Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

Tag: independence

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

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

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

FOUR individuals, including an elderly woman, have sustained minor injuries after an unknown assailant shot at them with an air gun.   The group were holding a sit-in in the Puig-Agut school in the Catalan...

CATALEXIT, as it has been dubbed, is a big deal all round. As the country’s most prosperous region, Catalonia is a treasury for 19% of the national economy, and a leader in tourism, exports, manufacturing...

PARAMILITARY police have raided the HQ of the Catalan government in a bid to shutdown the planned independence referendum.  The offensive, performed by Policia Nacional this morning, is the latest attempt to undermine the region's...

SPAIN'S state prosecutor has ordered a criminal probe of 712 Catalan mayors who backed the upcoming independence referendum. All 712 have been summoned to court as official suspects while the prosecutor called for their arrest...

A Catalan government spokesman has since insisted that the referendum will go ahead
Calalunya celebrates regional election victory for separatist parties

CATALAN politicians have failed to pass a law paving the way for an independence referendum. But pro-independence parties hope to have passed the bill by next week. The law could also be voted on during the...

There is no minimum turnout needed to validate the vote, according to the bill

The Spanish monarch said the vote will only 'negate freedom'

First Minister of Scotland Sturgeon said blocking the vote would be a 'democratic outrage'

The swing comes as Catalan President Carles Puigdemont promised a ‘legal and binding’ referendum this year

They have been supported by several Catalan politicians

The UK's decision to leave the EU has emboldened the Scottish independence campaign

Catalan authorities are splashing €9 million on the cards

The region had defied the court by debating the roadmap and announcing a vote

Independent thinking from Spanish professors

Legal blow to region's hopes of separating from Spain
No freedom for San Pedro

It was ruled that Marbella and San Pedro are too close together for separation to be an option

All parties at Almunecar Town Hall agreed on the creation of an independent commission

Record Catalan voter turnout cannot be seen as a frontrunner for the independence movement

Artus Mas may claim victory for his pro-independence Junts pel Si, but failure to secure a majority of votes weakens him

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