Articles about Catalonia

Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

25 Dec 2020

Sports
Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

'Boxing Day' is the day when sporting action takes place all over the globe.

In battle against coronavirus, Spain to cull nearly 100,000 mink

17 Jul 2020

World
In battle against coronavirus, Spain to cull nearly 100,000 mink

Spain, which was once among the top five countries affected by the novel coronavirus, obviously doesn't want an exponential rise in cases again. Hence, it has decided to cull nearly 100,000 mink, after a farm employee's wife tested coronavirus-positive in Aragon province.

Coronavirus: Large-scale Spanish study finds only 5% people developed antibodies

06 Jul 2020

World
Coronavirus: Large-scale Spanish study finds only 5% people developed antibodies

A large-scale study in Spain has found that only 5% of the population has developed antibodies against COVID-19.

Barcelona and Juventus confirm Arthur, Pjanic swap deals

30 Jun 2020

Sports
Barcelona and Juventus confirm Arthur, Pjanic swap deals

Spanish club Barcelona have confirmed that Arthur will join Juventus in a £75m deal later this summer, while they will get Miralem Pjanic for £59.4m the other way.

Despite coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide refuse to stay indoors

23 Mar 2020

World
Despite coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide refuse to stay indoors

Around the world, the coronavirus outbreak has compelled authorities to impose strict regulations advising social distancing and urging people to stay indoors.

RFEF asks Barcelona-Real Madrid to set new El Clasico date

18 Oct 2019

Sports
RFEF asks Barcelona-Real Madrid to set new El Clasico date

La Liga's greatest clash, El Clasico, played between giants Barcelona and Real Madrid, has been rescheduled from October 26.

Remember these top European performances by Manchester United?

20 Sep 2019

Sports
Remember these top European performances by Manchester United?

Manchester United are the record champions of England, having won the Premier League on 20 occasions.

Are Barcelona discussing terms of Neymar's return?

18 Oct 2018

Sports
Are Barcelona discussing terms of Neymar's return?

If reports are to be believed, Barcelona's top-brass are discussing a possible return of their prodigal son, Neymar.

The GOAT of Catalonia: Messi becomes Barca's most decorated player

13 Aug 2018

Sports
The GOAT of Catalonia: Messi becomes Barca's most decorated player

Barcelona's Spanish Super Cup victory against Sevilla has added another feather in the already glorious cap of Lionel Messi.

Neymar wants to return to Barcelona FC

10 Mar 2018

Sports
Neymar wants to return to Barcelona FC

Sensational claims are being made in Catalonia stating that Neymar Jr has contacted Barcelona FC for a possible return this summer.

Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory

22 Dec 2017

World
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.

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

13 Nov 2017

World
#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.

Amid #CatalanCrisis, Spain offers to allow future referendums

09 Nov 2017

World
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.

Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars

03 Nov 2017

World
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.

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

01 Nov 2017

World
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.

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

29 Oct 2017

World
#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.

Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

28 Oct 2017

World
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.

Catalan Parliament declares independence from Spain

27 Oct 2017

World
Catalan Parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalonia's regional parliament has voted in favor of independence from Spain, ahead of a vote in the Spanish Senate to seize Catalan region's autonomous powers.

Catalonia: MPs clash over difference of opinion on Spanish takeover

27 Oct 2017

World
Catalonia: MPs clash over difference of opinion on Spanish takeover

Spain is set to invoke measures to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

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

22 Oct 2017

World
#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.

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

20 Oct 2017

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

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

Catalonia declares independence, puts it on hold

11 Oct 2017

World
Catalonia declares independence, puts it on hold

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

French minister: Catalonia will lose EU membership with independence

10 Oct 2017

World
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.

Catalonia referendum: Thousands attend pro-unity rallies in Madrid

08 Oct 2017

World
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?

05 Oct 2017

World
Spain: Will Catalonia become independent soon?

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

FC Barcelona joins strike over Catalonia's independence vote

04 Oct 2017

Sports
FC Barcelona joins strike over Catalonia's independence vote

FC Barcelona announced that the club is joining the strike against "the serious events which took place during the day of the Catalan referendum on independence."

Spain: Tensions mount ahead of the Catalan independence referendum

01 Oct 2017

World
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.