Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 10:50am EDT

Catalonia declares independence

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
1 / 20
Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
2 / 20
The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
3 / 20
A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
4 / 20
Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
5 / 20
Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona....more

Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
6 / 20
A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
7 / 20
Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
8 / 20
People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West

People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West

People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West
Close
9 / 20
People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
Close
10 / 20
People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
11 / 20
Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
Close
12 / 20
A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
Close
13 / 20
A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
14 / 20
People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
15 / 20
A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
16 / 20
Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
17 / 20
People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
18 / 20
People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. 


REUTERS/Juan Medina

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
Close
19 / 20
People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. 

REUTERS/Yves Herman

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Women's Convention in Detroit

Thousands of women gather in Detroit for the three-day Women's Convention, aiming to build on the activism that brought millions of protesters to worldwide...

Oct 30 2017

White Lives Matter rally in Tennessee

White nationalists and neo-Nazis hold back-to-back rallies to protest refugee resettlement in the state.

Oct 29 2017

Tension high after Kenya's election re-run

Clashes continue in the west of the country following Thursday's disputed vote.

Oct 27 2017

Royal cremation for Thai king

King Bhumibol, who died last year aged 88, is cremated on a royal pyre within a cremation complex of gold pavilions in front of Bangkok's Grand Palace.

Oct 27 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Fiery protests in Greece

Fiery protests in Greece

Protesters clash with police following a rally marking the 44th anniversary of a 1973 student uprising against the military dictatorship that was ruling Greece.

Tesla unveils Semi and Roadster

Tesla unveils Semi and Roadster

Tesla debuts an electric heavy duty truck and new $200,000 sports car.

Delhi's toxic smog

Delhi's toxic smog

A thick cloud of toxic smog 12 times the recommended limit has enveloped India's capital New Delhi.

Kenyan opposition leader returns

Kenyan opposition leader returns

Kenyan police try to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi.

Best of the Latin Grammys

Best of the Latin Grammys

Highlights from the 18th Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.

Latin Grammy red carpet

Latin Grammy red carpet

Fashion and style from the Latin Grammy Awards.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Army takes control in Zimbabwe

Army takes control in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's military seizes power saying it was targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence.

Deadly flash floods in Greece

Deadly flash floods in Greece

A raging torrent sweeps through towns west of Athens after heavy rains, killing at least 15 people.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast