Barcelona, Spain, Coronavirus, Covıd-19

Barcelona, Spain

Clashes in Barcelona over COVID-19 restrictions

Clashes in Barcelona over COVID-19 restrictions

31/10/2020 12:41:00 AM

Clashes in Barcelona over COVID-19 restrictions

Clashes erupted in central Barcelona Friday between protesters and Catalan police during a demonstration against mobility restrictions aimed at ...

WorldMembers of the Catalan regional police force disperse a demonstration against new coronavirus restrictions in Barcelona. AFP/Josep LAGO31 Oct 2020 05:25AMShare this contentBookmarkMADRID: Clashes erupted in central Barcelona Friday (Oct 30) between protesters and Catalan police during a demonstration against mobility restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the virus, an AFP correspondent said.

Who will get SingapoRediscovers Vouchers and what can you do with them? Coronavirus: Some spectators allowed to return to sports events in England China's top diplomat Wang Yi visits Japan amid regional tensions

The clashes erupted when hundreds gathered in the city centre to protest at restrictions which include a 10:00 pm curfew and a ban on leaving the city for the long holiday weekend.AdvertisementAdvertisementA spokesman for the Mossos d'Esquadra regional police told AFP up to 700 protesters attended the rally which later turned violent when a group of some 50 people"began throwing dangerous objects" at police, prompting them to try and break up the crowd.

An AFP correspondent at the scene saw protesters hurling objects at the security forces, including crowd control barriers, while police hit back with batons.Sirens wailed throughout the city centre as police sought to disperse the protesters and firefighters hosed down the streets to put out fires in several large wheelie bins.

Police arrested two people, the spokesman said.AdvertisementAdvertisementDespite the many restrictions imposed in Spain since July, when the number of cases began rising again, infections have spiralled with the virus claiming more than 35,000 lives and infecting more than 1.1 million people.

Almost all of Spain's regions have imposed border closures in the hope of avoiding a new lockdown, but in Catalonia, where bars and restaurants have been closed since mid-October, the authorities have imposed extra restrictions. Read more: CNA »

Grace Fu on why she hopes to be a climate change champion | EP 14

She took over the newly formed Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment in July. Four months into her new role, Ms Fu talks to Jaime Ho about why sustainability will be at the heart of government policies and why shifting towards sustainability is less of a choice than a necessity for Singapore today.

Protesters clash with Spanish police over Covid-19 restrictions in BarcelonaAbout 50 demonstrators threw bricks and fireworks at police.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Spain waking up, stop the new world order, stop this FAKEPANDEMIA Barcelona

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infectionTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection It could be burdensome as there isn't any panacea for this viruses yet! 👏👏Taiwan.. one of the best in covid management...that too with minimal lockdown... Wow...

France braces for monthlong lockdown as COVID-19 deaths mountFrance braces for monthlong lockdown as virus deaths mount “Month-long”

7 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all importedThere were no new community cases and none from worker's dormitories.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

7 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all of them importedSINGAPORE — Singapore reported seven new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday (Oct 29), all of which were imported.

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 7 new cases, all imported, for 2nd straight dayThe Ministry of Health confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Thursday (29 October) noon, taking its total case count to 57,994.