Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to suspend Catalonia's autonomy over its independence moves
Madrid will trigger the suspension of Catalonia’s political autonomy on Saturday after the region missed a deadline to clarify an ambiguous
The stage is set for a Catalonia - Spain showdown as Madrid's ultimatum for an independence retraction ends
The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has urged Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" ahead of Thursday's direct rule deadline
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is coming under pressure to declare full independence.
Rajoy's speech followed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's suspended declaration of independence
The Spanish premier has not ruled out using constitutional powers to remove Catalonia's autonomous status if it claims independence
A glance at what is fuelling the drive for independence in Spain's north-east corner.
Pro and anti-independence supporters have held more protests in Catalonia.
In Barcelona, a few hundred Spanish loyalists hit the city’s streets
Puigdemont previously said that his government would "act at the end of this week or the beginning of next"
More protests in Catalonia - national police are urged to leave region following crackdown during independence vote
Trump and Rjoy present a united front over separatist Catalonia
Spanish PM calls for Catalans to abandon independence vote as police raids spark anger in Barcelona
A Spanish court has suspended a Catalan law which outlined a legal framework for an independent state.
Municipal mayors in Catalonia have approved a decree agreeing to defy central government in Madrid and push ahead with a vote on independence
As Spain begins to grapple with Catalonia's planned vote on independence, residents of Barcelona - capital of the autonomous state - welcomed the news.
Barcelona prayed for peace on the third and final day of official mourning for the victims of Thursday's twin van attacks.
The anti-austerity Podemos Party brought the motion against the embattled prime minister.
Lawmakers in Spain have begun debating a motion of no-confidence against conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been called as a witness in a corruption trial that has long been plaguing his ruling Popular Party.
Europeans leaders Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have called for a "multi-speed Europe" at a mini-summit at the Palace of Versailles
Leaders gathered at the opulent palace - the symbol, for many, of France's "Ancien Regime" or old order - to prepare for the upcoming commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.
Hollande calls on France to avoid populism
Opposition parties say Mariano Rajoy's new team shows no sign of being open to the dialogue his minority government will need to survive.
The new cabinet, which sees six new faces, includes five female ministers
The conservative leader was sworn in by King Felipe on Monday and is expected to announce a new cabinet later this week.