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Spain begins investigation into Catalonia Pegasus spyware allegations
A report found more than 60 pro-independence figures had their mobile phones hacked using the software.
Borrell sparks Catalonia backlash over Zelenskyy-Puigdemont comparison
Josep Borrell has angered Catalonia's independence movement by comparing Ukraine's president to Carles Puigdemont.
In Barcelona, Catalans protest more Spanish taught in schools
Protesters see the recent court decision to demand more Spanish taught in Catalan schools as a threat to their own language, with the pushback expected to strengthen the region's separatist movement.
Pro-Catalan independence protesters gather in Barcelona
During a demonstration marking the fourth anniversary of a Catalan independence referendum, around a thousand pro-Catalan independence protesters gather in Barcelona to ask for political leaders to join them to "apply what we voted for, which is the unilateral declaration of independence."
Puigdemont leaves jail as Spain tells him: 'Submit to Spanish justice'
Puigdemont has been in exile in Belgium since 2017. Spain wants to put him on trial for his role in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.
Sanchez meets Catalan separatists and says solving impasse needs time
Spain’s prime minister and Catalonia's leader met on Wednesday to restart negotiations hoping to find a solution to the ongoing political crisis over separatist demands.
Divided Catalan separatists rally ahead of talks with Madrid
As they took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday, Catalan separatists tried to offer a display of unity despite the divisions in their ranks over upcoming talks with the Spanish government.
Scotland drops extradition proceedings against Catalan independentist
A Scottish court has dropped the extradition case of Catalan separatist politician Clara Ponsatí, who is wanted by Spain for "sedition".
Carles Puigdemont loses appeal against loss of MEP immunity
The European Court of Justice said there was no reason why Puigdemont could not face extradition and trial in Spain.
Catalan separatist leaders walk free from prison
Nine Catalan separatists pardoned by the Spanish government walked out of prison on Wednesday to the cheers of supporters, leaving behind their lengthy terms for organizing a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.
Pardoned Catalan pro-independence leaders leave prison in Spain
Nine separatists pardoned by the Spanish government walked free from prison on Wednesday, where they were serving lengthy terms for organising a bid for an independent northeastern Catalonia region nearly four years ago.
Pro-independence protesters demonstrate outside Barcelona's opera
Pro-independence protesters demonstrate outside Barlcelona's Opera house as PM Sanchez delivers major speech inside
'Abandon unilateralism', Spanish FM tells Catalan separatists
Spain's top diplomat urged Catalan separatists to "abandon unilateralism" after Madrid pardoned pro-independence politicians and activists jailed for their part in a 2017 secession push.
Pardons are 'only a first step' to a deal with Spain: Catalan leader
Pere Aragonès, the recently-elected president of Catalonia, tells Euronews that his government is ready to open a new chapter with Madrid and Brussels.
Scots and Catalans look to each other to ease independence woes
2021 is set to be a pivotal year in the independence movements in Scotland and Catalonia. But are there lessons each movement can learn from the other to avoid the pitfalls that threaten to derail their cause?
Puigdemont has lost his immunity from prosecution. What happens next?
The decision by MEPs will likely extend the three-and-a-half-year legal saga on the Catalan separatists' fate by months, if not years, as many avenues for appeal remain open.
'It's political persecution': Carles Puigdemont on losing his immunity
MEPs voted on Monday to strip their Catalan colleague Carles Puigdemont of his immunity from prosecution.
Puigdemont: 'Sad day' for democracy as MEPs vote to lift immunity
The European Parliament's move paves the way for Spain to pursue the separatists' extradition from Belgium to face trial over the 2017 independence referendum.
European Parliament to announce result of Puigdemont immunity vote
If MEPs strip the former leader of Catalonia of his special protection, he could be extradited to Spain and face trial.
Puigdemont vows to keep fighting after MEPs vote to lift his immunity
A European Parliament committee has voted to lift Carles Puigdemont's immunity. It will now go to a vote before all MEPs next month.