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Spain: Catalonians protest Spanish king's visit to Barcelona02:10

Spain: Catalonians protest Spanish king's visit to Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona
February 24, 2019 at 23:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of pro-independence Catalonians took to the streets in Barcelona on Sunday in protest of Spanish King Felipe VI during his visit to the Mobile World Congress.

Protesters rallied in front of the National Art Museum of Catalonia, with some burning Spanish flags and images of the monarch.

King Felipe became a polarising figure in Spain when he called separatist leaders 'irresponsible' on the eve of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.

Spain: Catalonians protest Spanish king's visit to Barcelona02:10
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Hundreds of pro-independence Catalonians took to the streets in Barcelona on Sunday in protest of Spanish King Felipe VI during his visit to the Mobile World Congress.

Protesters rallied in front of the National Art Museum of Catalonia, with some burning Spanish flags and images of the monarch.

King Felipe became a polarising figure in Spain when he called separatist leaders 'irresponsible' on the eve of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.