The atmosphere has calmed down since Sunday, but the Committees for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) remain active calling demonstrations like the one on Tuesday.Full Story
Sanchez was booed by small groups outside the hospitals where he visited injured police officers.Full Story
The plan prepared by the Government foresees that Franco's remains will be transferred in an Armed Forces helicopter and that there are no images of either the exhumation or its inhumation in the pantheon where his wife, Carmen Polo, already rests.
In other points of Catalonia, there have been demonstrations in front of commissaries and squares to protest for those detained in riots and to ask for the freedom of secessionist leaders.
Although over 180 people were injured and 300 arrested, pro-independence citizens have pledged their commitment to new demonstrations on Saturday.
Large-scale "marches for freedom" are being conducted in Barcelona and several cities across Catalonia as the people renew their demands for independence.
Peaceful demonstrations throughout Wednesday deteriorated after nightfall into clashes between police and protesters, prompting regional government leader Quim Torra to demand an immediate return to normality.
The sentencing of nine pro-independence leaders to prison triggered an impressive resistance movement which has entered its third consecutive day
Three people were detained, a police spokesman said. Catalan police warned people on Twitter not to approach the epicenter of protests.
Protesters blocked train and metro access to the Barcelona airport and others temporarily halted traffic on the A2 highway, as well as on several regional roads across Catalonia.
Spain will hold a repeat parliamentary election on Nov. 10 as Sanchez failed to secure enough support to be confirmed as premier.