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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...

Rajoy rebuffs Catalan call for talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Rajoy: "Something is broken, and it will take time to repair it." ...

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 I should be meeting with is with the one who won the elections, and that is Mrs Arrim...

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 Carles Puigdemont to meet after separatists won a parliamentary majority in crucial re...

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...

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. ...

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 vote fails to clarify Spanish region’s future

BARCELONA, Spain — Elections in Catalonia have failed to clarify the restive region’s immediate future, exposing a deep and broad split between those for and against independence from Spain. ...

Disputed Catalan leader Puigdemont claims election victory for separatist bloc

Disputed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has declared victory for the pro-independence bloc in the regional election. Although the anti-separatist Citizens Party won the most seats with 37, the...

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 regional vote, delivering ‘slap’ to Spanish PM

Catalan separatist parties have retained their majority in the regional parliament, dealing a blow to the Spanish government’s effort to contain the push for independence. The separatist group ...

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