Protesters clash with police in third day of Catalan pro-independence demonstrations
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.
The 12 defendants — including former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont currently in self-imposed exile — face up to 25 years in jail.
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.
Spain’s acting prime minister warned demonstrators 'not to play with fire'.
The Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament decided on 3 September to submit observations to the European Court of Justice on the case of the jailed MEP from Catalonia, Oriol Junqueras. [...] The importance of the Court’s decision cannot be underestimated.
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.
Host Tesa Arcilla sits down with European politicians and experts to discuss the latest headlines from both Brussels and Strasbourg.
The demonstrators were protesting the fact that three of their elected MEPs were not allowed to go to work on Tuesday.
Free to travel around Europe but persecuted in Spain. Accused of rebellion in Madrid but acquitted of it in Germany. [...] An MEP-elect thanks to the votes of one million people, but dependent on European courts in order to fulfill his mandate.
The high-profile trial — that has heard from more than 300 witnesses and rejected at least 50 — came to an end on Wednesday with the final statements of the defendants.
In Spain today, the trial of a group of Catalonian separatist leaders will end. The trial itself started in February, but the road into the court system for the activists started long before then.
Charles Puigdemont declared independence from Catalonia and came to Belgium, where he was elected as an MEP. Now, he is being denied temporary EU accreditation. The decision was extended to all Spanish MEPs. Read more about why that was the resolution here.
The Spanish parliament's governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial over the region's failed 2017 independence bid.
Five Catalan separatists were allowed out of prison to be sworn in at the opening session of Spain's new parliament 20 days after general elections
Five elected Catalan leaders were allowed out of prison for a few hours today, in order to be sworn in at the opening of the Spanish Parliament.
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.
Locals in a Spanish town set alight and shot at a puppet made to resemble Carles Puigdemont, the ex-president of the Spanish region of Catalonia.
As our road trip team arrives in Barcelona, they ask Catalans what they think of think of the independence movement.
Mariano Rajoy has been giving evidence in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist politicians.
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Pro-independence supporters took to the streets in Barcelona on Saturday evening to protest the ongoing trial of Catalan leaders, which started on Tuesday.
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Spanish democracy took root following turbulent times. It is this belief in freedom and the rule of law that ensures all Spanish citizens get a fair trial, including pro-independence leaders from Catalonia.