Police, protesters clash for Catalan referendum anniversary

Police confront a protestor as scuffles broke out following a demonstration on the first anniversary of Catalonia's banned October 1, 2017 independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Riot police charged in to break up a demonstration in front of Catalonia‚Äôs regional parliament on Monday, after thousands marched in Barcelona to mark the first anniversary of an ill-fated independence referendum to split from Spain. The Catalan police used batons to control protesters after some waving yellow, red and blue separatist […]

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