Etiqueta 'Catalonia independence'
Parliamentary groups discuss the postponement of the Catalan elections

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Spain's Catalonia postpones election to May 30 due to virus surge

Catalonia is one the hardest-hit regions in Spain, with over 400,000 cases and almost 9,000 deaths.

Reuters16/01/2021 11:09

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez


Spain's PM postpones talks on Catalonia until after regional election

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will still meet the pro-independence head of Catalonia's regional government, Quim Torra, as previously scheduled, on Feb. 6 in Barcelona.

Reuters30/01/2020 15:42


The big split

“Scottish nationalists can´t demand a referendum until they get their result..”

Jason Moore28/11/2019 14:03


Spain on red alert

On Monday, all hell could break out on the streets of Barcelona and Catalonia.

Humphrey Carter12/10/2019 09:50

Spain's state attorney-general, José Manuel Maza.

Catalonia crisis

State attorney seeking charges of rebellion and sedition against Puigdemont

The state prosecution service is filing lawsuits against Puigdemont with the two highest courts in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/10/2017 00:00

The Catalonia parliament this afternoon.

Catalonia crisis

Catalonia parliament declares independence, Rajoy dismisses Puigdemont

Rajoy has dismissed Puigdemont and announced that there will be a regional election on 21 December.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/10/2017 00:00

Carles Puigdemont addressing the Catalonian parliament.

Catalonia crisis

Puigdemont suspends declaration of independence

Puigdemont: "I want to follow the people's will for Catalonia to become an independent state".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2017 00:00

Carles Puigdemont, who is expected to declare independence this evening.

Catalonia crisis

Barceló calls for mediation as Puigdemont prepares independence declaration

There is concern in the Balearics because of "historical, economic, social and linguistic links with Catalonia". Puigdemont is expected to declare independence this evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/10/2017 00:00

Freixenet, an emblematic Catalonian business, is set to move out.

Catalonia crisis

Business boss pleads for Catalonia "sanity"

Were there to be a boycott of Catalonia products, this would be "bad news" for Catalonia and for Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/10/2017 00:00