No independence for Catalonia, says Spanish PM
There will be no independence for Catalonia, nor a referendum on the question if the socialists are returned to power, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told supporters Sunday.
Catalan separatists' long-awaited trial begins in Madrid
Twelve Catalan separatist leaders involved in an attempt to break from Spain went on trial on Tuesday under intense scrutiny, as tensions over the future of the region flare again.
Madrid threatens to send national police to Catalonia to provide order
Spain's government has warned authorities in Catalonia that it could take over responsibility for law and order in the region after radical separatists blocked a highway.
Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders start hunger strike
Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders awaiting trial in a Spanish jail over their role in last year's failed independence bid began a hunger strike on Saturday, their lawyer said. Jordi Sanchez, the former head of the influential grassroots ANC independence movement, and Jordi Turull, a former minister in the Catalan regional government, are taking this…
Spain Supreme Court orders trial of former Catalan leaders
Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year's declaration of independence.
One year on, Spain remembers victims of jihadist twin attacks
A year after jihadist attacks in Catalonia killed 16 people, Barcelona paid homage to the victims Friday without managing to set aside bitter divisions over independence.
Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont says to return to Belgium
Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont said Wednesday he will head to Belgium where he will keep pressing for his region's independence after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant for him.
Spain drops international arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans
A Spanish judge on Thursday dropped European and international arrest warrants for deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and other separatist leaders who fled abroad, the Supreme Court said, which means they no longer face extradition.
Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders
Thousands of Catalans protested Saturday in Barcelona for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile. Catalonia's pro-independence president Quim Torra took part in the march just a day after he met Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez, with both…