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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.
Mar 07, 2018
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola accepts FA charge for wearing yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalonia leadersPep Guardiola said, "I am in this country working and under the rules, but that doesn't mean that I agree whether they are right or wrong."
Feb 26, 2018
League Cup: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defends decision to sport yellow ribbon supporting Catalan independenceThe Football Association charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, for wearing yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders which breaches FA's kit and advertising regulations
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
Jan 05, 2018
La Liga: Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona without paying buyout clause if Catalan secession is completeAccording to a report in Madrid daily El Mundo, the contract Messi signed last November includes a clause that he must remain a Barcelona player only as long as the club is playing in "a top-level European league."
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.
Dec 25, 2017
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls on Spain government to grant him permission to return homeCatalonia’s separatist leader Carles Puigdemont called on Spain’s government on Saturday to allow him to return home in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament so that he can become the region’s next president.