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21 Dec 2018
Catalan pro-independence groups blocked roads and clashed with baton-wielding police on Friday in protests against a Spanish government cabinet meeting in Barcelona which separatists branded a provocation.
11 Dec 2018
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.
1 Dec 2018
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…
2 Nov 2018
Spanish prosecutors called Friday for Catalan separatist leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public funds over last year's failed secession bid.
25 Oct 2018
Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year's declaration of independence.
17 Aug 2018
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.
28 Jul 2018
Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont returns to Belgium on Saturday to keep pressing for his region's independence after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant for him.
25 Jul 2018
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.
19 Jul 2018
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.
14 Jul 2018
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…
1 Jun 2018
Germany's federal prosecutors said Friday they have filed a formal request to extradite deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain, where he faces charges of rebellion and corruption.
23 May 2018
Catalonia's new separatist president on Wednesday postponed the swearing in of his administration after Madrid rejected four regional minister who are in jail or exile over the region's independence push.

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