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 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.
The self-exiled former Catalonia leader had some strong words for Brussels and Madrid.
Protesters took to the streets of the Spanish capital yesterday to demonstrate against the government's policy of dialogue with Catalan separatists.
Tomorrow is the start of the trial of 12 separatists, following their failed cessation bid in 2017.
Thousands of people demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday (February 10) against Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's proposed talks to ease political tensions in Catalonia, in a protest organised by centre-right and far-right opposition parties.
Demonstrations in Madrid over plans by PM for Catalan talks
Leaders of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum are facing a combined total of 217 years in prison for inciting rebellion. Defending their rights is in the self-interest of Europe if it wants to remain a leading force for democracy.
Catalan separatists had earlier blocked roads and clashed with police as Spanish ministers held a cabinet meeting in the regional capital.
Spain’s trail of the century begins tomorrow, as 18 leading Catalan separatists will face prosecution for their role in Catalonia’s unilateral declaration of independence from Madrid.
The Spanish government says if Catalan regional authorities cannot prevent separatists closing major roads it will have to send in national police to end the protests
While many would agree that the Spanish Constitution has served its purpose in keeping a fragile democracy in tact, many more Spaniards would agree that the time has come to make changes to the 40-year-old document. Agreement on what these changes should be is a different matter altogether.
The Catalan independence movement is just one of the many obstacles facing a push to modernise the Spanish Constitution. In order to make sure it serves the needs of all Spaniards today, we have to solve our long-standing problems first.
Jailed leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Turull played a part in Catalonia's failed bid for independence last year, and have gone on hunger strike to 'raise awareness' of unfair treatment by Spain ahead of the trial.
Spanish auditors have ordered former Catalan leader Artur Mas and nine others to repay €4.9 million of public money spent on a non-binding independence vote in 2014.
Separatists claim intimidation and provocation from police who are engaged in a pay dispute with Madrid.
Spain’s State Attorney dropped a call for rebellion charges to be brought against jailed Catalan independence leaders on Friday. It says it would seek lesser charges of sedition and misappropriation of funds.