Catalan Independence

'Cut'alonia: satirical petition demands another piece of Spain

MADRID: A satirical petition proposing that Tabarnia, a non-existent part of independence-minded Catalonia, break away from the region and remain part of Spain went viral on Tuesday. The Change.org petition, which has gathered over 21,000 signatures in just three days, was a t...

Tabarnia, the fictional region that wants to leave Catalonia

A satirical petition proposing that Tabarnia, a non-existant part of independence-minded Catalonia, break away from the region and remain part of Spain went viral on Tuesday. The Change.org petition, which has gathered over 21,000 signatures in just three days, was a trending to...

Catalan crisis intensifies as Spain snubs talks offer

Madrid: The crisis over Catalan independence deepened on Friday as Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister, rebuffed an offer of talks from Carles Puigdemont in the wake of the secessionist victory at the polls. Mr Puigdemont spoke from his self-imposed exile in Belgium to ca...

Catalonia election: Puigdemont seeks talks with Spain - bdnews24.com

He said he wanted the negotiations in Brussels where he is living in self-imposed exile or in another EU country. However Spain s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy later appeared to reject the idea the BBC reported. Rajoy said he would hold talks with the head of the new Catalan gove...

Rajoy rebuffs Catalan call for talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Rajoy: "Something is br...

Spain PM rejects ousted Catalan leader's call to meet | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy today rejected a call by ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to meet after separatists won a parliamentary majority in crucial regional polls. The person ...

Spain PM rejects ousted Catalan leader's call to meet

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned that the new Catalan government should fully respect the law Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday rejected a call by ousted Catalan leader C...

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader calls on talks with Spain

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, leaves after a press conference at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The pro-secession b...

Deposed Catalan president offers to meet Rajoy, but not in Spain

The deposed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, on Friday offered to meet the Spanish prime minister anywhere but in Spain, the day after pro-independence parties held onto their majority in sn...

Puigdemont calls for Rajoy dialogue ‘anywhere’ outside of Spain

Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont asked Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to meet “anywhere but Spain” – where arrest warrants are pending for him and four other members of h...

Spain's Rajoy under pressure after Catalonia vote

The Spanish government called the early election in the hope of quelling the separatist movement, whose push for independence this year triggered the country's worst political crisis in decades. ...

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