Catalonia independence challenge
Let us split from Spain – the message from hundreds of thousands of Catalans, who have taken to the streets to renew their call for independence for the region.
Mayor of Girona, Carles Puigdemont, has been voted in as the new President of Catalonia. The move puts the north-eastern region back on the road to
Barring any last-minute surprises Catalunya appears to be heading for new elections in March. The current president of the region and leader of the
The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain
Spain’s Constitutional Court has revoked a motion from the Catalonian Parliament to begin the process to separate from Madrid. The regional assembly
The Catalan parliament has backed a declaration initiating the first step towards independence from Spain. Politicians, led by regional President
Catalonia sets the ball rolling for independence from Spain, despite objections from Madrid. A nine-point road map seeks secession within 18 months.
Catalonia’s government has denounced as politically motivated, charges of civil disobedience being brought against their acting regional president
The Catalan president Artur Mas has been charged under Spain’s civil disobedience laws with organising a referendum on independence in November last
Catalonia may have voted, but despite the fact that the separatist groups won 72 seats, uncertainties remain. The grouping Junts pel Si or Togther
Spain’s Prime Minister has ruled out independence talks for Catalonia after separatist parties won an absolute majority in Sunday’s regional
Celebrations in Barcelona as pro-independence parties win a clear majority of seats in Catalonia’s regional parliament. In what was billed as a
There were celebrations in Barcelona after pro-independence parties won an absolute majority of seats in Catalonia’s 135-strong regional parliament
Independence parties gain majority in regional parliament but narrowly fail to secure crucial 50% of popular vote.
If the pro-independence bloc wins Sunday’s (September 28) regional election in Spain’s Catalonia region, it has said it will start a process that
Pro-separatist parties are expected to win control of Catalonia’s regional parliament after today’s (September 27) election. They consider it a
Voting is underway across the Spanish region of Catalonia in an election that is considered by pro-separatist parties as a proxy-vote on
Five-and-a-half million Catalans are set to vote in the Spanish region’s parliamentary elections. Sunday’s ballot has been framed by separatist
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. Many consider the poll a proxy vote on
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. The pro-independence coalition, which
Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region holds local elections on Sunday (September 27). Many national parties see it as a proxy vote on breaking away
Catalonia marks its national day and the start of election an campaign, which secessionists hope will open the door to independence from Spain.
The Spanish Prime Minister said on Tuesday that no one is going to break up the country. Mariano Rajoy was reacting to the Catalan president’s claim
Catalans are set to go to the polls next month. Once again, independence for the autonomous region is on the agenda. The region is one of 17 in Spain
Catalonia’s leader Arthur Mas has announced early elections for the wealthy region in a direct challenge to the national government in Madrid. Mas
After the tension that surrounded Scotland’s recent independence referendum, the reaction in Brussels to the non-binding Catalan vote has been
Catalan President Artur Mas has vowed to step up the pressure for independence after a symbolic vote in the region on Sunday. More than two million
Millions of Catalans voted on Sunday in a non-binding symbolic referendum on the independence of Catalonia from Spain, with over 80 percent voting in
Organisers of Catalonia’s informal vote on independence have declared it a great success after 80 percent supported the idea. Around one third of
The head of Catalonia’s government says the region has earned the right to a referendum on independence from Spain. Artur Mas was speaking as he