Carles Puigdemont

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Carles Puigdemont, seen here on separatist posters, sent a bullish message to his former comrades this morning

Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont tells jailed politicians: 'Do whatever you need to do to get out'

Catalan independence leader to jailed comrades: 'You must get out at all costs'

Carles Puigdemont sent a note of defiance to his fellow separatist leaders this morning

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ines Arrimadas: The Emmanuel Macron-inspired Catalonia election candidate campaigning for unity

Ines Arrimadas: The young anti-separatist who could soon be Catalan president

Ines Arrimadas: The anti-separatist who could soon be Catalan president

Ines Arrimadas is running in the Catalan regional president election for the Ciudadanos Party

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Carles Puigdemont fled to Belgium just days after declaring independence for Catalonia

Belgium declines to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Belgium declines to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Decision has been postponed until December 4

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected in Catalonia'

Eight ex-ministers of the regional Catalan government have been jailed and a request has been made for an arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Only one of the nine ministers who attended court today has not been jailed

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Nine ousted members of the Catalan parliament attended, however five other did not as they are in Belgium

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Motion passed following secret vote in Parliament today

Spanish Government set to strip Catalan Parliament of its powers

Catalan independence crisis: President Mariano Rajoy requests authority to fire Carles Puidgemont

Spanish President Mariano Rajoy declares intention to fire Carles Puidgemont

The Spanish Senate is set to back Mariano Rajoy's motion to impose Article 155

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Catalan independence debate continues to rumble on

Catalan actress Anna Maruny Castillon 'bombarded with personal threats after starring in pro-independence 'Help Catalonia' video

Catalan actress 'threatened and bullied' after starring in pro-independence vide

Castillon appeared in Help Catalonia

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'Catalonia's call for independence is fuelled entirely by selfishness and greed' says George Galloway

'Catalan independence demands are fuelled entirely by selfishness and greed' says George Galloway

'Catalonia's fight for independence is fuelled by greed', says George Galloway

George Galloway says he's never heard a good argument about why Catalonia should gain independence

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Article 155 of the constitution will be triggered and Catalonia will lose its right to govern itself

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The EU has refused to recognise the result of Catalonia's independence referendum

Catalan independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon is being a candid friend to the EU over its mistake in backing Spain's crackdown'

'Catalan independence debacle is draining support for the EU in Scotland'

EU leaders will remain in a very dark place until they recognise Catalan independence - and there's no reason for Sturgeon to join them

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Carles Puigdemont offers Mariano Rajoy two months to initiate independence dialogue

Spain blasts Catalonia over independence declaration response: 'It's not hard to say yes or no'

Spain blasts Catalonia over independence response: 'It's not hard to say yes or

The Catalan leader announced his move to temporarily suspend the independence mandate to open discussions with Madrid

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Catalonia declared independence in suspense on October 1

Catalonia, the Spanish view: 'The most painful thing is how preventable it's been'

Catalonia, the Spanish view: 'The most painful thing is how avoidable it's been'

talkSPORT's Spanish editor Alvaro Romeo describes the pain and frustration he feels watching Catalonia gradually slip away

Why does Catalonia want independence?

Why does Catalonia want independence?

Why does Catalonia want independence?

The declaration of independence has been signed by regional leaders in the wake of the country's referendum

Catalan fans hold up independence flags during the recent derby between Girona and Barcelona

Catalan independence: FC Barcelona say they want to stay in La Liga

FC Barcelona say they want to stay in La Liga if Catalonia leaves Spain

Spanish giants say they want to go 'hand-in-hand' with La Liga

Catalonia independence declaration is signed and temporarily suspended

Catalonia: Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy asks Carles Puigdemont to clarify whether he has declared independence or not

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia: Have you declared independence or not?

Mariano Rajoy is planning to send a formal warning to Carles Puigdemont, according to reports in Spain

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Catalan independence: Reports of dispute among Catalan lawmakers on eve of declaration

Reports of dispute among Catalan lawmakers on eve of independence declaration

Reports of dispute being Carles Puidgemont and left-wing CUP lawmakers

Catalonia declared independence this afternoon

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont declares independence - but leaves it on hold

Carles Puigdemont declares independence - but leaves it on hold

Carles Puigdemont made the declaration this afternoon

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Catalonia voted for independence by an overwhelming margin on Sunday, but turnout was low

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to delay independence declaration

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to delay independence declaration

Puigdemont had been tipped to declare independence on Monday

Former French Prime Minister says Catalonia independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Manuel Valls, who is a resident in Barcelona, made the comments in a local TV interview

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Sabadell is reportedly considering a number of alternative locations

Catalan referendum: Economic turbulence begins as Sabadell bank mulls leaving the region

Catalonia faces Brexit-style economic turbulence as banks consider leaving

Sabadell is considering moving its base to Madrid or Alicante, while Caixa says no decision yet made

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Catalan independence referendum: Carles Puigdemont says vote is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Catalan independence referendum: Carles Puigdemont says vote is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Catalan leader says referendum is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Carles Puigdemont says he is prepared to talk with Mariano Rajoy

Catalan independence vote: 'There is a possibility of violence going forward', says radio station owner

Catalan independence vote: There is a strong possibility of more violence, says local ex-pat

There's a strong possibility of more violence in Barcelona, says local ex-pat

Jim Kent, the founder of Barcelona City FM, spoke to Daisy McAndrew about the region's critical and controversial vote

Catalan leader says region has 'won statehood right' in referendum marked by violence

Catalan leader says region has 'won right to statehood' after blood-stained referendum

Catalan leader says region has 'won right to statehood' after referendum

The independence vote in the region of Spain was marked by violence

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Catalan independence supporters are seen in Barcelona ahead of regional figurehead Artur Mas's civil disobedience trial this year

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

US embassy in Madrid releases communique saying it won't intervene in Catalan independence push

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Barca players celebrate their incredible victory last night

Catalan leaders use Barcelona Champions League miracle to push for independence

Catalan leaders use Barcelona Champions League miracle to push for independence

Regional leader Carles Puigdemont tweets that the Catalan government will follow Barca's example by securing independence