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Sunday, 17 March, 2002, 11:33 GMT
In pictures: Barcelona protests
Demonstrators took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to protest their causes outside the EU summit. But what started out as a carnival of protest ended in injury.

Scenes from the protests
A day of carnival-style protest ended in blood being spilled yet again

Giant puppet representing the euro
Anti-globalisation marchers had brought a mardi gras feel to the protests

Anti-globalisation drummers
At first, the devilry seemed to go no further than the plastic horns on some marchers

Basque nationalists brandish their flags in Barcelona
It was not all about globalisation, as these Basque separatists made clear

Masked youths smash window of bank in central Barcelona
For some of the marchers, anti-capitalism meant physically smashing up banks

Police make arrests
Riot police were out in force and quickly moved in when trouble appeared to arise

Some demonstrators or bystanders took shelter, perhaps ironically, inside the cash-point halls of banks

Demonstrator is grabbed by security staff after disrupting Barcelona-Real Madrid match
Even football could not escape the day of action as a Basque protester invaded the pitch

See also:

16 Mar 02 | Europe
EU summit agrees key reforms
15 Mar 02 | Europe
Clashes break out at EU summit
14 Mar 02 | Europe
Protesters rally in Barcelona
13 Jul 01 | Europe
Flashback to summit flashpoints
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