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Local news and information for Catalonia

Politics Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Puigdemont may speak in Senate ahead of Article 155 vote

CATALUNYA regional president Carles Puigdemont is considering speaking in the Senate on Friday when its members vote on whether to trigger Article 155 of the Constitution, which would place the north-eastern territory...

Politics Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Protests supporting and condemning Article 155 action

A SERIES of protests for and against the measures taken by Spain's government over Catalunya's disputed referendum took place yesterday (Sunday) evening – over 2,000 people wrapped in Spanish flags gathered...

Politics Fri, Oct 20, 2017

EU leaders back Rajoy over Catalunya

SPAIN'S president Mariano Rajoy received a wave of support during yesterday's (Thursday's) EU Summit in Brussels over the tension in Catalunya. Some of the bloc's most prominent leaders, including German...

Politics Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Theresa May: UK 'would not recognise Catalunya's...

BRITISH prime minister Theresa May says the UK 'would not recogise' a declaration of independence on the part of Catalunya. In a conversation with her Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy this week, the...

Politics Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Catalunya separatists and Mossos leaders arrested

TWO of Catalunya's leading separatist campaigners have been jailed and the chief of the regional police force, or Mossos d'Esquadra, taken into custody and then released with charges. Òmnium Cultural's...