Pro-separatists stage new Barcelona rallies, government says violence fading

Ciudadanos party leaders Albert Rivera, Ines Arrimadas and Lorena Lordan attend a demonstration in support of the unity of Spain at Sant Jaume square outside of Government of Catalonia headquarters in Barcelona, Spain, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Hundreds of pro-independence protesters took to the streets of Barcelona for a seventh successive night on Sunday, with anger over the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders showing little sign of abating. One large crowd blocked a road close to the Spanish government headquarters in Catalonia, throwing dozens of sacks of rubbish in […]

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