3 Oct 2021
Exiled Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont "must be brought to justice," Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says, a day after the former regional head was arrested in Italy after fleeing Spain.
27 Sep 2021
Spain is still trying to extradite Carles Puigdemont over a 2017 Catalan independence vote conducted without Madrid's consent. The separatist leader said he would leave Italy but return for a hearing next month.
7 Aug 2021
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, along with two separatist allies, could now be extradited to Spain to face criminal charges.
30 Jun 2021
The meeting comes after the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pardoned nine Catalan separatist leaders in an atempt to improve ties.
22 Jun 2021
The nine separatists had been sentenced to long prison terms for their role in organizing a 2017 independence referendum. PM Sanchez says they are the first step in resolving the crisis between Madrid and Catalonia.
30 Sep 2020
Demonstrators gather in Barcelona after Spain's top court upheld a court ruling disqualifying Catalan separatist president Quim Torra from office.
19 Dec 2019
Masked protesters set bins on fire and throw rocks and glass bottles at police who respond with foam bullets in a street near Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium as Barcelona and Real Madrid faced off Wednesday in the first Clasico of the season.
13 Nov 2019
Traffic on a major highway between Spain and France remained at a standstill despite attempts to clear a blockade by Catalan activists. Police arrested dozens, including a truck driver who tried to force his way through.
16 Feb 2019
The failure to pass a budget vote appears to be the last nail in the coffin of the prime minister's term, marked by bitter confrontation with right-wing parties and Catalan separatists. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.
8 Feb 2019
Pedro Sanchez is facing criticism from all sides after he agreed to Catalan separatists' demands. Opposition parties have accused him of giving into "blackmail" in order to win budget votes and called for protests.
15 Apr 2018
Catalan protesters call for the return of jailed sepratist leaders and wave banners that say 'Puigdemont President.'
27 Mar 2018
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is awaiting to hear his fate at a courth in Germany following a European arrest warrant issued by Spain for his role in the declaration of independence.