Andalucia, Spain Newswire

Andalucia, Spain Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Andalucia, Spain.

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  1. Clash over Catalan vote heats up in Spain as police swoop inRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    MADRID: Thousands of people supporting a contested referendum to split Catalonia from Spain took to Barcelona's streets amid an intensifying government crackdown on the independence vote that included the arrests of a dozen regional officials Wednesday and the seizure of 10 million ballot papers. The arrests - the first involving Catalan officials since the campaign to hold an independence vote began in earnest in 2011 - prompted the regional government and some of its supporters to say casting a ballot was as much about dignity as whether to break away from Spain.

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  2. Angry Catalan Protesters Flood Barcelona Streets After CrackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Thousands of activists crowded onto the streets of downtown Barcelona on Wednesday to defend their elected officials after Spanish police cracked down on plans for an illegal referendum on independence on Oct. 1. Protesters gathered outside the offices of the regional finance department as officers from Spain's Civil Guard searched the premises for evidence that officials have helped to organize the vote. The crowd chanted that the raid was a return to the authoritarian tactics of dictator Francisco Franco and set up improvised security checks to control access to the building.

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  3. The Latest: Catalan secession vote finds support in MadridRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Around 500 people are marching in central Madrid to support the Catalonia region's bid to hold a referendum on independence from Spain and criticizing the government for launching a crackdown to stop the vote. The protest in Madrid's Sol Square mirrored those in Barcelona and other Catalan cities that brought thousands to the streets on Wednesday following police raids and the first arrests so far of regional officials.

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  4. Spain's police raids on Catalonia 'open the door to repression'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

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  5. Tensions rise as 12 held in Catalan government raids ahead of secession voteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    Spanish police have arrested at least 12 people in raids on Catalan government offices, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote which Spain said is illegal. Spanish police have arrested at least 12 people in raids on Catalan government offices, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote which Spain said is illegal.

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  6. At Least 12 People Arrested in Spain Amid Catalan Independence DemonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Time

    Pro-referendum demonstrators gather in front of a building with a banner reading "Welcome to the Catalan republic" during a protest near the Economy headquarters of Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona on September 20, 2017 Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona as Spanish police detained 13 Catalan government officials in a crackdown ahead of an independence referendum which Madrid says is illegal. With tensions mounting, separatist organisations called for more people to protest as leaders in the northeastern region pressed ahead with preparations for the October 1 vote despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it unconstitutional.

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  7. Police raid Barcelona ministries to stop independence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The First Post

    Spanish police conducted dawn raids on Catalan government offices, including the presidency and foreign ministry in Barcelona, arresting at least 12 people in a bid to thwart an independence vote set for 1 October. "Officers entered nine government premises, including the Palau de la Generalitat - the seat of government - the foreign affairs, economy and labor departments," reports El Pais newspaper, citing the Spanish news agency EFE.

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  8. The Latest: Independence supporters scuffle with guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Catalan pro-independence supporters have scuffled with Spanish Civil Guard officers escorting a government official arrested as part of a crackdown by national authorities on Catalonia's plans to hold a secession referendum. The protesters tried to block the officers as they took Xavier Puig away from the headquarters of the region's department of external affairs in downtown Barcelona.

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  9. The Latest: Spain cancels time off for officers in CataloniaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Spain's Interior Ministry says time off and vacation will be suspended for Civil Guard and National Police officers assigned to ensure that the Constitutional Court's halting of Catalonia's planned independence referendum is heeded. A ministry statement said the measure will run initially from Wednesday until Oct. 5 - four days after the planned referendum, which Spain says is illegal and won't be allowed.

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  10. Syracuse opera focuses on a oeDoomed Divasa for 2017-18 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The trifecta of beloved classics lead by complex heroines begins in October with “Carmen.” It will be staged at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. In Georges Bizet's “Carmen,” which is set in Seville, Spain, the upright soldier Don Jose finds himself bewitched by the hedonistic gypsy Carmen. His growing obsession with her collides with Carmen's desire for freedom in both life and love, pushing them headlong toward one of opera's most chilling climaxes.

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  11. Redemption the key in The Violin TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    The 12th Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival runs until September 26 on two screens in MovieTowne Port of Spain, one in San Fernando, another in Tobago and at the UWI. Film writer, BC Pires, will be picking a Film of the Day, every day.

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  12. Composite roof built by CarburesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Composites Technology

    The roof of a new pavilion at the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid, Spain is a composite laminate system fabricated by Carbures, using SAERTEX materials. The Norman Foster Foundation's new pavilion, added to a historic residential palace in Madrid, has a composite roof made by Carbures .

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  13. International Collaborative Study Reveals The Neuroprotective Properties of Phytocannabinoid "9-THCARead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | Newkerala.com

    CORDOBA, Spain, Sept. 16, 2017 : Advanced medical research conducted at Instituto Maimonides de Investigacion Biomedica de Cordoba as a collaborative effort between Phytoplant Research SL, VivaCell Biotechnology Espana SL, and Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals has unveiled the potent neuroprotective ability of I'9-THCA, a phytocannabinoid produced in Cannabis sativa L. The research paper was accepted and published in the British Journal of Pharmacology.

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  14. Spain tightens grip on Catalonia funds to foil referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | NWAonline

    Spain's central authorities have increased their control over Catalonia's regional spending to make sure that no funds are diverted to pay for an independence referendum that has been ordered suspended, the country's finance minister said Friday. After the weekly meeting of the Spanish Cabinet, Cristobal Montoro said the government is also giving Catalan officials 48 hours to comply with a new system that scrutinizes public payments in order "to guarantee that not one euro will go toward financing illegal acts."

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  15. Huskers Take Home 11 at MidlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Huskers.com

    The Nebraska women's tennis team earned 11 wins against top-notch opponents Friday at the Midland Racquet Club Invitational during the first two rounds of singles, one round of doubles and consolation singles action. Kicking off morning action, the Huskers fought their way through singles matches, proving to be a competitive force.

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  16. New Tech Startup will Change the Experience of TravelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | PR Log

    Sept. 15, 2017 - PRLog -- Zinect, a new tech startup, is on a mission to reinvent the way you travel by creating a unique experience for visitors to explore a city like a local. Launched in early 2017, Zinect groups tours and activities on a single platform, allowing the traveller to select the experience for their destination.

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  17. Chennaiyin FC sign Mailson Alves and Henrique SerenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Indian Express

    Chennaiyin FC on Friday announced the signing of Indian Super League winning defensive duo of Mailson Alves and Henrique Sereno for the upcoming season. Both the central defenders have signed for the 2015 ISL champions on free transfers.

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  18. Madrid tightens grip over Catalan spending to quash vote - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Spokesman-Review

    Spain's central authorities have increased their control over Catalonia's regional spending to make sure that no funds are diverted to paying for a suspended independence referendum, the country's finance minister said Friday. Following the weekly meeting of the Spanish cabinet, Cristobal Montoro said the government is also giving Catalan officials 48 hours to comply with a new system that scrutinizes public payments in order "to guarantee that not one euro will go toward financing illegal acts."

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  19. Catalonia asks Spain for dialogue as independence struggle intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Reuters

    Catalonian leaders on Friday appealed to the Spanish government for dialogue to avert an impending political crisis over a planned referendum on independence as Madrid took measures to stop state cash being used to fund the vote. Police also intervened to stop a meeting organized by a pro-independence Catalan party, the first public police crackdown on the process.

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  20. [Ticker] Spanish government to take control of Catalan budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | EUobserver

    The Spanish government has given Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont 48 hours to accept Madrid's control over the region's spending for salaries, the health and education systems, and social services, otherwise the government will take the decision itself. Spain's budget minister, Cristobal Montoro, said he wants to prevent "a single euro paying for anything illegal, related to" the independence referendum planned for 1 October.

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