Protesters clashed with police in downtown Madrid after a peaceful demonstration against budget cuts degenerated into violence.
Activists across the region occupied railway tracks, central streets and key motorways in protest against Madrid. One year on, Catalonia shows no sign of forgetting its quashed bid for independence.
Paco Alcacer has been in blistering form after making the 'right step' in joining Borussia Dortmund on loan. Europe’s deadliest striker now wants to hit the heights on the international circuit.
Police in Barcelona said roughly one million people have taken to the streets for the region's "Diada" day. Catalan separatists are hoping to build momentum for a new independence bid after last year's failed attempt.
There were arrests and injuries after Catalan separatists threw colored powder, ran at police lines and clashed with a pro-police rally. The Barcelona events came just days before the anniversary of the referendum.
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