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Civil Guard suspects subsidies were used to pay for October referendum

The Civil Guard suspects that subsidies for Junts pel Sí could have been used to pay for the expenses for the promotion of the referendum on October 1. This is stated in the final report that was delivered to the judge Pablo Llarena. The investigators estimate the money allegedly embezzled for the referendum to be approximately 2 million euros. …

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Algeria: 257 dead after plane crash

Today, 247 military men and 10 crew members died due to a plane crash near the Boufarik military air base, 60 kilometers south of Algiers. According to the Algerian Ministry of Defense, all passengers passed away. The route of the Algerian airplane was supposed to transport troops from Algiers via Busfer to Tinduf, but crashed …

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Rebellion, terrorism and public disorder: Seven more detained in Catalonia

This morning, the Civil Guard detained a member of the CDR (Committees of Defense of the Republic) who is allegedly responsible for coordinating roadblocks and sabotaging the tolls carried out by activists during the Holy Week in the autonomous region. Crimes such as terrorism and rebellion are supposedly part of the accusation of the woman …

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Four casualties and one suicide: The assault on the YouTube headquarters

Last Tuesday, a 39-year-old woman wounded four people before taking her own life at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, near San Francisco. Confusions about the number of the injured people can be explained by the fourth one being a person who tried to escape, thereby straining one ankle. The other casualties were wounded by …

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UKG fills Garage 442 AGAIN!

Its been 7 parties in a row and 7 full houses at Garage 442. This time it was the turn of DJ Katty and J Russ to keep the tunes coming. Mixing UK House classics with garage remixes kept the dance floor moving. We also welcomed MC Kane Who was a fantastic MC for the night. …

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Venezuela: At least 68 died in prisoner’s riot

On Wednesday, at least 68 people are confirmed to have died in a presumed fire in the cells of a police station in Valencia, capital of the northern state of Carabobo. Numerous inmates were burned, others suffocated, and among the victims were visitors. According to Attorney General Tarek’s tweet, now fours prosecutors should investigate the …

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Germany’s steps to decide whether to extradite Puigdemont

Puigdemont’s arrest in Germany has opened a judicial process for which German authorities have to study the European Order of Detention and Delivery. To decide whether or not to extradite the former Catalan president to Spain, they have a maximum period of two months, which can be extended to 90 days in extraordinary cases. The …

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Catalonia: Events since October 1 and an Activist’s interpretation

Since Catalonia’s unofficial vote to break away from Spain on 1st of October 2017, the autonomous region has been a very hot topic all over the news and worldwide. Not only has this been the biggest political crisis in Spain in the last 40 years, but it also is a major challenge for the European …

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Exploring The Exotic World Of Supercar Rental And Experiences With David Jane (Drive Me Group)

  David Jane gives us the low down on the exciting world of supercar rental and driving experiences right here in Barcelona. Formed in 2015,  Drive Me Group now offers a range of services designed to help almost anyone try the supercar lifestyle. From its short driving experiences to full membership of its supercar club …

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How to secure your data on Facebook

The scandal about Facebook and their misuse of personal data of about 50 million Americans means a breach of trust between Facebook and the people who share their data with it. Mark Zuckerberg finally broke his silence yesterday, saying that he is sorry for what happened and that he does not oppose stricter regulations. While …

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