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Sep 03, 2018
Spanish prime minister proposes referendum on greater Catalan autonomy, rules out vote on independenceThe Catalan regional Parliament voted to declare independence on 27 October, prompting Spain to sack the regional government and put Catalonia under Madrid's direct rule.
Jul 05, 2018
Spain government transfers four Catalan leaders to prisons close to their homes, seeks to ease tensions with separatistsSpain has transferred four out of the nine arrested Catalan separatist leaders to a prison close to home in order to east tensions before talks with regional president Quim Torra
Jun 01, 2018
Spain gives its green light to a new Catalan separatist government without jailed or exiled ministersSpain approved a new separatist executive in Catalonia without any jailed or exiled former ministers, allowing Madrid to end direct rule over the region.
May 13, 2018
Spain political unrest: Catalonia's Parliament fails to agree on new president in first round of pollingCatalonia's parliament failed to elect pro-independence candidate Quim Torra as regional president on Saturday amid a political unrest in the country
Mar 25, 2018
Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany on international arrest warrant issued by SpainFormer Catalan secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont was detained in Germany by police acting on an international arrest warrant issued by Spain
Mar 22, 2018
Catalonia Parliament to vote on ex-govt spokesperson Jordi Turull's candidature as region's president todayCatalonia's parliament is to hold a debate and vote on Thursday on a new candidate for regional president, Jordi Turull, who risks being disqualified from holding office over his role in the region's separatist drive.
Feb 24, 2018
Premier League: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola charged by FA for wearing yellow Catalonia ribbonManchester City manager Pep Guardiola was on Friday charged by the Football Association over wearing a yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders.
Jan 22, 2018
Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrives in Denmark defying threat by MadridFormer Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrived in Copenhagen on Monday, defying a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid.
Jan 16, 2018
Spain will retain direct rule of Catalonia if exiled ex-leader Carles Puigdemont is reelected, says PM Mariano RajoySpain will continue to rule the regional administration of Catalonia directly from Madrid in the event that its self-exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont is chosen as president
Dec 30, 2017
Spain's PM Mariano Rajoy convenes Catalonia Parliament on 17 Jan, hopes new govt won't push for independenceSpain's prime minister said he intends to convene Catalonia's new parliament on 17 January and hopes the restive region's next government won't renew the push for independence that fueled a serious political crisis.