Demonstrators clash with police in Barcelona on Friday. Photo: dpa

Clashes erupt in Barcelona as half a million protesters rally over jailed Catalan leaders

  • Mass show of anger is largest since Spain’s Supreme Court jailed nine separatists on Monday, sparking violent protests
  • Rally coincided with general strike, prompting flight cancellations, closure of shops and top tourist attractions, and slowing public transport to a trickle
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Demonstrators clash with police in Barcelona on Friday. Photo: dpa
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