Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

BARCELONA (Reuters) – 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. Young people draped in Catalan flags congregated peacefully, tossing balls and […]

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