Catalan Independence

Spain’s Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy delivers a statement after an extraordinary cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid October 27, 2017. — Reuters picMADRID, Nov 14 — Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said today he hopes to defeat separatists in next month’s ...

Spain PM Vows To Defeat Separatists In Catalan Election •

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month’s Catalan election, which will be dominated by regional lawmakers’ independence drive, calling for a “massive” turnout by voters. “We’re going to work so that independenc...

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

The prime minister has been rallying support for his Popular Party in the December 21 election in Catalonia. (Photo | AP) MADRID: Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month's Catalan election, which will be dominated by regiona...

Spain's Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month's Catalan election, which will be dominated by regional lawmakers' independence drive, calling for a "massive" turnout by voters. "We're going to work so that independence groups don't...

'Freedom for the Political Prisoners': Hundreds of Thousands March in Barcelona

An estimated 750,000 people marched in Barcelona on Saturday to demand that the Spanish government release Catalan separatist leaders who are being held in prison for their roles in the region's ...

Rajoy urges businesses not to abandon Catalonia

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has urged businesses not to abandon Catalonia after hundreds of firms moved their legal headquarters away as uncertainty over the region's independence drive ...

'Political prisoners': More than 750,000 march for release of Catalan leaders

Several people hold mock cell gates reading 'I am one of them too' and the names of former Catalonian regional ministers (AAP) Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters clogged on...

Protesters flood Barcelona demanding release of separatist leaders

You need Javascript and either Adobe Flash or Html5 to view this video. Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters clogged one of Barcelona's main avenues on Saturday to demand the...

Putin encourages independence movement via envoy to Catalonia

A politician from South Ossetia known for his political affinities with Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Barcelona this week, with the goal of establishing ties between Kremlin circles an...

Spain moves to dissolve Catalan government

BARCELONA, Spain — The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement l...

Spain: Business chief says Catalonia independence would be 'a disaster'

One of Spain's top business leaders warned Tuesday that independence for Catalonia would be "a disaster." "If Catalonia declares independence... it will be out of the European Union and leaving ...

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