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Jordi Rubio

Spaniards party as COVID curfew ends but doubts remain

May 10 2021

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) -Exhilarated Spaniards chanting "freedom" danced in streets and partied on beaches as a COVID-19 curfew ended in most of the country, but others feared it was too soon to let go. | Video

'We are all the same' - Barcelona church opens doors to Ramadan dinners

May 03 2021

BARCELONA With COVID-19 restrictions preventing Barcelona's Islamic population from celebrating Ramadan at the usual indoor venues, a Catholic church has offered up its open-air cloisters for Muslims to eat and pray together.

Euphoric clubbers hit dance floor again as Spain trials digital COVID-19 pass

May 02 2021

GIRONA, Spain Mandatory face masks could not conceal their delight as clubbers in the Spanish city of Girona moved to the thumping beats of house music put on by a live DJ. | Video

Rock on: no rise in infections after concert for 5,000 in Barcelona

Apr 28 2021

BARCELONA A trial concert in Barcelona where 5,000 people took rapid COVID-19 tests and crammed into a venue without social distancing did not drive up infections, organisers said on Tuesday, giving hope to the moribund live-music sector. | Video

Daredevil free climber scales one of Europe's highest skyscrapers

Apr 03 2021

BARCELONA George King, the man who free-climbed The Shard in London, took his life in his hands again when he scaled one of Europe's highest skyscrapers in Barcelona on Friday without any ropes or safety measures. | Video

Protesters clash with Spanish police in fresh unrest over jailed rapper

Feb 21 2021

BARCELONA Protesters threw bottles, stones and rubbish containers at police in Barcelona on Sunday in a sixth night of clashes after a rapper was jailed for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs.

Protesters clash with Spanish police in fresh unrest over jailed rapper

Feb 21 2021

BARCELONA, Feb 21 Protesters threw bottles, stones and rubbish containers at police in Barcelona on Sunday in a sixth night of clashes after a rapper was jailed for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs.

Graffiti artists protest over jailed Spanish rapper

Feb 21 2021

BARCELONA A colourful mural showing arrows through the heads of former Spanish king Juan Carlos and the late dictator General Francisco Franco was among images that graffiti artists painted on walls in Barcelona to protest on Sunday the jailing of a rapper for glorifying terrorism and insulting the monarchy in his songs.

Violence flares as protests over jailing of Spanish rapper extend into fifth night

Feb 20 2021

BARCELONA Protesters threw bottles at police, set fire to containers and smashed up shops in Barcelona on Saturday in a fifth night of clashes after a rapper was jailed for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs. | Video

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