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Two armed men have entered a restaurant in Barcelona and are reported to be holding hostages, following an attack in which a van was driven into a crowd, causing a number of injuries. Two people are reported to have been killed. Police say they are "terrorist attacks".
Several thousand people demonstrated across France on Saturday in continuing fallout from the alleged baton rape of a young black man two seeks ago.
Police said 2,300 people demonstrated in Paris, organisers put the figure at 4-5,000, to protest at the assault on Théo Luhaka on a working-class housing estate in Aulnay-sous-Bois, near Paris.
Police detain a demonstrator in Paris on Saturday
Left-wing presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Green MP Noël Mamère and former footballer Lilian Thuram joined their ranks.
Thirteen people were arrested after several hundred people threw projectiles at police, who responded with teargas.
Some 350 people demonstrated in the western city of Rennes, where four arrests were made, and there were smaller marches in Nice, Le Mans, Poitiers, Montpellier, Dijon, Nantes, Angers, La Rochelle, Amiens and Avignon.