Nine former officials were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison for their role in the 2017 bid for Catalonia’s independence. Three other defendants who were found guilty of disobedience escaped jail terms.
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In Paris police used water cannons against protestors (firefighters).
Firefighters protest in Paris: “We are in a situation that could be described as very serious”
Several thousand professional firefighters are expected Tuesday afternoon in Paris for a national event. They denounce in particular their working conditions, job cuts and demand the increase of their fire premium.
This parade, which must start at 14 o’clock from the Place de la République to end at 18 o’clock Place de la Nation, continues a strike started in June for the same reasons . Doctors and healthcare staff will join, including those of emergencies, also on strike for 7 months.
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