A massive protest in earlier on Saturday ended in violence on the streets of Barcelona.
"We have to be capable of creating a republic of free men and women," Catalan leader Quim Torra said.
Hundreds of Catalan separatists took to the streets in Barcelona on Tuesday (October 22) and symbolically "cleaned" Barcelona by dumping soap into a fountain.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Barcelona's Plaza España on Tuesday night, putting detergent in a water fountain. Their message to the authorities was to 'clean up the mess from Spain'.
Masked demonstrators clashed with police in central Barcelona on Friday as a fifth day of protests over the jailing of separatist leaders turned violent.
Protesters clash with police in third day of Catalan pro-independence demonstrations
At least four people have been detained as Spanish riot police clash with Catalan separatist protesters in Barcelona for a second consecutive day on Tuesday.
A Catalan activist and political commentator has condemned the sentences handed out to pro-separatist as leaders as undemocratic.
Andres da Silva told Euronews' Good Morning Europe that the severity of the sentences was undemocratic and greatly worsened the situation.
Barcelona is getting ready for the verdict from Spain's Supreme Court in the trial of the Catalan separatist leaders, nine of whom have been in pre-trial detention for close to two years.
A war of flags has taken over Barcelona's balconies with both pro and anti-independence supporters using their outside spaces to make clear where they stand on Catalonia's secession debate.
The 11 September holiday marks the fall of Barcelona in the Spanish War of Succession in 1714 and has become a focus point for the region's secessionist movement.
Catalonia celebrates on Wednesday its National Day despite internal divisions between the region's independentist parties.
The device is thought to date back to Spain's 1936-39 Civil War and was discovered 25 metres from the shore, by an off-duty police diver.
Burger King workers in Barcelona will now be able to grow facial hair after authorities ruled the company's internal policy against beards, moustaches, or stubble went against their constitutional rights.
Around 20 million tourists visit Barcelona each year, in stark contrast to the city’s population of just 1.6 million.
The increase in tourist numbers has also led to a decline in the resident population.
Eco-friendly fashion took to the runway with a message against pollution.
Spanish police said he attracted their attention because he looked nervous and had a disproportionately large hairpiece under his hat.
Fashion guru Charo Mora said "there is a clear turning point in the fashion industry. At times it may look like it's just a marketing strategy, but there is an increasing change."
The competition often sees racers reach speeds in excess of 130km/h.
Conservatives have regained control of the Spanish capital while the left hangs on in Barcelona.
The city council voted to modify bylaws, saying breeding will eventually be halted if they are not adhered to. Animal rights activists celebrated but some zookeepers are worried restrictions could do more harm than good.
The lack of action at the European level regarding the members of the Catalan government and leaders of the civil society in pre-trial detention or exiled, generated disappointment.
Catalan authorities have opened an investigation into allegations of sexist discrimination in the selection of hostesses working for the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The world's biggest mobile tech show is underway in Barcelona and foldable phones are one of the main talking points.
Riot police have clashed with pro-independence campaigners in Barcelona over the trial of a dozen Catalan separatists
Riot police have clashed with pro-independence campaigners in Barcelona over the continuing trial of a dozen Catalan separatist leaders