Friday, June 22, 2018

German prosecutors ask courts to extradite former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain

After being detained in Germany last week, regional courts must decide whether to send the former president to Madrid where he faces charges of rebellion

UK beats Spain as second best tourist destination in the world by TripAdvisor

London came in second place while Barcelona was fifth after millions took part in the poll

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to appear in court today while violent protests break out in Barcelona

The former Catalan leader was arrested on Sunday and faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years

Michelin star chef defends high price of food at his restaurant in Spain

Albert Adria says €220 is a good price for a meal at his famous restaurant Enigma in Barcelona

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

Jailing of eight Catalan ministers by Spanish judge sparks protests in Barcelona

Carles Puigdemont remains in Brussels after failing to attend court hearing

BREAKING NEWS: Carles Puigdemont claims he isn’t seeking Belgian political asylum

Deposed leader calls on Spanish government to respect Catalan regional election result

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont in Belgium and could make political asylum claim

'We're keeping all options open', says axed leader's lawyer

Madrid moves to take control of Catalan institutions as Puigdemont threatened with jail

Around 150 Catalan ministers to lose jobs as Rajoy activates Article 155

Cruising for a bruising – tourists warned to avoid Barcelona ‘civil disturbances’

'The security of passengers and crew our main priority,' say Costa Cruceros

CATALAN CRISIS: Madrid imposes direct rule as Catalan MPs vote for independence

Jubilant crowds gather in Barcelona as Mariano Rajoy appeals for calm

Puigdemont rules out new Catalan elections to halt Article 155 as Spain’s Senate set to meet

Upper House set to approve move to strip Catalunya of its powers

Catalan parliament to meet as direct rule imposed by Spanish government

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denies 'coup' by Madrid

PSOE and PP form pact to force Catalan regional elections in January

Pedro Sanchez and Mariano Rajoy unite as Madrid prepares to take direct rule

Spain to suspend Catalan autonomy from Saturday as independence declaration deadline passes

Puigdemont slams Rajoy 'repression' in last-minute letter as crisis deepens further

Thousands of Catalans attend candlelit protest for arrested separatist leaders

Barcelona crowd backs Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez as direct-rule deadline looms

Rare book printed by Spanish Civil War Republicans goes on display

Soldiers made books from bandages in Catalunya’s Montserrat monastery in 1938

Mariano Rajoy gives Carles Puigdemont eight-day deadline to drop Catalan independence bid

Human Rights Watch calls for investigation over police referendum 'excessive' force

Mariano Rajoy demands clarity from Carles Puigdemont over Catalan independence

Spanish PM says Madrid could adopt direct rule over Catalunya

BREAKING NEWS: Carles Puigdemont delays making immediate Catalan independence declaration

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

Carles Puigdemont set for key speech on independence crisis to Catalan parliament

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

Thousands march in pro-unity Barcelona demo as Catalan government hints at delay to independence declaration

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

Thousands march at rallies across Spain to urge political talks over Catalan crisis

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

Tony Blair could be in line for mediator role in Catalan indpendence crisis

EU and Spanish officials pick former prime minister as possible mediator

Sabadell moves HQ to Alicante as Caixa eyes Mallorca switch over Catalan independence fears

Catalunya's second largest bank makes moves after shares dive
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