June 12, 2019 2:47 pm
A verdict isn't expected for months but, whichever way it goes, it could set the course for the Catalan secession movement and the tone of Spain's national politics for years to come.
March 10, 2018 5:16 pm
The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Roger Torrent, said late on Friday that the session would be postponed while separatist groups challenge the court ruling at the European Court of Human Rights.
November 16, 2017 10:19 pm
Sanchez and another secessionist activist were jailed provisionally Oct 16 for sedition for their alleged roles in a secession-related protest that trashed police vehicles in September.
November 12, 2017 10:20 pm
"We have to recover the sensible, practical, enterprising and dynamic Catalonia... that has contributed so much to the progress of Spain and Europe."
November 02, 2017 6:39 pm
Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other ministers, however, refused to show up in Madrid as summoned and remain in Belgium.
October 31, 2017 7:31 am
South Block sources told The Indian Express that this reflects India's long-standing position with respect to secession.
October 29, 2017 3:52 pm
Spain's constitutional court has also started a review of Catalonia's independence vote for prosecutors to decide if it constituted rebellion
October 28, 2017 8:49 pm
In a display of defiance, the Spanish region of Catalonia on Friday voted for independence after 70 of its parliamentarians pressed for the region’s secessionist bid.
October 28, 2017 8:07 pm
In his first comments since being deposed of as president of Catalonia, Puigdemont said in a democratic society, only Parliaments can pick or dismiss presidents
October 28, 2017 12:45 pm
The Spanish government has received unwavering support from his European allies and the United States. The European Union, in particular, is wary of nationalistic and secessionist sentiment, particularly after Britain's dramatic decision last year to leave the bloc.
October 28, 2017 12:08 pm
Catalonia on Friday declared independence from Spain giving shape to a major political crisis in the country’s recent history. Catalans and pro-independence demonstrators descend on the streets of the region in droves, bursting crackers and waving flags.