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    Jailed Catalan separatists to enter Spanish parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:05pm on May 21, 2019

    Five Catalan separatist leaders who won election to the Spanish parliament will be allowed to leave jail for a few hours on Tuesday while...

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    Spain’s divisions laid bare as Catalan separatists’ trial starts

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Twelve Catalan secessionist leaders arrived at Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to be charged for their role in a failed independence bid that split the...

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    Spain to try Catalan separatist leaders for 'rebellion'

    Reuters | Updated at 08:44am on March 24, 2018

    Twenty-five Catalan leaders will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state, Spain’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday, in a sharp escalation of legal...

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    Messi can quit Barca, if Catalonia leaves Spain

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona without a transfer fee if Catalonia ceded from Spain and the club did not compete in any of Europe’s top...

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    Catalonia and theatres of recognition

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 21, 2017

    IT SEEMS as though in the ongoing Spanish debate over the Catalonian question, one must start by stating where one speaks from...

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    Catalonia’s December 21 elections

    | Updated at 10:29pm on December 17, 2017

    The Spanish central government has called for new elections in Catalonia this coming December 21, with the official aim of re-establishing stability and the rule...

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    La Liga threatens to close Camp Nou

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2017

    La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday Barcelona supporters are free to chant in favour of independence for Catalonia at games but said any...

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    Catalonia and the art of differential diagnosis

    by Thomas S Harrington | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    AS IN the sound practice of medicine, the key to generating useful political analysis lies in the art of differential diagnosis. This is especially true...

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    Protesters flood Barcelona demanding release of separatist leaders

    Reuters | Updated at 10:40am on November 12, 2017

    Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters clogged one of Barcelona's main avenues on Saturday to demand the release of separatist leaders held in prison...

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    Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

    Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on November 04, 2017

    Spain on Friday issued an arrest warrant on sedition and other charges against Carles Puigdemont, tightening the judicial net around the former Catalan leader who...