Mariano Rajoy

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

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence declaration

Catalan leader says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence

Puigdemont made the comments this afternoon

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

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

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 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

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Protesters clash with police during demonstrations ahead of the Catalan independence referendum

Catalan independence referendum: Violence breaks out across Catalonia as voters clash with Guardia Civil

Violence breaks out across Catalonia as referendum voters clash with police

Videos and images go viral on social media as Catalan separatists condemn Mariano Rajoy and Spanish police

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

'Catalonia and the government in Madrid are headed for a big confrontation', says editor

'Catalonia and the government in Madrid are headed for a big confrontation', says editor

'Catalonia and the government in Madrid are headed for a big confrontation'

John Peet, The Economist's political editor, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension in Spain ahead of an independence vote in October

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting the other leaders of Europe at the summit in the Maltese capital Valletta

Theresa May has struck a conciliatory tone in her discussion of migrants' post-Brexit right

Brexit: Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Mariano Rajoy tells May Brexit must be quick and constructive

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Spain fear a Catalonian breakaway, and fear a Scottish move might trigger trouble at home

'Bad luck for Scotland' - Journalist explains why Spain will be obstacle on EU entry

'Bad luck for Scotland' - Journalist explains why Spain will be EU obstacle

Amparo Polo said Mariano Rajoy 'will be against any kind of proposal giving Scotland special status without declaring independence'