This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
00:27

Spain: Catalan independence movement block road to France

Spain, La Jonquera
November 11, 2019 at 15:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of Catalan protesters blocked the motorway between Spain and France at the La Jonquera border point on Monday, after parliamentary elections in Spain failed to produce a clear winner.

Protesters lined both sides of the AP7 highway. The direct action was reportedly organised by the Tsunami Democratic activist group, which campaigns for Catalan independence.

The autonomous region has been in the grip of mass protests since mid-October after a court handed lengthy prison sentences to Catalan politicians.

00:27
No Account? Sign up!
Description

Hundreds of Catalan protesters blocked the motorway between Spain and France at the La Jonquera border point on Monday, after parliamentary elections in Spain failed to produce a clear winner.

Protesters lined both sides of the AP7 highway. The direct action was reportedly organised by the Tsunami Democratic activist group, which campaigns for Catalan independence.

The autonomous region has been in the grip of mass protests since mid-October after a court handed lengthy prison sentences to Catalan politicians.

Video Feed
Providing you with the best in breaking news, politics, science, sports, tech, viral and entertainment content
All latest videos
03:14
Germany: Berlin museum unveils photos that may show John Demanjanjuk at Sobibor death camp
January 29 at 05:30 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
00:40
'Happy' the koala released back into wild after being hit by car in South Australia
January 29 at 04:44 GMT +00:00
03:35
USA: Trump lashes out at 'impeachment hoax' at New Jersey rally
January 29 at 04:21 GMT +00:00
01:27
Peru: Keiko Fujimori sent back to jail for 15 months of pre-trial detention
January 29 at 02:57 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
05:13
USA: Trump lawyer dismisses Bolton's book in impeachment trial
January 29 at 02:50 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:08
USA: Impeachment trial moves to question phase as oral arguments conclude
January 29 at 02:48 GMT +00:00
01:50
USA: Mural honouring Kobe Bryant and his daughter goes up in LA
January 29 at 01:55 GMT +00:00
03:48
Israel: Tel Aviv residents react to Trump's 'peace plan'
January 29 at 01:34 GMT +00:00
03:14
State of Palestine: Demonstrators rally to protest 'deal of the century'
January 29 at 01:32 GMT +00:00
04:21
Mexico: ‘Baby Jesus’ figures painted as pop culture characters become Candelaria hit
January 29 at 00:44 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
03:26
Belgium: Ukraine is 'key partner' - EU's Borrell after meeting with Ukrainian PM
January 29 at 00:29 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
03:19
State of Palestine: 'Jerusalem is not for sale' - Abbas reacts to Trump's 'peace plan'
January 29 at 00:09 GMT +00:00
All latest videos