As vote looms, Catalan separatism loses its spark
As has happened every night for over a year, dozens of protesters demanding independence from Spain sit down in the middle of a wide Barcelona avenue, bringing traffic to a standstill.
Spain tells millions to stay home as EU meets on virus rescue plan
Four million residents of Barcelona have been urged to stay at home as virus cases rise, while EU leaders wrangled for a second day in Brussels on Saturday, seeking to rescue...
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.