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30 Oct 2017
Spanish prosecutors demanded Monday that Catalonia's dismissed leaders be charged with rebellion after its parliament declared independence, as Madrid moved to take control of the region.
29 Oct 2017
Catalonia's secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont stood defiant Saturday against Madrid's moves to depose him, urging "democratic opposition" to direct rule forced...
28 Oct 2017
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.
27 Oct 2017
Catalonia's parliament voted Friday to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a republic.
27 Oct 2017
Spain's premier urged senators Friday to grant him the power to impose direct rule on Catalonia, where separatists fought back with a proposed independence bid.
23 Oct 2017
A far-left Catalan party on Monday threatened "massive civil disobedience" if Spain dismisses the region's government to stave off its threat to declare independence.
21 Oct 2017
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted on Saturday the Catalan giants cannot be used by either side of a political battle over Catalonia's drive to gain independence from Spain.
19 Oct 2017
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.
18 Oct 2017
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists he cannot imagine "Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona" but has admitted concern at the political crisis sweeping Spain amid Catalonia's drive for independence.
18 Oct 2017
Spain said Wednesday it would take the unprecedented step of seeking to suspend Catalonia's autonomy if the region's leader does not abandon his independence bid, on the eve of his deadline to give a final answer.
17 Oct 2017
Spain's government announced late Monday it was cutting its forecast from 2.6 percent to 2.3 percent economic growth next year, saying the political crisis in Catalonia was creating uncertainty.
16 Oct 2017
Spain's government said Monday Catalonia's separatist leader had failed to clarify whether he had declared independence, urging him to say by Thursday whether he was maintaining his drive to break the region away from Spain.

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