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Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory

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.

Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

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.

Catalan Parliament declares independence from Spain

27 Oct 2017

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

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

#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

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

Catalonia declares independence, puts it on hold

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

Catalonia referendum: Thousands attend pro-unity rallies in Madrid

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: Tensions mount ahead of the Catalan independence referendum

01 Oct 2017

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.