Catalonia

'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...

Spanish PM Rebuffs Catalan Leaders' Demand for Independence Talks

Spain's prime minister has rejected demands for talks from Catalonia's independence leaders, following regional elections in the semi-autonomous region Thursday which gave pro-secessionist parties a slim majority of two seats in the Catalan parliament. The election was called af...

Catalan separatists win vital snap poll

BARCELONA: Catalonia plunged into further uncertainty on Friday after separatists won a crucial snap poll called following a failed independence bid that rattled Europe and triggered Spain’s worst political crisis in decades. With turnout at a record high of 82 percent, Thursd...

Rajoy's Gamble Backfires as Catalonia Re-Elects Separatists

Catalonia‘s separatists look set to regain power in the wealthy Spanish region after local elections on Thursday, deepening the nation’s political crisis in a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister M...

Catalan separatists win crucial snap poll

Catalonia's deposed regional president Carles Puigdemont (C) gives a joint press in Brussels after the vote in Catalonia on December 21, 2017. Barcelona: Catalan separatists won a crucial snap po...

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

BARCELONA: Catalan separatists won a crucial snap poll on Thursday (Dec 21), plunging their region into further uncertainty after a failed independence bid rattled Europe and triggered Spain's w...

Catalan separatist Puigdemont to regain control in blow to Rajoy

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia’s separatist leader Carles Puigdemont is close to regaining leadership of the region in a blow to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy who sacked him two months ...

Catalan separatists keeping regional majority in blow to Rajoy-...

MADRID, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Pro-independence parties in Catalonia were seen keeping an absolute majority of seats in regional elections on Thursday, according to preliminary results based on 52 pe...

Catalan separatists on track to regain control of parliament

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Pro-independence parties are on track to keep their absolute majority in Catalonia’s regional parliament, early results from elections on Thursday showed, potentially prol...

Catalan separatists on track to keeping regional majority -...

MADRID, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Pro-independence parties in Catalonia were seen keeping an absolute majority of seats in regional elections on Thursday, according to preliminary results based on 30 pe...

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