The decision by the US House of Representatives to pass legalisation tightening up the scrutiny of Hong Kong's autonomy from mainland China could mark a significant inflection point in the continuing impasse between the protestors there and the authorities in Beijing.
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, some waving Catalan flags and banners urging to "fight for freedom together", rallied in support of a separate Catalonia, broaching an issue that is anathema to Hong Kong's Communist Party leaders in Beijing.
Hong Kong demonstrators to hold protest in support of independent Catalonia.
Rescuers said they had found the body of a man along the coast around 40 kilometres north of Barcelona and that the search is ongoing for the four missing
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'.
Madrid was urged on Tuesday to open talks on self-determination for Catalonia after days of at-times violent protests over jail sentences for nine separatist leaders.
Pedro Sanchez rebuffed an offer by Quim Torra to meet.
Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont walks free after handing himself to Brussels police. Earlier this week, authorities received a third European arrest warrant 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.
Catalan leader Quim Torra wants a new vote on Catalan independence.
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.
At the summit on 17 and 18 October, EU leaders will discuss how to incorporate climate change initiatives into the budget.
Police clashed with Catalan independence supporters at Barcelona airport during protests Monday after 12 separatist leaders were sentenced for their part in a failed secession bid in 2017.
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.
More than a dozen people have been injured as protesters clashed with police across the Catalonia region on Monday after the Supreme Court sentencing of pro-independence leaders.
The Government of Spain and its main leaders have launched a campaign on social media under the hashtag #Everybodysland, at the same time that Spain's Supreme Court sentence -convicting nine Catalan separatist leaders to between 9 and 13 years in prison- was made public.
"We call for an end to repression, for the release of the political prisoners, for the exiles to be free to return home, for an amnesty that should mark an endpoint for all of those who have suffered reprisals", said president Quim Torra.
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'.
What is certainly questionable is whether there has really been a paradigm shift in countries that wish to take part in the European project; a change which has meant going from being old nation states to becoming new member states.
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.
For the past three months, emergency departments across France have been hit by industrial action. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working on the frontline of healthcare have walked out over concerns about patient safety and their working environments.