Catalonia


Catalonia MotoGP - SA's Brad Binder share's his thoughts

2018-06-15 12:42

Brad Binder is in Barcelona for the Catalonia GP, the seventh race of the season. After six races, how does he rate his season out of 10? "I would probably give it a six, because I’ve come sixth four times," says Brad.

Catalans vote in bid to solve independence crisis

2017-12-21 17:16

Catalans have voted in a crucial election that could mark a turning point for their region, just two months after a failed secession bid triggered Spain's worst political crisis in decades.

Belgium could offer Catalan leader asylum

2017-10-29 21:47

Belgium could offer asylum to Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, the country's immigration minister has suggested, as the Spanish political crisis rages.

Catalan leader under cosh as deadline looms

2017-10-16 05:48

Pressure is mounting on Catalonia's leader ahead of a Madrid-imposed deadline to decide whether to defy international pleas for unity and declare independence or back down and unleash the wrath of his separatist allies.

What we know about Catalan independence vote

2017-10-01 22:02

Spanish riot police stormed voting stations Sunday as they moved to stop Catalonia's independence referendum after it was banned by the central government in Madrid.

WATCH: Spanish police crack down, many Catalan voters hurt

2017-10-01 15:32

Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations in Catalonia as thousands flooded the streets to vote. Updated

Spain to charge Catalan leaders

2017-09-07 22:06

A Spanish prosecutor has said regional leaders of Catalonia would be charged over their plans to hold an independence referendum next month.

Tough talks loom for Catalonia

2015-09-28 15:51

Secessionist parties that want Catalonia to break away from Spain but agree on little else are facing tough political negotiations aimed at forming a regional coalition.

Catalonia scraps independence referendum

2014-10-14 18:15

Catalan leader Artur Mas says that he had cancelled an independence referendum and that the Spanish region would instead hold an alternative vote on the same date to determine the level of support for secession.

 

Puigdemont in Germany court after arrest triggered Catalan protests

2018-03-27 05:25

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is to appear in court following his arrest in Germany which triggered a wave of protests in Catalonia, where thousands of separatists faced off with police.

Volvo's entry-level SUV: We drive the new XC40

2017-12-04 12:45

The new XC40 is a very important car for Volvo, it's the Swedish brand's entry-level SUV. Sean Parker drove the premium, compact all-wheel drive model in Barcelona.

Unity march in heart of 'independent' Catalonia

2017-10-29 14:44

Defenders of Spanish unity have massed in the streets of Catalonia's capital Barcelona waving national and European flags and chanting "Viva Espana".

Catalan defence committees ready to take to the streets

2017-10-15 19:22

When teachers, students, parents and activists turned up to defend polling stations against police in Catalonia's banned independence referendum, it became evident that a well-organised grassroots movement had emerged.

Spain urges Catalonia to end referendum

2017-10-01 18:05

Spain has demanded that Catalonia's separatist government call off an independence referendum, dismissing the vote as a "farce", as national police moved in to stop it.

Giant Catalan rally due before vote

2017-09-10 21:27

Pro-independence protesters are due to come out in force in the streets of Barcelona on Monday for Catalonia's national day, three weeks ahead of a controversial secession referendum banned by Spain.

Catalans protest challenges to secession

2016-11-13 22:16

Thousands of Catalan separatists have gathered in Barcelona to protest a series of legal challenges made by Spain's government against pro-independence Catalan politicians.

Catalonia presses ahead with independence drive

2014-11-10 11:49

Catalonia's government has vowed to step up its secession drive after over two million people voted in a symbolic independence referendum which Spain's government dismissed it as 'useless'.

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