Spain PM and Catalonia's new separatist leader ready to meet
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalonia's new separatist leader Quim Torra said Tuesday they were willing to meet, as the regional president prepares to form a government and keep fighting to break from Spain. Torra made a request to meet Rajoy earlier in the day from Berlin, where he was visiting deposed Catalan leader…
Spanish PM tells Catalan separatists to pick a leader who respects the law
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sunday called on Catalan separatists to choose a regional leader who respects the law to replace exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont, who faces arrest if he returns to Spain.
FIFA threatens to boot Spain out of 2018 Russia World Cup
FIFA has confirmed that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended from the 2018 Russia World Cup because of political interference.
Spain PM Rajoy calls on companies not to leave Catalonia
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sunday urged businesses not to abandon Catalonia after hundreds of firms moved their legal headquarters away as uncertainty over the region's independence drive drags on.
Rajoy's Real visit Puigdemont's Girona in troubled times
The match brings the favourite teams of the Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and Spanish Primer Minister Mariano Rajoy, who is a fan of Real Madrid.
Spain takes control of 'independent' Catalonia
Spain moved Saturday to seize direct control of Catalonia, sacking its police chief a day after the Catalan regional parliament's independence declaration sent shock waves through Europe.
Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos
Spanish Primer Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Saturday that Madrid will move to dismiss Catalonia's separatist government and call fresh elections in the semi-autonomous region.
Spain to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy
Spain said Thursday it will press ahead with suspending Catalonia's autonomy after the region's leader warned he may declare independence, heralding an unprecedented escalation of the country's worst political crisis in decades.