27 Oct 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had his "full support" in enforcing the law in Catalonia as Madrid readies to take direct control of the rebellious province.
22 Oct 2017
Spanish Primer Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Saturday that Madrid will move to dismiss Catalonia's separatist government and call fresh elections in the semi-autonomous region.
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.
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.
16 Oct 2017
Catalonia's separatist leader on Monday refused to say whether he had declared independence from Spain, calling for an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to settle the country's worst political crisis in a generation.
8 Oct 2017
Hundreds of people gathered on the city's Urquinaona square waving red and yellow flags and singing "Viva Espana". "We have perhaps been silent too long," Alejandro Marcos, 44, told AFP.
23 Sep 2017
"It would be sensible, reasonable and democratic to stop and say, there won't be a referendum, which they know won't happen," Rajoy told members of his conservative Popular Party at an event in the Balearic Islands.
26 Aug 2017
Fifteen were killed in the carnage and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has called on Spaniards to turn out in force to show their "love" and solidarity with Catalonia where the rampages took place.
18 Aug 2017
Drivers have ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving 13 people dead and injuring more...
26 Jul 2017
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will on Wednesday take the stand as a witness in a major graft trial involving former members of his conservative Popular Party, a first in the country.
18 Jun 2017
The death of Fandino, a 36-year-old from the northern Basque region, was front page news in several newspapers in Spain, where interest in the controversial centuries-old tradition remains high.