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Former Catalan leaders who rallied for independence in 2017 have been jailed in Spain

The government has deployed anti-riot police to Catalonia, but so far the interior ministry has refused to say how many.

BREXIT: Tensions flare as Spain says it will not stop Scotland joining EU independently

Borrell stands accused of hypocrisy because his views of Scottish Nationalism are seen by many as conflicting with Madrid's tough stance on Catalan independence

Madrid ends direct rule over Catalunya after new government is sworn in

It comes after the region's autonomy was suspended for seven months following the pro-independence referendum

German judges cast doubt over second charge against former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

German authorities have requested further information from the Spanish Supreme Court to decide if they can extradite Puigdemont on the charge of misuse of public funds

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont released on bail by German court

The separatist leader will be released with a €75,000 bail after German courts ruled the charge of rebellion as 'inadmissable'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Balearic politicians clash over Catalan independence as crisis sharpens ahead of vote

Thousands of police pour into Barcelona as authorities prepare for possible violence

Pro-independence Catalan protestors and police in Barcelona stand-off

PRO-INDEPENDENCE Catalan protestors and police were involved in tense scenes in Barcelona last night.Thousands of marchers poured onto the streets to voice their anger...

Brexit vote boosts Catalan independence hopes

The number of Catalonians wanting independence is now at an all time high of 48%

Catalan president Artur Mas faces high court trial over unofficial referendum

While Mas laughed off the case as mere ‘political orchestration’, he and his deputies could be barred from public office if found guilty

Catalan separatist parties win historic election as referendum clash looms

Artur Mas's Junts Pel Si party and hard-left CUP scoop 72 seats but fall short of overall majority of votes

British Prime Minister David Cameron tells Catalunya: Independence means leaving the EU

He was also a staunch opponent of Scottish independence before the referendum in September last year

Catalan independence minister Artur Mas caught up in kickbacks scandal

It has emerged that the key separatist party CDC (Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya) allegedly demanded a 3% backhander for awarding contracts to companies

Catalan independence referendum gains momentum

The prospect of a Catalan referendum gains momentum, despite resistance from PM Rajoy and a failed attempt to break away from the UK by the Scottish National Party

Catalans flock to Scotland to egg on ‘Yes’ vote ahead of referendum

Catalans travel to Scotland in support of 'Yes' vote as they prepare to make their own stand for independence

Merkel backs Spain’s opposition to independent Catalunya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shows her support for Spain's opposition to Catalan independence

Catalan anti-independence movement receives nationwide support

The movement is backed by prominent personalities and a large percentage of Spanish citizens

Guardia Civil in Catalan independence Twitter trouble

Guardia Civil in apparent prank tweet about independece referendum

Catalonia goes to the polls to decide its future in Spain

The region votes today in an election that could determine whether it eventually breaks away from the rest of the country
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