Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - In Italy, violence was reported in at least two major northern cities, Milan and Turin. Meanwhile in Barcelona, demonstrators set rubbish bins on fire in the streets - before riot police intervened.

Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - In Italy, violence was reported in at least two major northern cities, Milan and Turin. Meanwhile in Barcelona, demonstrators set rubbish bins on fire in the streets - before riot police intervened.

Daily uk news  Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com
27 October 2020 - 09:45

Breaking News ! Protests erupted across Europe last night as thousands of angry demonstrators called on their governments to reconsider a second-round of lockdown restrictions.In Italy, violence was reported in at least two major northern cities, Milan and Turin, as vast crowds protested freedom-limiting restrictions enforced to tackle a second surge in coronavirus cases.Witnesses said a number of luxury stores, including a Gucci shop, were ransacked in central Turin as crowds of youths took to the streets after nightfall, letting off huge firecrackers and lighting coloured flares.Meanwhile in Barcelona, demonstrators set rubbish bins on fire in the streets - before riot police intervened to bring the chaos to an end.The demonstrations came just one day after Spain declared a second nationwide state of emergency covering all regions except the Canary Islands.The new state of emergency will initially last for 15 days but the Government plans to ask parliament for a six-month extension, meaning the restrictions - which include a 11pm to 6am curfew - could be enforced until early May 2021. Protests erupted across Italy and Spain last night as thousands of angry demonstrators called on their Governments to reconsider a second-round of lockdown restrictions. Vast crowds gathered on the streets of Barcelona with angry protesters setting dustbins on fire (pictured) In Turin, witnesses said a number of luxury stores, including a Gucci shop (pictured), were ransacked as crowds of youths took to the streets after nightfall, letting off huge firecrackers and lighting coloured flares There were also clashes in Milan (pictured), the capital of the neighbouring Lombardy region, an area that has borne the brunt of the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy  Hundreds of people gathered to protest against the measures implemented to stop the second spike of Covid-19 cases in Naples Demonstrators stand by a burning dustbin as clashes broke out during a demonstration in Turin, Italy, on Monday Protesters in Barcelona, waving placards including the slogan 'F*** Covidtalism', take part in an anti-curfew march last night In Barcelona, a group of hooded youths were seen dragging garbage containers to form a barricade on the Passeig di Picasso Clashes between demonstrators and police were seen during a protest against the measures implemented by the government in Turin on Monday In Turin, police responded with volleys of tear gas as they tried to restore order on Monday night.There were also clashes in Milan, the capital of the neighbouring Lombardy region, an area that has borne the brunt of the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy.'Freedom, freedom, freedom,' crowds chanted as they confronted police in the city centre.Italy saw a record 21,268 cases in one day on Sunday - the highest daily figure the country saw during the pandemic - followed by a further 17,012 on Monday. More than 37,400 people have died in total.The Italian government on Sunday ordered bars and restaurants to close by 6pm and shut public gyms, cinemas and swimming pools to try to slow a second wave of coronavirus infections that is battering much of the country.In another echo of the spring crisis, Italy's foreign ministry on Monday advised against unnecessary travel to other European countries and warned that people could get trapped if the situation worsens. Looking to calm tensions, the government has said it will present a package of measures on Tuesday to support businesses hurt by the new restrictions.Italy, once the country hardest hit by the pandemic in the industrialised world, has been overtaken by others in Europe including France and Britain. But infection rates have been rebounding rapidly since the start of October. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Angela Merkel says Germany is on the verge of losing control... FIFTY Northern Tory MPs mount a lockdown revolt: Boris faces... Eight million under toughest lockdown: Now Nottingham and... Share this article Share A number of regions, including Lombardy and Piedmont, have also imposed nighttime curfews.Many small businesses, still badly bruised by an initial nationwide lockdown in March and April, say the new restrictions could bankrupt them.

. Protesters took to the streets of up to a dozen cities on Monday, including Treviso, Trieste, Viareggio, Latina, Rome, Naples, Salerno, Palermo, Siracusa and Catania. Barcelona protesters build a barricade out of rubbish containers last night amid demands for a change in Covid-19 policy  In Milan, crowds chanted 'freedom, freedom, freedom' as they confronted police in the city centre. Pictured: Clashes between protesters and police in Milan  In Turin, police responded with volleys of tear gas as they tried to restore order on Monday night. Pictured: Demonstrators next to a fire in Turin A fire is seen burning on the street in Turin as demonstrators protest restrictions imposed to curb the second wave of coronavirus Police fire tear gas as clashes broke out during a protest in Turin on Monday night. Demonstrators were protesting Government-imposed measures to curb the spread of coronavirus Italy saw a record 21,268 cases in one day on Sunday - the highest daily figure the country saw during the pandemic - followed by a further 17,012 on Monday. More than 37,400 people have died in total. Pictured: Clashes in TurinMeanwhile in Spain, authorities in the Catalonia region are considering imposing a lockdown on weekends to fight the spread of the coronavirus.It comes just days after a nighttime curfew came into effect across the country as a second nation-wide state of emergency was declared.The new measures come amid a warning that Spain's intensive care units could be on the brink of 'collapse' by mid-November if cases are not brought under control. Spain's health emergency chief Fernando Simon said there was already a 'very critical situation' in some hospitals, according to RTVE. 'I do not know if they will reach a situation of collapse. If the measures that are applied have a rapid impact, it may be that we will be able to avoid that collapse. Does the possibility of collapse exist? Of course it does,' he said. Some regions of Spain, including Madrid and its surroundings, have Covid-19 patients filling up as many as 40 per cent of their intensive care beds. The figure for Spain as a whole is 24 per cent. Last week saw Spain becoming the first European country to record more than a million cases of the virus - and almost 35,000 people have died from it.The weekend saw a new record of 52,188 cases in three days, taking the total to 1,098,320, while another 279 people died of the disease.  Vast crowds gathered on the streets of Barcelona - with angry protesters setting dustbins on fire and marching while clutching signs reading: 'F*** Covid-talism'. Most participants in the demonstration were wearing masks as they called for clear and effective policies to tackle the economic fall-out brought about by restrictions.Riot police eventually went in to break up the demonstration, onlookers said.   The protests in Spain came amid a curfew in Barcelona which left streets mostly deserted (pictured on Monday night)  The Italian government on Sunday ordered bars and restaurants to close by 6pm and shut public gyms, cinemas and swimming pools to try to slow a second wave of coronavirus infections that is battering much of the country. Pictured: A demonstration in Turin Police officers stand guard as protesters gather during an anti-government demonstration on October 26 in Turin, Italy A damaged store front can be seen as protesters gather during an anti government demonstration on October 26 in Turin, Italy Protesters took to the streets of up to a dozen cities on Monday, including Treviso, Trieste, Viareggio, Latina, Rome, Naples (pictured), Salerno, Palermo, Siracusa and Catania Hundreds of people gathered to protest against the measures implemented to stop the Covid-19 second wave in Naples on Monday Vast crowds - many of whom wore protective face masks - were seen gathered in the streets of Naples on Monday Huge crowds were seen in Naples on Monday. Italy, once the country hardest hit by the pandemic in the industrialised world, has been overtaken by others in Europe including France and Britain. But infection rates have been rebounding rapidly since the start of October The air turned red during clashes between demonstrators and police at an anti-lockdown protest in Milan on Monday Police wearing helmets and clutching riot shields were seen during demonstrations in Milan, Italy, on Monday Protesters are seen walking along the streets amid clashes between demonstrators and police in Milan on Monday A protester is seen confronting police officers and the Carabinieri as they stand guard at the Central Station area during anti-government demonstrations in Milan, Italy Fires are seen blazing in the streets of Turin after anti-lockdown protests sparked chaos. New measures includes the 6pm closure of restaurants The air is red and filled with smoke during clashes between demonstrators and police in Milan on Monday night Police officers and the Carabinieri stand guard at the Central Station area during anti-government demonstrations on October 26 in Milan Metal barriers go flying amid demonstrations protesting the new Covid-19 regulations in Italy on Monday night  Read more: Simón alerta de un posible colapso de las UCI DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.has('external-source-links', 'externalLinkTracker'); });

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Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Wave of anti-lockdown protests sweeps across Europe: Thousands of furious demonstrators clash with police in cities in Italy and Spain as they urge their governments to abandon new restrictions on their freedom  MetiNews.Com

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