Catalan Independence

Spain's king slams Catalan independence

Delivering an address to the nation by television on Tuesday, the king said the bid by authorities in the northeastern region to push ahead with independence has "undermined coexistence" in Catalonia. "Today, Catalan society is fractured and confronted," Felipe said, referring t...

King Felipe: Catalan authorities have 'scorned' all Spaniards with referendum

King Felipe of Spain has accused the Catalan authorities of attempting to break “the unity of Spain” and warned that their push for independence could risk the country’s social and economic stability. In a rare and strongly worded television address on Tuesday evening, he ...

Catalan independence vote slammed by Spain's King Felipe

Barcelona: Spain's King Felipe VI says Catalan authorities have deliberately bent the law with "irresponsible conduct" and the Spanish state needs to ensure constitutional order and the rule of law in Catalonia. Delivering an address to the nation by television on Tuesday, the k...

Catalonia Referendum Explained: What To Know About Spain's Crisis

UPROXX Spain is mostly known in America for fine food and movie locations. But over the weekend, as other events unfolded, Europe was horrified by the violent acts committed by Spanish authorities against Catalonians as they headed to the ballot box to decide whether Catalonia sh...

Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy said there was no independence vote in Catalonia

Speaking at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, the prime minister declared that "there was no independence referendum in Catalonia today". He delivered the live televised address after violence broke ...

Can Catalonia Split With Spain?

A showdown looms between Spanish authorities and the prosperous northeastern region of Catalonia over a planned October 1 referendum on independence. While some residents of the linguistically an...

The Latest: Catalonia separatists pass out ballots for vote

(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). Police officers of Catalan Mossos d'Esquadra patrol in Barcelona, Spain Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Spain's Interior Ministry says that a state prosecutor has asked for...

Catalonia closes ranks against Spain in referendum row

A woman holds a Catalan pro-independence 'estelada' flag outside the high court in Barcelona, as Madrid faces growing indignation in the region for its tough measures to block the independence re...

Catalonia’s unconstitutional means to an undesirable end

SPAIN has known tumultuous times: civil war in the 1930s, dictatorship until 1975, a failed coup in 1981, a financial and economic crash in 2008-13, and terrorism of the nationalist and jihadist ...

Ahead of planned Catalan poll, Socialists side with government

Spain’s leftist parties are showing mixed reactions to the independence referendum that the Catalan government is planning to hold on October 1 despite the fact that Spanish courts have ruled i...

Catalan independence rally in Barcelona

Thousands of people have attended a protest rally in Barcelona to show their support for an independence referendum in Catalonia. Catalonia's pro-independence government is planning to hold a re...

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