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  • 22-Sept-17 TV News: 'Spanish Prosecutor threatens jail for sedition'

    ACN | Barcelona
    22 September 2017 08:33 PM
    10 years in jail. That's what the Spanish law foresees for crimes of sedition. And that's what organizers of Wednesday's big protests in Barcelona could face. Today the Spanish Prosecutor filed a lawsuit for sedition against the big demonstrations, organized after police arrested 15 high-ranking...
    22-Sept-17 TV News: 'Spanish Prosecutor threatens jail for sedition'

HIGHLIGHTS


Students protest at the University of Lleida on September 22

Civil society protests in support of democracy and referendum

Doctors, firefighters, clergy, students and professors all mobilized against recent Spanish actions
Image of a plane from Emirates Airlines in Barcelona El Prat Airport (by ACN)

Barcelona hosts record-breaking aviation congress

Record number of airlines present at annual meeting of airports, airlines, and aviation...
Two Spain's Guardia Civil officers in a demonstration with a symbolic ballot box inside a cage

More Spanish police officers sent to Catalonia to stop referendum

Rajoy cabinet spokesman says deployment of reinforcements is also a response to...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


The secretary general of Economy, Josep Maria Jové (left), and the Tax secretary, Lluís Salvadó (by Elisenda Rosanas)

All Catalan officials arrested over referendum released with charges

The judge charged them with misappropriation of funds, breach of official duty and disobedience
The Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, during his statement

Catalan president: ‘We have contingency plans to guarantee the referendum’

Carles Puigdemont says his government feels “strong” and ready to face “the...
European Commission spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas (by EBS)

The European Commission stays silent on Catalonia despite questioning

Meanwhile, members of the international community stands in support

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


The GNV Azzurro in the Port of Tarragona by order of Spain (by Roger Segura)

Barcelona stevedores vote not to supply Spanish police ships

Dockworkers take decision “to defend civil rights" in assembly, while three vessels housing...
In 2012, 872 organ transplants were made in Catalonia (by ACN)

University of Barcelona leads way in organ donation initiative

Project aims to raise awareness and ultimately increase number of donors in EU and neighbouring...

BUSINESS


Spain's Treasury minister, Cristóbal Montoro

Spain officially takes over Catalonia’s finances

Around 4.5 billion euros blocked with Madrid directly paying public servants’ salaries  
The GNV Azzurro in the Port of Tarragona by order of Spain (by Roger Segura)

Three boats for additional police arrive in Catalonia

The large vessels in Barcelona and Tarragona are set to accommodate increased law enforcement...
Tesla's new showroom in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

Tesla unveils first showroom in Catalonia

Innovative US car company opens first dealership in Spain near to Barcelona with another planned...

MOST POPULAR


The large vessels in Barcelona and Tarragona are set to accommodate increased law enforcement leading up to October 1

The measure is to “guarantee that no euros are spent on illegal activities”, said Spanish treasury minister

Officers arrest 13 Catalan high-ranking officials in big anti-referendum operation

Around 4.5 billion euros blocked with Madrid directly paying public servants’ salaries

CULTURE


Manuel Forcano, director of Institut Ramon Llull, at an interview with the ACN (by Violeta Gumà)

Catalan culture gets exposure in Venice and Buenos Aires

Barcelona becomes first city invited to Buenos Aires Architecture Biennale
Pilar Abel in the Madrid courthouse waiting room (by ACN)

Pilar Abel sued for Dalí paternity case fees

The ordeal lasted several months and included the exhumation of the artist’s remains

LIFE & STYLE


The Iron Throne (by ACN)

‘Game of Thrones: the exhibtion’ starts its world tour in Barcelona on October 28

Its largest public exhibition ever to feature original material from the set
080 Barcelona Fashion winners

Mietis and Elena Estaun the winners of 080 Barcelona Fashion week

Maria Fontanellas’ firm picks up national prize for emerging design while jewelry designer...
The Daniel Rosa collection at the 080 Barcelona Fashion (by Helle Kettner)

080 Barcelona Fashion kicks off with 37 Catalan designers on show

Children’s clothing brand Bóboli and Little Creative Factory open catwalk of fair’s 20th Edition

SPORTS


Gerard Piqué is one game away from making his 250th La Liga appearance with Barça (by Miquel Ruiz - FCB)

Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Eibar

High-flying Barça returns home Tuesday night for a Week 5 Liga date with Eibar and a...
Sergi Roberto's goal clinched the win (by Miguel Ruiz - FCB)

Barça ease past Betis to claim 2-0 win

Sergi Roberto and an own goal from Tosca saw Barça home with the woodwork denying Messi the...