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October 2, 2017 3:31 AM EU looks away as Catalan crisis unfolds

So where the cries of outrage? Where the statements of condemnation, the tweets of shock at the violence meted out on the voters of Catalonia at the hands of the Spanish police? In the chancelleries of Europe, there has been an echoing silence. Most heads of government - who feel quite able to respond to the slightest turn of the Brexit saga - appear 53

October 2, 2017 12:50 AM Amid scenes of chaos and violence, Catalonia independence vote is projected to pass overwhelmingly

Before dawn Sunday, Rose Papel Sanchez, 81, hobbled down her Barcelona street with the help of a cane, joining hundreds of fellow Catalans as they “occupied” their local polling station. They were there to keep police from seizing the ballot boxes in an independence vote the Spanish government considered illegal. By the time Papel Sanchez returned home about 63

October 1, 2017 8:09 PM Euro jolted briefly by Spanish vote, Asia data augur well

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities. The euro fell around a third of a U.S. cent after the violence-marred vote to as low as $1.1776 in early 67

October 1, 2017 2:15 PM Catalan referendum: 'Hundreds hurt' as police try to stop voters

Catalan officials say at least 337 people have been injured as police used force to try to prevent voting in Catalonia's independence referendum. The Spanish government has pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the country's constitutional court. Police officers are preventing people from voting, and seizing ballot papers and boxes at polling 50

October 1, 2017 12:50 PM Clashes during Catalan independence vote in Spain leave at least 300 people, 12 police hurt

SABADELL, Spain — Just minutes after the first boisterous voters entered the polling station at an elementary school here on Sunday, dozens of National Police in riot gear smashed through the front window and began searching for the ballot boxes. But the wily activists who organized this controversial vote on independence for the Catalan region were two steps 74

October 1, 2017 8:01 AM 'Manchester City are not just a pretty face'

Pep Guardiola's celebrations with his backroom team when the final whistle sounded on Manchester City's outstanding win at Chelsea underlined the significance of what he had just witnessed. City won lavish and merited praise for the manner in which they had outclassed Liverpool, Watford and Crystal Palace in their previous three Premier League games 72

September 30, 2017 1:56 PM Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace LIVE: Mate scores plus Premier League latest updates

Express Sport brings you all the best snaps as Manchester United players arrive at the Lowry ahead of their clash with Crystal Palace Man Utd vs Palace 12: Manchester United are dominating here. Mamadou Sakho has already cleared a few balls away but the hosts are knocking on the door of a second goal. Man Utd vs Palace 2: GOAL! Juan Mata puts United 70

September 29, 2017 9:18 PM Catalans occupy voting stations to defy Madrid's order to stop referendum

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Supporters of Catalan independence began occupying polling stations on Friday, setting up a possible confrontation with police who have been ordered to clear them out by Sunday morning to ensure a referendum cannot go ahead. The central government, which has sent thousands of police reinforcements to stop people voting and has attempted 73

September 29, 2017 9:14 PM Threatened by Madrid, Catalonia Referendum Is Game of Cat and Mouse

Two weeks ago, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, posted a message on Twitter supporting the Catalan vote, which threatens to sunder an important European Union member. Carles Puigdemont, the leader of Catalonia, said in an interview this week that Mr. Assange and others could voice their support, but that no one had sought their help. Voting 59

September 29, 2017 8:14 AM Aguero and Mendy injuries hand Man City massive test at Chelsea

News of two injuries -- Sergio Aguero's reported broken rib after he was involved in a car accident in the Netherlands on Thursday night; Benjamin Mendy's cruciate knee ligament diagnosis -- has rocked Manchester City ahead of unquestionably their sternest test of the season so far: Saturday's trip to Chelsea. And it had all been going so well. City's 76