‘Tourists go home, refugees welcome’: why Barcelona chose migrants over visitors

Increasingly it is tourism, not immigration, that Barcelonans see as a threat to their citys identity, though numbers of both have skyrocketed in recent years Early last year, around 150,000 people in Barcelona marched to demand that the Spanish government allow more refugees into the country. Shortly afterwards, Tourists go home, refugees welcome started appearing […]

Catalan referendum: preliminary results show 90% in favour of independence

Spanish prime minister safeguards violent reaction to survey, as raids on tally stations by riot cops leave numerous Catalans hurt Catalan authorities have actually declared that initial outcomes of its referendum have actually revealed 90% in favour of self-reliance in the vote emphatically opposed by Spain . Jordi Turull, the Catalan local federal government representative, […]