Civil Guard raids Catalan government offices, arrests 12 over illegal referendum

Officers entered nine government premises, including the Palau de la Generalitat – the seat of government – the foreign affairs, economy and labor departments, according to the EFE news agency.vTwelve people have been arrested, according to police sources. One of them is a top Catalan official, Economy Secretary General Josep María Jové, who answers directly to the deputy regional premier, Oriol Junqueras.

(Translation thanks to El Pais)