The Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy has called for calm and said the rule of law would be restored in Catalonia, after the region declared independence from Spain.
The Spanish Senate is expected to trigger Article 155 of the country's constitution
Spanish PM Rajoy fires government of Catalonia
Trying to avoid being manipulated while being accused of manipulation, covering the Catalan debate is complicated.
The semi-autonomous region has declared independence, in direct defiance of the government in Madrid which is preparing to impose direct rule over the region
There was no support of Catalan independence from European leaders.
EU Council President Donald Tusk tweeted: “For EU nothing changes. Spain
Spanish government is set to impose direct rule over Catalonia as crisis spirals
Catalonia’s independence referendum on October 1 has plunged Spain into its biggest political crisis for a generation.
The north-east region’s
Spain's parliament has given the green light for Madrid to take over the region after the Catalan parliament declared independence.
The rebel region's parliament may choose to unilaterally declare a split from Spain
Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is set to call a snap regional election, political allies said, a move that could help break a one-month deadlock
Amid the tense stand-off between Barcelona and Madrid, the regional government has refused to call early elections.
Focus turns on the governments of Barcelona and Madrid for the next step in the Catalonia crisis
Reports now claim leader Carles Puigdemont is not going to Madrid for last-ditch talks
The Catalonian Parliament will meet later this week to consider its response to the Spanish government's decision to claw back the region's autonomy.
Anxiety rises in Catalonia as Spain's political crisis deepens
The speech followed the Spanish prime minister's announcement that he will sack the region's government and call elections
Thousands in Barcelona demand freedom for independence activists
The Spanish prime minister also said he would curb the powers of Catalonia's parliament
Antonio Tajani had stinging words for Catalan separatists, denouncing those "sowing discord by deliberately ignoring laws"
In this edition of State of the Union: it’s been a headline-grabbing week in the EU, with the Catalonia crisis escalating and Brexit dominating an
The Spanish government has agreed with the country’s opposition Socialists (PSOE) to hold regional elections in Catalonia in January.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to suspend Catalonia's autonomy over its independence moves
How is the crisis in Catalonia affecting its many international residents and businesses?
Madrid will trigger the suspension of Catalonia’s political autonomy on Saturday after the region missed a deadline to clarify an ambiguous
The stage is set for a Catalonia - Spain showdown as Madrid's ultimatum for an independence retraction ends