Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who support the secession of Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on the region’s main holiday just weeks before a highly anticipated verdict in a case against 12 leaders of the separatist movement.
Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for former Catalan politician and St Andrews University academic Clara Ponsati
SPAIN has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for former Catalan politician and St Andrews University academic Clara Ponsati, who has been fighting extradition from the UK.
CATALONIA'S president is due to meet with Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and a former minister from the region facing extradition during a visit to Edinburgh on Wednesday.
FORMER Catalan education minister Professor Clara Ponsati will return to court today to continue her battle against extradition to Spain.
CATALONIA is best known for football, culture and city breaks in its capital city of Barcelona.
SPAIN faces a territorial showdown after Catalonia's regional parliament voted to establish an independent republic, prompting the Spanish Senate to authorise the government to take control of the region.
CATALONIA'S regional parliament has passed a motion saying it will establish an independent Catalan Republic.
CARLSBERG don’t do irony, but Spain does, as Thursday’s Fiesta Nacional de Espana proved.
VOTERS are ready to defy heavy security today to ensure the independence poll in Catalonia goes ahead – despite the referendum being banned by the Spanish government.
THE leader of Catalonia has said Spain is showing a "totalitarian attitude" with the arrests of Catalan officials and civil servants, and vowed to go ahead with an independence referendum despite legal warnings not to do so.