Huge pro-unity rally marks start of intense week in Catalonia
Thousands of protesters gathered in defence of Spanish unity in the Catalan capital
The semi-autonomous region has declared independence, in direct defiance of the government in Madrid which is preparing to impose direct rule over the region
Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is set to call a snap regional election, political allies said, a move that could help break a one-month deadlock
Focus turns on the governments of Barcelona and Madrid for the next step in the Catalonia crisis
Catalonia faces direct rule from Madrid
The Catalonian Parliament will meet later this week to consider its response to the Spanish government's decision to claw back the region's autonomy.
The Spanish prime minister also said he would curb the powers of Catalonia's parliament
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
'Insiders' spent five days filming with leading Catalan separatists and Spanish unity grassroots movements.
Catalan leader calls for dialogue in response to the Spanish prime minister's deadline, under threat of the region's autonomy being suspended.
The Spanish government will take control of Catalonia if regional leader Carles Puigdemont replies ambiguously to Madrid's question about whether he has declared independence from Spain.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is coming under pressure to declare full independence.
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy asked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to confirm if he has declared independence
Catalonia and the rest of Spain awaits Catalan leader's address - will he push ahead and declare independence?
As deputy director of the Catalan newspaper La Vanguardia, dean of the College of Journalists and professor of journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Josep Carles Rius has been watching
The Spanish premier has not ruled out using constitutional powers to remove Catalonia's autonomous status if it claims independence
A fresh legal ruling in Madrid has complicated the region's breakaway efforts
Catalan independence would mean a lot of upheaval, especially for those living in the border town of San Rafael del Rio.
King Felipe makes rare intervention into Spanish politics and accuses Catalan leaders of dividing society
Spain’s crisis over Catalonia is very serious and the ‘irresponsible behaviour’ of Catalan leaders could put the country’s economic stability at
Spain’s King Felipe has condemned the organisers of Catalonia’s disputed independence referendum, calling for unity.
In a rare national address
A selection of some of the videos seen on Twitter throughout the day
Spanish deputy PM praises police action in Catalan vote
How does the Catalonia region compare to the whole of Spain in terms of average life expectancy, employment, GDP, business, agriculture and R&D?