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Spanish PM says Madrid could adopt direct rule over Catalunya

Catalan leader seeks dialogue with Madrid but states region's right to be 'independent state'

Catalan leader urged not to split from Spain as fears grow over economy

Carles Puigdemont set to pull back from independence push in key speech this week

Rival pro-unity rallies held in Madrid and Palma de Mallorca

EU and Spanish officials pick former prime minister as possible mediator

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont set to declare independence at Monday's session

Finance flight worries as CaixaBank and Sabadell see shares plummet

Josep Lluís Trapero could face 15 years in prison for defying orders to halt referendum

Monarch accuses Carles Puigdemont and independence groups of 'undermining society'

Union leaders call for general srike as Barcelona protesters voice anger at police

Euphoric crowds in Catalunya Square celebrated a conclusive victory in the referendum with preliminary results suggesting 90% of counted ballots favoured independence. The results were...

BARCELONA'S La Liga fixture against Las Palmas has gone ahead behind closed doors after political unrest in the Catalan city following today's referendum. Reports suggest...

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils. Joseph...

A SPOKESPERSON for the Catalan regional government has stated that at least 337 people have been injured so far in clashes with police as...

The Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Catalunya (TSJC) have vowed that due to the inactivity of the Catalonian Police - the Mossos d'Esquadra - during...

THE Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, is under immense pressure to resign following the action of the Spanish National Police in Catalunya. A Twitter...

VIDEO footage has emerged of Spanish cops violently suppressing the Catalunya referendum. https://twitter.com/owenjones84/status/914428679815614464 In videos shared by the Guardian journalist Owen Jones, Cops can be seen...

CATALUNYA'S independence referendum has begun in earnest this morning, despite Spanish national police brutality and technical issues. Catalans occupied polling stations and the space outside...

PHOTOS circulating on social media are allegedly showing the bloody outcome of Catalunya's independence referendum. The photos show bloodied locals being walked away by police...
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WITNESSES in Catalunya have reported excessive use of force by police. According to Sky News, police used their batons to attack residents who were sitting...
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GUARDIA Civil have shot rubber bullets at voters taking part in the Catalunya independence referendum. Tensions are rising as voters across the region are attempting...

Huge crowds have answered calls from referendum organizers and turned up hours before voting is set to start to protect remaining polling stations. Local radio...

GOVERNMENT figures in Madrid are increasingly confident they have struck a huge blow to Catalan secessionists ahead of tomorrow’s vote. Enric Millo, the central government’s...

THEY say the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain. Judging by the way the rain fell in Barcelona today perhaps the old rules...

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