The Spanish government crackdown on Catalan separatists has intensified this week, with a judge jailing two of the movements leaders and the country’s constitutional court officially declaring the.. Zero Hedge Also reported by •FT.com
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia to "act sensibly" and to put "all citizens first" as the deadline approaches for withdrawing its independence bid. Rough cut (no.. Source: News Video Online -
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Barcelona to protest against the detention of two leading Catalan separatists. On Monday (Oct 16) Spain’s national court jailed Catalan National.. Source: Euronews English -
Two key members of Catalonia’s independence movement have been detained pending an investigation into alleged sedition.
Prosecutors allege that Jordi Sanchez who heads the Catalan National.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Madrid has given the Catalan leadership until Thursday to clarify its stance on independence - and could impose direct rule on the autonomous region if it insists on breaking away. Lucy Fielder.. Source: News Video Online -
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urged Catalonia's leader on Wednesday to "act sensibly" and renounce an independence bid to head off a threat by Madrid to impose.. Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters •euronews
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" on Wednesday, as a government deadline approached for the northeastern region to.. Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters
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While I’ve touched on the Catalan independence movement in several recent posts, I want to make one thing clear from the start. I don’t have.. Zero Hedge
While it will not come as a surprise to anyone following ongoing events in Spain, moments ago the country's Constitutional Court said on Tuesday *the referendum law passed by the Catalan government.. Zero Hedge
It takes nerves of steel to trade in and out of Spanish banking stocks these days, with the continued tit-for-tat political broadsides firing back and forth between Barcelona and Madrid on an almost.. City A.M.
The leader of Spain's breakaway Catalonia region has asked to meet the Spanish Prime Minister, aiming to restore dialogue and avoid further escalation of tensions and violence which have paralysed the.. EurActiv
World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while U.S. oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as escalating tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdish.. Zero Hedge
BARCELONA: Catalonia's leader called for dialogue with Spain and a meeting with the country's prime minister, complying with a Monday deadline to respond to a request from the central government to.. Bangkok Post
The Spanish government has given Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont another three days to say whether the region has declared independence. Puigdemont had asked for direct talks with Prime Minister.. Deutsche Welle
The Catalan stand-off has been extended until Thursday as both sides hold their ground.
After days of expectation and talks with his separatist allies, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont stood by his.. Zero Hedge
Rachel Martin talks to reporter Lucia Benavides about the separatist leader who was supposed to give a simple yes or no answer to the question "have you declared independence in Catalonia." NPR Also reported by •FT.com
Spain's government set the clock ticking on Monday on imposing direct rule over Catalonia, after the region's leader missed a deadline to clarify whether he had declared independence.
Catalan leader.. DNA