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EU court ruling may see extradition of former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont a step closer 

A COURT ruling published on Tuesday may mean that former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont is a step closer to being extradited to Spain from...

Five years later, 45 National Police officers could face trial for excessive force at illegal Catalan independence referendum 

A TOTAL of 45 officers from Spain’s National Police force could see the inside of a courtroom for their alleged excessive use of force...

Boos and jeers at pro-Catalan independence demonstration in Spain’s Barcelona show splits in the movement 

SOME 6,500 people came out in Barcelona to protest on Thursday morning in support of independence for Catalunya. The demonstration coincided with a French-Spanish...

Family offering €11,000 euros for clues on missing Levi Davis, private investigator hired

The family of missing X-Factor star Levi Davis is offering €11,000 for any clues that could help track down the 24-year-old. Levi's mother Julie Davis...

Two trains collide near Barcelona leaving more than 150 people injured

Two trains have collided near Barcelona this morning, leaving more than 150 people injured.  The collision happened on the train line in Montcada i Reixac,...

The region of Spain where 9% of adolescents say they want to die

Almost 9% of adolescents in one Spanish region express daily desires to die, according to an alarming new study. Almost 9% of Catalans express a...

Unemployment increases in August in Spain, but it is the best data for this month since 2008

SOME 40,428 people lost their jobs during August, which is 1,4% more than in July The jobless total in Spain is 2.9 million, according to...

New Catalan body will buy coastal areas to save them from property developers in Spain

CATALUNYA is taking a leaf out of the French book by creating an institute to buy natural coastal areas to free them from speculating...

Catalunya becomes first of Spain’s regions to reimpose curfew as COVID-19 infections soar

CATALUNYA has become the first of Spain’s regions to reimpose a night-time curfew in a bid to curb COVID-19 infections over the Christmas period. The...

Catalunya delays COVID pass requirement to bars and restaurants after download system crashes

AUTHORITIES in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalunya were forced to postpone the introduction of mandatory COVID passes at bars, restaurants and gyms on Friday...

Italian Judge delays decision on Spain’s extradition request for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

FORMER Catalan Separatist leader Carles Puigdemont walked free from an Italian court on Monday after a judge delayed a ruling on Spain’s extradition request.  The...

ANALYSIS: What does ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrest mean for ‘peace talks’ in Catalunya?

THE former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is expected to appear in an Italian court next week, but his arrest in Sardinia threatens to destabilize...

LATEST: Italian court frees ex-leader Carles Puigdemont but orders him to stay in Sardinia while Spain’s extradition request is...

AN Italian court has ordered the exiled regional leader of Catalunya to be freed a day after his arrest in Sardinia, his lawyer said. Carles...

Puigdemont: Exiled Catalan separatist leader detained by police in Sardinia faces extradition to Spain

CARLES Puigdemont, the former leader of Catalunya who fled Spain after a failed independence bid, was detained by Italian police in Sardinia on Thursday...

Exiled Catalan leader claims to ‘have proof’ Spain used espionage to repress independence drive

THE exiled former Catalan president of Carles Puigdemont has insisted he has evidence that Spain used political espionage against him and others around him. The...

Have you seen this man? Police release photo of dad on the run after killing toddler in Barcelona hotel...

POLICE in Spain have released an image of the man accused of killing his two-year-old son in a Barcelona hotel room on Tuesday evening. The...

VIDEO: Wildfire blamed on tossed cigarette on Spain’s Costa Brava ravages natural park and forces 300 from their homes

FIREFIGHTERS in Catalunya have battled a wildfire that destroyed 400 hectares of forest and forced 350 people to be evacuated from their homes. The blaze...

Catalunya is latest region in Spain to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as fifth wave hits

Catalunya has announced it will tighten restrictions on socializing and nightlife after a surge in new coronavirus infections hit Spain. The new rules come as...

Pardoned Catalan separatist leaders walk out of jail… and immediately demand independence from Spain

THE nine Catalan separatist leaders who walked free from prison on Wednesday after a controversial pardon by the Spanish government appeared not to have...

Godfather of Catalan nationalism faces trial along with seven children over ‘hidden fortune’

JORDI Pujol, the former regional president of Catalunya for 23 years, is to face trial along with his seven children over an alleged fortune...

COVID-19 digital passport to travel across EU can be downloaded in Catalunya

A DIGITAL COVID-19 passport which will allow holders to travel within the European Union can be downloaded by patients in Catalunya from June 9. If...

Jailed Catalan leader admits unilateral independence route ‘no longer viable’

THE  jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras has said unilateral efforts to break away from Spain were no longer viable.  Junqueras, who is serving a 13-year...

Spain’s Catalunya spared repeat election after two independence parties reach deal

TWO Catalan separatist parties said they have reached an initial agreement to form a regional government, sparing the voters the prospect of returning to...

VIA VERDE: Cycling and kayaking through Catalunya’s Ebro Delta makes for a great family adventure

THIS was a holiday which separated the men from the boys. Unfortunately, my fear of the dark meant I came across as one of...

REVIEW: World’s ‘best’ restaurant El Celler de Can Roca? Maybe if it sorts out its wine

El Celler de Can Roca had just been crowned the world’s best restaurant by TripAdvisor in 2014. But how did it stand up to the Olive Press taste test? Jon Clarke checks it out

Spain’s state of emergency curbs ‘will not end in Catalunya’ – report

CATALUNYA is planning to bring in a new law next week to allow it to carry on with the curfew and other restrictions to...

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