Pablo Hasel

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‘There is a blend of sound and smell and colour here; laughter, smoke, meals cooking, dogs barking, laundry dancing on the breeze.’ Francis Walshe in Barcelona

Francis Walshe is a freelance writer who has lived in Barcelona since last year. Originally from Waterford and a graduate of the University of Limeric(...)

Protesters riot during a march against the imprisonment of Spanish rapper Pau Rivadulla Duro (also known as Pablo Hasel) in Barcelona, on Sunday.  Photograph: Alenjandro Garcia/EPA

A week of unrest in Catalonia triggered by the jailing of a rapper has brought the region’s police force under scrutiny and could hamper efforts to fo(...)

 Protesters set fire to  dumpsters during a march against the imprisonment of Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday. Photograph: Toni Albir/EPA

Protesters threw bottles at police, set fire to containers and smashed up shops in Barcelona on Saturday in the fifth night of clashes after a rapper (...)

Police  clash with protesters in Madrid on Wednesday over the jailing of rap singer Pablo Hasél. Photograph: Manu Fernández/AP

Police fired tear gas, rubber bullets, and sound bombs at two protests in Madrid and Barcelona on Wednesday night, each attended by thousands, the day(...)

Spanish rapper Pablo Hasél is arrested by Catalonian police inside Lleida University. Photograph: Paul de la Calle/EPA

A Spanish rapper who barricaded himself inside a university to avoid serving a jail sentence for terrorism-related offences has been arrested amid an (...)

The Socialists’ candidate is Salvador Illa, who stepped down as Spanish health minister to run in this campaign. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

Catalans vote on Sunday in a tightly-fought election that is likely to set the tone of the relationship between Catalonia and Madrid for the coming ye(...)