MADRID, March 12 Bleary-eyed and stressed, U.S.
and European travellers at Madrid's Barajas airport scrambled to
board the last flights back to the United States before a 30-day
suspension intended to curb the spread of coronavirus begins at
midnight on Friday.
BARCELONA Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday, setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders. | Video
BARCELONA Thousands gathered in Barcelona in a fourth day of protests that have led to the worst sustained street violence in Spain in decades after Catalan leaders were sentenced to lengthy jail terms for their roles in a 2017 bid for independence. | Video
* Dozens injured in overnight clashes in Barcelona
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BARCELONA Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Wednesday, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state. | Video
BARCELONA Protesters and police clashed late on Tuesday in Barcelona during rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders, with the unusually tense confrontations turning into a major challenge for Spanish and regional authorities. | Video
* Clashes a major challenge for Spanish, Catalan authorities
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PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. | Video
SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR/ORIHUELA, Alicante, Sept 13 (Reuters)
- A third person has died in southern Spain's torrential rains,
the local mayor told Spanish radio Cadena Ser on Friday as
airports and dozens of roads were closed in a second day of
GIBRALTAR The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.