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# catalan - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,245 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued
# Belgium
# Belgium

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Oct 18th 2019, 11:59 AM 12,890 Views 18 Comments

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

# catalan - Monday 14 October, 2019

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid
# Independence
# Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,969 Views 45 Comments

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

# catalan - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem
# Backs Turned
# Backs Turned

Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem

Jul 2nd 2019, 1:24 PM 26,413 Views 87 Comments

Irish MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace wore t-shirts with an image of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# catalan - Monday 29 April, 2019

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections
# European Elections
# European Elections

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections

Apr 29th 2019, 10:32 PM 13,605 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal and a coup to democracy”.

# catalan - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla
# Goat Status
From The42
# Goat Status

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:34 PM 5,808 Views 12 Comments

The Catalan side rediscover their goalscoring mojo ahead of back-to-back Clasicos.

# catalan - Saturday 29 September, 2018

24 injured and two arrested during Barcelona rally and counter-protest
# Catalan
# Catalan

24 injured and two arrested during Barcelona rally and counter-protest

Sep 29th 2018, 6:53 PM 10,769 Views 13 Comments

The rally was to pay tribute to police deployed to prevent the 2017 Catalan independence referendum – but people outraged at the rally also turned out.

# catalan - Friday 27 July, 2018

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour

Jul 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 8,281 Views 12 Comments

Both sides are in the US for pre-season preparations.

# catalan - Monday 14 May, 2018

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'
# Independence
# Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

May 14th 2018, 7:09 PM 10,652 Views 7 Comments

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

# catalan - Friday 6 April, 2018

Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison
# Germany
# Germany

Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison

Apr 6th 2018, 3:18 PM 11,389 Views 32 Comments

A smiling Puigdemont emerged into the sunshine from the prison in Neumuenster where he has been held for nearly two weeks.

# catalan - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Apr 5th 2018, 10:27 PM 7,775 Views 24 Comments

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

# catalan - Monday 26 March, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests
# Independence
# Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

Mar 26th 2018, 7:33 AM 8,050 Views 40 Comments

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

# catalan - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory
# Independence
# Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Dec 24th 2017, 10:49 AM 5,758 Views 12 Comments

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

# catalan - Friday 22 December, 2017

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority
# Independence
# Independence

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:49 AM 16,469 Views 44 Comments

There was a record high turnout of over 80%.

# catalan - Friday 10 November, 2017

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

Nov 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 8,000 Views 28 Comments

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

# catalan - Monday 6 November, 2017

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Nov 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 7,580 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

# catalan - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,404 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

# catalan - Sunday 29 October, 2017

'Viva Espana': Pro-Spain protesters swarm Barcelona streets as Real Madrid head for rebel heartland
# Catalan Crisis
# Catalan Crisis

'Viva Espana': Pro-Spain protesters swarm Barcelona streets as Real Madrid head for rebel heartland

Oct 29th 2017, 3:26 PM 25,839 Views 87 Comments

Today is another hugely significant day for the future of Catalonia.

# catalan - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence
# Spain
# Spain

Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence

Oct 28th 2017, 6:00 PM 30,280 Views 270 Comments

“It is a travesty that in relation to Catalonia, this Fine Gael government ignores our country’s own history,” one MEP said.

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

Oct 28th 2017, 3:05 PM 24,298 Views 55 Comments

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

# catalan - Friday 27 October, 2017

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December
# Escalating Quickly
# Escalating Quickly

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December

Oct 27th 2017, 8:12 PM 39,662 Views 170 Comments

Earlier, the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a new republic.

# catalan - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis

Oct 26th 2017, 4:57 PM 7,225 Views 21 Comments

Carles Puigdemont said there were no “guarantees” in place “to justify calling elections today”.

# catalan - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Opinion: 'We Catalans supported the Irish struggle from 1880 onwards'
# Catalan Independence
# Catalan Independence

Opinion: 'We Catalans supported the Irish struggle from 1880 onwards'

Oct 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,656 Views 83 Comments

All Catalans ask our international counterparts who called for dialogue, to call for the same from the Spanish government, writes Albert Royo-Mariné.

# catalan - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona
# Catalan Showdown
# Catalan Showdown

Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona

Oct 17th 2017, 10:55 PM 25,069 Views 68 Comments

Around 200,000 people took part, a spokesman for Barcelona’s municipal police said.

# catalan - Monday 16 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence
# Yay Or Nay
# Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

Oct 16th 2017, 1:31 PM 11,127 Views 24 Comments

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

# catalan - Saturday 14 October, 2017

The future of Catalonia: How did we get here and what happens next?
# Reign Of Spain?
# Reign Of Spain?

The future of Catalonia: How did we get here and what happens next?

Oct 14th 2017, 8:16 AM 7,380 Views 6 Comments

The restive Spanish region is facing a huge week.

# catalan - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Catalonia asserts right to statehood but suspends declaration of independence for 'a few weeks'
# Break Free
# Break Free

Catalonia asserts right to statehood but suspends declaration of independence for 'a few weeks'

Oct 10th 2017, 7:08 PM 16,218 Views 74 Comments

Regional President Carles Puigdemont said today that Catalans had voted for independence.

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain
# Referendum
# Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

Oct 10th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,211 Views 63 Comments

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

# catalan - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Rajoy, you wuss. Defend the nation': Thousands protest in Madrid for Spanish unity
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

'Rajoy, you wuss. Defend the nation': Thousands protest in Madrid for Spanish unity

Oct 7th 2017, 4:43 PM 11,952 Views 32 Comments

Madrid’s central Colon Square was transformed into a sea of Spanish flags today.

# catalan - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
# Mediation
# Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,266 Views 134 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

# catalan - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'
# Showdown
# Showdown

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:46 AM 13,370 Views 97 Comments

Angry protesters rallied outside Catalan hotels where state security forces were lodged yesterday.

# catalan - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest

Oct 3rd 2017, 9:18 PM 16,628 Views 86 Comments

Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.

# catalan - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked
# Spanish Imposition
# Spanish Imposition

Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked

Sep 21st 2017, 6:00 PM 16,293 Views 42 Comments

Authorities seized nearly 10 million ballot papers destined for the vote.

# catalan - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote

Sep 16th 2017, 6:23 PM 10,306 Views 52 Comments

The mayors have all been threatened with arrest.

# catalan - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
# INDY REF
# INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Sep 11th 2017, 8:38 PM 41,605 Views 60 Comments

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

# catalan - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona
# Barcexit
# Barcexit

Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona

May 6th 2017, 6:22 PM 19,233 Views 51 Comments

Catalonia is currently governed by the Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes) coalition that backs breaking away from the rest of Spain.

# catalan - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers
# Not Amused
# Not Amused

Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers

Oct 3rd 2015, 3:54 PM 23,205 Views 94 Comments

Polish priest Krzystof Charamsa says he’s “out of the closet and very happy”.

# catalan - Friday 11 September, 2015

WATCH: More than one million people hit the streets to demand Catalan independence
# Barcelona
# Barcelona

WATCH: More than one million people hit the streets to demand Catalan independence

Sep 11th 2015, 8:17 PM 23,487 Views 99 Comments

There were some astonishing, colour-coded scenes in Barcelona today.

# catalan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Catalonia has a plan to leave Spain within 2 years
# On Yer Barcel-own-a
# On Yer Barcel-own-a

Catalonia has a plan to leave Spain within 2 years

Apr 1st 2015, 6:04 AM 9,878 Views 33 Comments

The September vote will act as a “plebiscite”.

# catalan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote
# Independence
# Independence

Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote

Nov 11th 2014, 9:07 PM 10,415 Views 29 Comments

The Spanish Government has rejected the result and ruled out any further vote.

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