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9 arrested as Spanish police hold dawn raids.

SPANISH police have arrested four men with alleged links to suspects held in Belgium over their involvement in the Brussels airport and metro attacks last year, officials said. The four were among nine men arrested in a vast operation targeting suspected Islamic extremists carried out in the northeast region of Catalonia in ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

How a Spanish chicken farmer became the greatest double agent of World War II.

In 1941, Catalonian chicken farmer Juan Pujol made an unlikely leap into the world of international espionage, becoming a spy first for the Germans, then for the British, and rising to become one of the greatest double agents of World War II. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe Pujol's ...

- Boing Boing - US

Spain arrests 9 suspected jihadist group members with possible ties to deadly Brussels attacks.

REUTERS/Albert Gea MADRID — Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France. Police said the arrested were one Spaniard and eight Moroccans living in Catalonia between 30 and 40 years old. A regional police ...

- Business Insider - US

Spain: Police arrest 8 suspected of ties to Brussels attacks.

Police in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi group with ties to the cells that carried out the 2016 suicide bomb attacks in Brussels' airport and subway.

- FOX News - US

Spanish Police Arrest 8 Suspected of Ties to Brussels Attacks.

Police in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi group with ties to the cells that carried out the 2016 suicide bomb attacks in Brussels' airport and subway. A police statement says the operation took place Tuesday with raids in five towns, including the regional ...

- Voice of America - US

First cable-driven robot that prints large-sized components in 3-D.

Together with the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia , Tecnalia has developed the first cable-driven robot that allows large parts and even small buildings to be created in situ. The innovative technology includes the latest advances in the field of robotics, digital manufacturing and 3-D printing.

- PhysOrg - NL

Spain: Police arrest 8 suspected of ties to Brussels attacks.

MADRID — Police in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi group with ties to the...

- Townhall.com - US

Why St George's Day is marked in Catalonia with roses and books.

Red roses and books flooded the streets of Barcelona as Spain's Catalonia region celebrated its patron saint on Sunday, with a tradition which is vying for a place on a prestigious UN list.

- The Local - ES

X-ray scattering and molecular dynamics simulations used to create real-time imaging of nanoparticle oxidation.

—A team of researchers affiliated with Temple University and Argonne National Laboratory has developed a way to observe material restructuring at the atomic scale in real time. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes their technique and what they observed as they followed the progression of ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Andy Murray joins Rafael Nadal at Barcelona Open after accepting wildcard.

Rusty world number one opts for Catalonia over Budapest as French Open preparations continue.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

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