Scuffles break out as artworks removed from Catalan city's museum

Police clash with protesters in Lleida as 44 works of art at centre of dispute between Catalonia and region of Aragón are removed

Scuffles have broken out between police and demonstrators after hundreds of people gathered outside a museum in the Catalan city of Lleida to protest against the removal of 44 works of art that have been at the centre of a long-running dispute between Catalonia and the neighbouring region of Aragón.The pieces, which include paintings, alabaster reliefs and polychromatic wooden coffins, were sold to the Catalan government by the nuns of the Sijena convent, in Aragón, in the 1980s. The Aragones...