swiftly condemned Thursday’s deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona and offered assistance to authorities in Spain.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
The Oregon State men’s basketball team is staying at a hotel in Barcelona near where a van drove into pedestrians Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Workers handling carry-on luggage checks at Barcelona’s airport staged a second day of partial strikes Sunday, causing long lines for passengers at one of Europe’s most popular airports.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Paulo Dybala has outshone his more famous compatriot Lionel Messi by scoring two goals to help Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. The …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
A Spanish judge on Monday accepted charges against Neymar for irregularities regarding his transfer to Barcelona, opening the way for a trial involving the Brazilian forward and his parents.
Fri., June 24, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Hey, Neymar, we’ll let you use your hands. The Harlem Globetrotters have “drafted” the Brazilian soccer star in their annual exercise of selecting from a host of world-class athletes and …