Catalania Independence: News

22 Dec 2017


Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory

According to media reports, Catalonia's pro-independence parties are on their way to winning a majority of seats in the region's parliament.

13 Nov 2017


#CatalanCrisis: Spanish PM Rajoy vows to end "separatist havoc"

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy's iron will has steered Madrid's tough handling of the ongoing Catalan crisis.

09 Nov 2017


Amid #CatalanCrisis, Spain offers to allow future referendums

The Catalan crisis recently took a dramatic turn after Spain initiated legal action and detained former-members of Catalonia's cabinet.

03 Nov 2017


Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars

Spain seems to be making no concessions for pro-independence supporters even as the constitutional crisis over Catalan independence deepens.

01 Nov 2017


Ex-Catalan president in Brussels, says he's not seeking asylum

After declaring Catalonia's independence from Spain and subsequently being removed from power, former-Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has visited Brussels.

29 Oct 2017


#CatalanCrisis: Madrid says Puigdemont is welcome to run for elections

After Catalonia declared independence recently, Madrid sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and called for fresh elections to be held.

28 Oct 2017


Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has dissolved the Catalan parliament an hour after MPs voted to declare independence from Spain.

22 Oct 2017


#CatalanCrisis deepens, Spain to remove leaders, take control of Catalonia

As sentiments surrounding Catalonia's independence from Spain run high, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has put forward plans to conduct elections in the region.

20 Oct 2017


Catalan independence: Madrid moves to suspend the region's autonomy

Catalonia declared independence from Spain in a recently held parliamentary session.

11 Oct 2017


Catalonia declares independence, puts it on hold

The Catalan Parliament signed a declaration of independence in a session eagerly watched by the whole world.

10 Oct 2017


French minister: Catalonia will lose EU membership with independence

Both Madrid and the Catalan authorities have been raising the stakes in the matter of Catalonia's independence from Spain.

08 Oct 2017


Catalonia referendum: Thousands attend pro-unity rallies in Madrid

Tens of thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets in Madrid in a pro-unity rally against the disputed referendum for Catalan independence that took place on October 1.

Spain: Will Catalonia become independent soon?

Catalonia's people overwhelmingly voted for independence from Spain in a recently conducted referendum.

Spain: Tensions mount ahead of the Catalan independence referendum

Tensions are building in Spain's Catalan region ahead of an independence referendum earlier prohibited by Madrid.