Spain court says Catalan president unfit to hold public office for 18 months
A court in Spain ruled Thursday that Catalonia's president Quim Torra was unfit to hold public office for 18 months because he failed to remove separatist symbols from public buildings during an election campaign.
Barcelona ramps up security as Catalan separatists target Clasico
Spain will deploy a large-scale security operation involving 3,000 personnel at the Clasico on Wednesday when the likes of Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos look set to share the limelight with Catalan separatist protests.
Catalan separatists block Spain-France highway
Catalan separatist activists blocked traffic on Monday on a motorway linking Spain and France, in a fresh protest against the sentencing last month of nine of their leaders to lengthy jail terms.
350,000 protesters flood Barcelona for separatist 'freedom' rally
Around 350,000 people rallied in downtown Barcelona on Saturday, turning the streets into a sea of independence flags in the latest mass protest against Spain's jailing of nine separatist leaders.
Barcelona, Real Madrid eye Dec 18 date for postponed Clasico
The Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid, Spain's biggest football match, has been postponed due to protests in Catalonia, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Friday.
Fresh protests in Catalonia after third night of violence
After a fresh night of violence that rocked Barcelona, Catalan separatists Thursday pressed on with their protests against the sentencing of nine of their leaders by blocking roads and railways across the Spanish region.
Spain police arrest 51 people during Catalan protests
Police in Spain said Wednesday they arrested 51 people across Catalonia overnight after violent protests over the jailing of nine separatist leaders for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid.
Spain braces for fresh unrest over Catalan sentence
Catalonia geared up for more upheaval on Tuesday a day after thousands of pro-independence activists stormed Barcelona airport in an angry response to Spain's jailing of nine of its leaders following a failed secession bid.